I have to admit, I'm very discouraged by 'social media'. I feel, invariably, we build echo chambers and/or the "noise" overtakes the "signal".

I need a "No Solicitation" sign on my front-door

Watching "Spycraft" on Netflix. It's an interesting series with a lot of parallels in our 'normal' connected, digital world. Use encryption. Use strong passwords. Use a password manager and/or generator. Trust no one.

And I'm still on the hunt for development resources. How does one get started? What languages/tech do I need?

Android users, which app do you use for Mastodon? I'm thinking about installing one. Looks like there a number of options.

Just finished reading "SOLID is not solid" (solid-is-not-solid.com/) and I loved it!

I found many of the underlying criticisms 'on point'. However, as I have also moved away from SOLID, I found the entire book an enjoyable read.

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There is no such thing as a backdoor that only lets the good guys in. Together with Tresorit, @threemaapp and Tutanota, we are calling on EU policy makers to rethink anti-encryption proposals that would introduce backdoors in encryption platforms: protonmail.com/blog/joint-stat

On my slack profile: "Mostly I just goof off and crack inappropriate jokes."


Tonight, instead of reading about , or , I'm going to prepare for my game.

I love whisky, of the Scotch variety. I even have some. But I nearly always forget about it. Like, I just realized: I could be sipping whisky, right now!

Do people run their own instances privately for their friends & family?

In a couple of weeks I'm going to be running my first game. I'm going to run a "Doors to Darkness" scenario with the Starter Set Rules. Super Stoked!

I laughed, out loud, when I saw my stimulus check

Starting to learn more about . Seems like I'm a few years late but I'm hoping it's still a good skillset to have. Right now YouTube is my friend. Are there better resources for 'teach yourself' types?

I'm sure I'm going to have a hard keeping these separate, but my 'work' or maybe 'professional' account is @mriffe@ruby.social

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