Great write-up of the concerns that must be thought through when creating right-to-left designs on the web.
A lot of human history is just people putting stuff inside them and hoping something good happens.
> Violent reactions to karaoke singing have made headlines in Malaysia, Thailand and the Philippines, with reports of killings by listeners disturbed by the singing. In the Philippines, at least a half dozen killings of people singing "My Way" caused newspapers there to label the phenomenon "My Way killings"; some bars refuse to allow the song, and some singers refrain from vocalizing it among strangers.
Social Networking Election Tampering News Show more
"Russia funded Facebook and Twitter investments through tech magnate"
Current Events Show more
"Gunman storms small-town Texas church, killing at least 26"
Last night I decided to finally move my websites from HTTP to HTTPS, a move I've put off for a long time because certificates are expensive, and Let's Encrypt doesn't play nice with Windows, or my webserver software of choice.
But now that I'm running nfg.zone on a Linux box, I've got that latter problem sorted out.
I expected 3-90 minutes to do the job, it took more than four hours to sort out the reverse proxy, 301-redirects, Wordpress, and dozens of hard-coded HTTP links...
But it works!
Seriously. Expires November 10. https://mastodon.sdf.org/media/181S3aKFj2eMajzjxWg
US Politics Show more
The GOP has had a power vacuum for about a decade now, and am fascinated to see how it progresses. https://www.nytimes.com/2017/10/21/us/politics/mccain-cancer-trump-career-twilight-speech.html?partner=rss&emc=rss
why i left twitter Show more
i was a part of the mastodon wave that came when donald trump was elected and twitter forced my account to unblock and *follow* him
i only ever log on there to check in on friends or see cute pics now, very rarely
i'm glad to be here, i did not expect to be a part of such a tightknit community
"The Secretive Family Making Billions From the Opioid Crisis"
Interesting read about how incorrectly aligned incentives make people do dishonest stuff. And mattresses.
"Sprint, T-Mobile call off merger after months of talks"