I play football every Sunday evening and then I can’t sleep every Sunday night.

I started watching this new Invincible cartoon from Amazon’s streaming service and it’s the second show from them I’ve watched lately with an evil Superman analogue. What do Amazon have against Superman?
Oh yeah, Jeff Bezos is the real life Lex Luthor.

I’ve sunk more hours into this book than I probably have for any book before. I’ve finally finished it and I must say it was fascinating, and I can only imagine what it would have been like to read when it was first published. It must have been revolutionary.

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Getting into Denial by Toby Weston. This month's #FediverseBookClub read.

Still lots of time to pick it up and join us.

Pick up the book here
https://gumroad.com/2oby#CJTQA

And join us in the XMPP room for the discussion near the end of the month. Feel free to join anytime tho as we're always in there.

bookclub@chatrooms.youdabomb.social

@fediversebookclub

Mastodon is my favourite social media platform and one of the reasons is that it never feels like it’s luring you in. I know that I can check my home feed two or three times a day and it will only take about five minutes each time and it does a much better job than the birdsite of showing me what I’m interested in.
If I check Mastodon more frequently, I know that there won’t be anything new, so I never feel the urge for a quick refresh.

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I’m really proud of the healthy relationship I’ve been building with social media platforms lately.
In the past, I would could spend hours looking at absolute rubbish which brought me no joy at all, but now I quickly get bored looking at the stuff.
I deleted Facebook years ago, but it’s taken me a long time to realise that all the others are just as bad. I haven’t deleted accounts on all of the other platforms, but I no longer have a craving to check them every five minutes.

I'm trying to score 100 goals in 2021. Check out how I got on in March!

jiewawa.me/football/march2021/

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The day has arrived. I can finally present you all my new project.
Inspired by NewPipe, Nitter, Invidious or Bibliogram, here comes Lingva, an alternative Front-end for Google Translate.

github.com/TheDavidDelta/lingv

It's a completely Free and Open Source project, so you can host your own instance. The directions are on the project's README.
You can also make any kind of contribution. Feel free to Pull Request.

Finished watching The Boys last night and really enjoyed it. I’m a fan of the superhero genre but this was a nice new take

I didn’t mind really. I’d built a habit of turning my laptop on and then going to get a drink.

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I don’t know why but my Emacs daemon load time has dropped from 18 seconds to 1.5 seconds overnight.
I think it might have been a problem with how I set up the daemon with systemD as it would normally only open after I connected to a network.

signal被墙了让我别无选择,self host起来

There have been so many times when I go to the bathroom and realise I have to turn the light on with the switch by the bed. Everything is so obnoxious and everything feels like a giant step backwards. This whole ordeal really reiterates to me how pointless smart technology is and how it tries to solve problems that don’t really exist.
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Staying in a Chinese “smart” hotel and it’s by far the most annoying hotel I’ve ever stayed in.
First thing I did was unplug the Alexa like device. I don’t want it recording everything my wife and I say.
But really it’s a bit like a classic UI vs UX problem that’s annoyed me the most. “Let’s make the room look “clean” and “minimal” by only having one set of light switches in the whole room.
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As of @Nextclouders 21 you can view & edit #emacs #orgmode files as text: github.com/nextcloud/text/issu

That's great! Another way to collaborate in real time on .org files.

Having three books on the go at any time is a game changer. I’ve been reading a Chinese book lately and it’s made it clear just how slow my reading speed is and can make me feel demotivated.
Reading three books at the same time actually motivates me to read all three of them even more

Richarlison is coming into great form. It’s exactly what we needed at this point of the season.

I’ve been eating cereal for breakfast recently for the first time in years and I forgot how great it is

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