Allrecipes wants to show me desktop notifications .... for some reason? In case a recipe is recalled? There's a revolutionary new way to combine eggs flour sugar and cream I'm not already familiar with?

Websites: do less. Much, much less.

I'm confused:

1. Hot dogs do not / should not come in cans.
2. The American Style can is the same size, but has fewer dogs and costs twice as much as the normal can.
3. WHY ARE THEY IN CANS?

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OH: "Remember making cinnamon rolls with Mom? Sprinkle raisins in, roll them up, cut them in half and put Velveeta in them... Mom had a real sweet with savory thing going on." ☹️

We are looking for a recent graduate to join our developer advocacy team based in London (UK). See details here: sec.wd3.myworkdayjobs.com/Sams We actively seek a diverse pool of applicants, including those from historically marginalized groups. Come join us!

I've been doing Dev Rel for a bout two years now, I am not going to stop any time soon but I cannot deny the effect it's had on my physical and mental health.

It's struggle balancing doing what I love with my long term health.

Friends don't let friends use a browser created by an ad company. Come to Firefox, we don't even *want* your personal data!
mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/new/

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It took seven months of paperwork, but our kiddo now has three passports (thanks, Belfast!) and Global Entry.

In his Global Entry photo, he's asleep in his pram, sucking on a dummy. It's valid until he's nearly 6 years old. 😂

Step 1: Move to UK.
Step 2: Eat raw cake batter.
Step 3: Don't worry about getting sick, because it's totally fine to do that over here.

Since some people are talking about the “death of the URL” … again … it felt like the right time to re-post something I wrote 2 years ag on the topic medium.com/@torgo/in-defense-o including a link to research that seems to indicate people DO know what URLs are.

I’ve been thinking a lot lately about how my social media use has changed in ten years. Time was I’d talk about feeling blue, what I was working on, stuff that was bugging me, water-cooler stuff. Now it’s more guarded/performative: pithy one-liners, media reviews, and social commentary.

My wife: "This gas station has a better view than anywhere we will ever live."

Today I learned that stores HTML5 Cache API content in a directory named "morgue" -- because that's where the bodies are.

Good thing the Pope is in Ireland, I need all the help I can get as I try to drive this manual transmission for the first time...

(If you see a black Ford Focus stalling its way through Dublin, say hello!)

Just revived an old account I made a year ago - follow @accessibility for developments in @Mastodon's journey to an inclusive web app

Finally figuring out how Mastodon works. Thanks, Leslie Patricelli!

Alright, time:

I'm Dan, and I'm a developer advocate at (). I recently moved to and am now hooked on afternoon tea and dysfunctional government.

In a past life, I was into . Now I'm into being a new and not doing risky things.

I like , , good , and my former home of .

Tech-wise, I'm focused on , , and , with some on the side. 👋

Huh. I'm watching another instance's local timeline, and want to reply to a toot. Unfortunately, it hasn't yet replicated to my home instance, so I can't interact with it.

Computers are hard.

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