@unpretty I hear ya. I do my best to avoid buying stuff from Amazon, but what with super useful features like WhisperSync and some folks (especially self-publishing authors of things like erotica/romance novels etc) publishing exclusively on there, it's bloody hard sometimes!

@etbe YouTube *does*. The < and > keys. (I.e. shift+, and shift+. )

@xssfox except that's not a random fox; it's the same fox as yesterday!

@xssfox I have not encountered this but this is a whole other level of Nope!

It's like most people just have *no* idea how Docker images work or something and are just copying random code excerpts off the internet or something. Which is probably true, but no less concerning.

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I was just reading up on the Signal Proxy thing (See signal.org/blog/run-a-proxy/). Their current Dockerfiles make some... *interesting* choices, to say the least. They have two identical Dockerfiles rather than just using one, and install nginx on ubuntu rather than using the upstream nginx image (both of these issues are fixed by different, currently unmerged, PRs).

Also, if Signal weren't a centralised messaging system (like @matrix or @session ) this wouldn't be as much of a problem.

I was digging around in the LG ThinQ mobile app (LG's IoT app) to try to reconnect my washing machine to my WiFi (don't ask), and noticed this page which shows my washing machine's energy usage over time.

That's great and all... but where are the units on the Y-axis of this graph? For that matter, where are the *numbers*? All I can tell is that on 2 days in the last week I used some energy and the other days, I didn't!

Happy Visibility Day, everyone! In Australia, the Strand Bi Us forum (mostly online) is happening this weekend for anyone interested: standbius.com/

Pictured: me, popping into the visible light spectrum just for the day. (I'm in bed because I have COVID 😢)

Image CW: selfie, eye contact

@doot do you do that before or after applying the fingernails?

Tomorrow you can buy any .au domain that hasn’t already been claimed; the six-month priority period expires today.

There should be several upcoming comical examples of businesses that didn’t buy theirs finding a domain squatter has bought it.

@hugh incidentally, I really appreciate the newsletter emails I get from Who Gives A Crap, which are primarily images *all* of which have sensible Alt text such that I can read the email without needing to load the images at all. It's quite a delight.

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