Something is compelling me to run btrfs and zpool scrub on my backup disks today

if you run nextcloud and downloading a large calendar fails (and maybe you check the logs and see something starting with "PHP Fatal error: Allowed memory size of")

try `sudo snap set nextcloud php.memory-limit=256M`

related: i signed up for this by trying to use container magic products, didn't i

I've had it up to HERE with the frickin WINDOW BLINDS companies and how they're HURTING LAW ENFORCEMENT. Don't they have any concern with the SAFETY of the AMERICAN PEOPLE?

twitter.com/razhael/status/118

I want to hang out with you and talk about what the hell we're all doing with our lives

Every time I use masto, I'm reminded hey! this is based on that other harmful thing without reconsidering the impacts of that design before mass adoption!

this isn't a critique of masto specifically, i ran a statusnet instance a long time ago, same deal

the way a chrono feed misappropriates attention feels disheartening

What do you think is the most important problem to solve in tech?

Just watched #TheGreatHack on #Netflix. What I appreciated about this #documentary on #Facebook and the whole #CambridgeAnalytica scandal, is that it's one of the few #privacy #documentaries to get that protecting personal data isn't just about not seeing personalized ads for stuff you're more likely to want. It's about protecting ourselves from mass psychological manipulation and behavior modification techniques. These are techniques that actually work *best* when people believe they don't.

I'm starting to think that people skills and communication problems are the greatest barrier to productivity in software development

tech shit, loss 

my `.bash_history` appears to be truncated down to 2k lines. It was several hundred thousand lines of reference (and remembrance!) to all the work I have been doing for years. And my backups appear to have the truncated version.

Techposting; recommended Firefox add-ons for security (updated recommendations) 

NoScript Security Suite: blocks content loaded from other domains

uBlock Origin: blocks ads

Privacy Badger: detects and fights attempts are cross-site user tracking

TrackMeNot: sends garbage data to various search engines known to track users to mask your real searches

HTTPS Everywhere: uses SSL/TLS by default with sites known to support it

Decentraleyes: it replaces Google tracker-laden scripts with compatible, trackerless local versions

CanvasBlocker: alters JavaScript when attempts at fingerprinting your browser are detected

Privacy Settings: allows access to various privacy settings without needing to dive into about:config

P.S. Instead of NoScript, you may wish to use uMatrix. The two are functionally similar, but some users prefer the interface of uMatrix and also the fact that uMatrix allows you to allow and disallow content of different types from different domains, exclusively on the current domain.

I replaced a recommendation to use an extension called AdNauseam with TrackMeNot because AdNauseam is not compatible with popular ad blockers. TrackMeNot is similar in sending garbage data to mask your legitimate information, but doesn’t rely on loading ad trackers to do so.

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