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Gergely Polonkai

@minego just found this in a local toy store.

’s “swipe up opened image/video to dismiss it” feature is so convenient it really bugs me i can’t use it in other apps.

White boys on dates late at night, glowing because they're so pale, they attract the swarm.
By the thousands moths fly out of their ancient mothing grounds and all at once, the boy is gone. In his place the moths have left you a gift. It is a small lamp.
It is beautiful.

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I've settled on a name for my #ActivityPub #WordPress plugin - #Pterotype! It's an early precursor to the typewriter, which seemed appropriate for WordPress.

Honestly though, the main reason I chose it is now it can have a cute Pterodactyl logo. That will go nicely with Mastodon's prehistoric theme!

Now I just need to find someone who can draw a cute pterodactyl...

Dear Fedi,
do you have a cool tool to create step by step tutorials inside a website, with little pop-up showing where to click and what to do?

Boosts appreciated

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You wake up to a gust of wind. As you look around, your bed is in the middle of a huge plains.

@Purism can i use the Librem Key’s disk encryption capability with other OSes?

I just realised i have RMS’ GPG key in my key store. Wonder where (and why) i got it from…

TIL there is a UTF-8 character for ㎜.

I really miss my Palm III… PalmOS is still my favourite mobile OS.

“When we shame or violently otherize people in the name of dogma, it becomes a problem.

If we’re not conscious of our dogma, it can become a blind spot that lashes out at you and others from the shadows. When dogma fades into the illusion that it’s ‘just the way things are’, bad things can happen.

Dogma has to be a conscious choice.”

(If you are interested and don’t like Medium, i can send you the whole post)

Every time i see someone on the street wearing headphones i can’t not think “they must be listening to some awesome piece of music”.

What’s your favourite track today?

I love how on iOS, to uninstall apps, you press and hold on an app and this causes all of the app icons to quiver in fear as you choose which ones to destroy.

the secret strat for having the optimal masto experience Show more

Reading online news, 2008:
- go to website
- read news

Reading online news, 2018:
- go to website
- no, don’t share location
- hell no, don’t send me notifications
- consent to cookie warning
- consent to policies
- no, don’t open in app
- no, don’t want the newsletter
- skip inspirational quote
- close full page ad
- read news