Regarding the current discourse over The Guardian and the word "queer"—it's a letter, in the opinion section, from a person unassociated with the newspaper. Stop acting like it's The Guardian's official stance on it.
Can you imagine contrarians in the 90s arguing about how CDs would never replace the floppy disk because of something stupid like “you can’t scratch a CD!” and how they’ll probably come out with a higher-capacity floppy any day now.
Turns out my Mastodon cross-poster is being shut down in a month or so (because of Twitter intentionally nerfing it), so now you *have* to follow me over there to get the good content. chitter.xyz/@batbeeps
CW: A minor gripe about jobs in general (not mine, specifically)
Employers where you basically need to be in a leadership or management position to get a decent raise/promotion/bonus are pretty meh.
I don’t want to have control other people.… awoo.space/@batbeeps/109483425235927218
Me: Bamboozled over how to make a client JS-only theme switcher without a FOLM (Flash Of Light Mode) on each page load.
Also me: So accustomed to deferring JS initialisation in projects that I never thought that I could... just not do that.
Fur Affinity adds profile banner support: 🤔
> Must be uploaded in exact dimensions.
> Exact dimensions are pretty awkward.
> Site-wide news banner cuts off part of the image anyway.
> Forcibly converted into artifact-y JPEG.
> Does… awoo.space/@batbeeps/109415293486445279
Does anyone make a mechanical keyboard with the exact same layout as a UK Apple keyboard?
It’s kinda annoying having all these sweet shortcuts and macros set up as I do but then having to change what physical keys I’m pressing depending on which keyboard I’m currently using.
Can't wait for him to turn off the archive downloading microservice because it's not 'needed', thus breaching GDPR and bringing the ire of the European Union down on him. @IanColdwater/1592188128944705537
The preview of new TweetDeck totally misses one of the benefits of TweetDeck, which is being able to show feeds from multiple accounts in one view—making you need to switch between accounts manually, like the regular Twitter website. Avoid.