Advertising on the Fediverse

It would be mind-bogglingly difficult to build an ethical ad platform that would be accepted by the Fedi community.
But.

(original thread starts at https://tech.lgbt/@silvermoon82/109325175432086325)

I imagine there’s some huge panic going on in the ad industry right now; birbsite was, until last month, one of the major outlets for advertising, but a) advertisers don’t want to appear beside Nazi shit, and b) the eyeballs are moving to the “Lawless hellscape of no use to anybody for advertising”.

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First Thoughts: Term-accessibility

I’ve seen a fair amount of chatter recently regarding accessibility of terminal apps, and it has me thinking. There’s been a recent growth of both full TUI toolkits and of lighter cli polish and shine modules, lots of tools to make the terminal more accessible and generally more comfortable for the average user, but it can come at a cost – these kits can make the cli less accessible to some sets of users, especially people with low vision, using screen readers or other assistive technology.

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iPad as a Dev Console, Part 1: SSH

I recently got an iPad to replace my venerable Huawei tablet, and I’ve been exploring how to use it for dev work.

I work mostly in on Linux, so my requirements are pretty modest:

  • ssh terminal
  • sftp for file management
  • editor with sftp
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MastoBot 0.1.0-2

I’ve published another prerelease of # to ; this prerelease expands coverage of the MastoBotAPI class and significantly improves method documentation coverage.

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Geek Porn: Unboxing a mint PowerBook 1400

A member of theLEM PowerBooks list got their hands on a factory-sealed PowerBook 1400, and shared the unboxing photo set:

A member of the LEM PowerBooks list got their hands on a factory-sealed PowerBook 1400, and shared the unboxing photo set:

I can haz powerbook?
Slideshow at Photobucket »

Very nice set.

SimpleOpenID for php

The library I’m using for Rosebleed (and other projects, both major and minor) is SimpleOpenID from PHPClasses.org.

The original class did most of what I needed, but I made some minor changes. I’ve emailed the original contributor to offer my changes back, but until I hear back, I’ve posted my modified version here:

Comments/feedback always welcome.

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