Let's make a deal: Young people will stay home during outbreak and old people will in turn stay home during elections.

Another idiotic internet-related action... 🤦🏻‍♂️ Thierry Breton (European Commissioner for internal market) persuaded to downgrade video quality to solve a non-existing problem of internet traffic being too high because of people working from home.


Coronavirus, climate change, silver lining 

@marcel_kolaja Ironically, the identical emails they're complaining about are from the campaigns such as saveyourinternet.eu , existing exactly because most of them don't have a clue about how the whole internet works... :/

I have chaired a voting session in the European Parliament for the first time. It was fun. I didn't expect that I would teach members how to use e-mail. 🙂

All launching in 2020 and beyond will receive automatic updates directly from for at least 8 years since the device platform release.

I wish that was the norm with phones, TVs and other electronics as well.
Longer warranty, support and SW updates especially should be the subject of next big round of legislative push around the world.


This week's @tag meetings included:

• Web Transport, to improve games and live streaming
• Proposals for APIs to measure clicks (like on an ad) -> conversion (like a purchase)


The clean room engine launched in May 2018 is already able to render most of the full desktop Gmail.
Apparently, it's still possible to develop a browser from scratch. And not just possible but useful, since Flow claims to "deliver over twice the frame rate of other browsers".


It turns out that since Mastodon 3.0.1 only the first four hashtags in a pinned hashtag search column actually work.


There's no warning, no error message, and no limit to the number of hashtags you can put into the box. It just... fails silently.

#mastodon #meta #github

I got reports that a couple of instances where their federation stopped working. I suspect others also might have a slower federation because of jobs stuck in their Sidekiq queue.

I have done some debugging and came up with a patch github.com/tootsuite/mastodon/ that I will start installing in a minute.

You should expect around a 15 second downtime during the patch installation.

This patch will strip metadata from audio files. This was the only way I found to solve this issue until a fix is issued.

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So 🇨🇿​ people, what to see in Praha in the beginning of the september?

#Praha #Prague

When even after several years large portion of the general public still doesn't understand the benefits of , recruits for their new ad campaign to talk about irrationalities involved...


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