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I'm a nerd from (Calgary, Canada) into software, and a bit of among other things. I host my own email and web including the mastodon instance as a hobby.

I work on stuff like , and personally, and professionally in the field of .

Also big advocate of .

I'm kind of libertarian but closer to Chomsky than Rand.

This stuff is electrifying!

I think if @ajroach42 reboooted this series from his maker space it would turn out fantastic

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What the world needs is a return to Quality Educational Programming such as that provided by the good Professor Julius Sumner Miller

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So, now that Alberta has the most active cases of COVID per capita than any other jurisdiction on the continent out dithering government has FINALLY decided we need to take action.

It's not like this is a surprise--there have been 3 waves, all but the first handled the same timid and terrible way by our leadership. First our Christmas was ruined by such mismanagement, and now it looks like Victoria Day long weekend will be too.

"Bitcoin plunged today, from it's high of $319,650 set yesterday, to only $1,043. But that's still a big win for those who purchased it last weekend at $17." -- CNBC analyst Amy deRanged.

I hope @ajroach42 remembers to include a home for wayward row-butts in the new makerspace

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hey @squirrel and I are getting our first vaccine jabs tomorrow :ablobspin: :blobrainbow:

anyone know if the microchips in AstraZeneca are compatible with WireGuard I want to make sure our 5G links with BillG are secure

It's a snowy slushy Sunday here and that means staying out of the weather and crawling around for a bit.

I'd like to see if I can get Babel routing going on my node. Do I need to get permission/assistance from @djsundog or can I just beg forgiveness later?

The articlle @kepstin wrote looks pretty clear; just wondering what I would set for XX in the "participant number"

Once I run out of "plumbing" to tinker with I might actually start hosting something worth talking about!

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You may experience a slower Internet speed if you have a firewall or VPN enabled. Try turning them off to increase your speed.

Gee THANKS TELUS for the SOUND ADVICE :blobfacepalm:

Well, among other things I set up an authoritative DNS server on my gateway to for a couple of TLDs:


Now I have to figure out what to do with them lol. Has anyone else set up DNS in and also does zone transfers with others or set up forwarding with @djsundog or others?

I'm making some time this cold but sunny day to "jazz up" my little junction of and my home/hobby network in general (I wanna all the things!)

This shouldn't affect any of by public internet presences but some new TLDs may pop up in the tubes. Interestingly, however, the geolocation powers that be once again randomly think I am simultaneously in Calgary, Alberta (IPv4) and Fremont, California (IPv6).

The interwebs don't know what to make of my

food crime in progress 

i made a sandwich but instead of bread I used slices of gluten free angel food cake

I have no regrets and make no apologies

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