Modded my x270: Now I can charge it via USB-C and still have the built-in USB-C port available for other stuff.
It’s this mod by mikepdiy:
(It fits perfectly fine, the gap is from my broken bottom cover.)
In April last year an announcement from Twitter caught my eye. It seemed a harbinger of things to come.
A year on and the ramifications have rippled beyond that platform to AWS, Google Play and the list goes on as gatekeepers remove that which they deem dangerous.
The question however is are they only removing that which is dangerous and false, or also that which is dangerous and true?
Uhm, that didn't take long:
"Freenode IRC operators now engaging in routine abuses of power"
Got some BIG new on the #Apple Accessibility front! Check out AssistiveTouch for Watch, Image Explorer for VoiceOver and SO MUCH MORE! It’s a HUGE year for #accessibility. https://www.apple.com/newsroom/2021/05/apple-previews-powerful-software-updates-designed-for-people-with-disabilities/
Could not be more proud to work on this team!
The OSS bubble that is and the blogging bubble that was – Baldur Bjarnason
“The biggest problem—and this isn’t limited to web development—is how it has baked exploitation into the core worldview of so many people.”
Me, on the OSS bubble in web dev https://www.baldurbjarnason.com/2021/the-oss-bubble-and-the-blogging-bubble/
Are you ready for in car ads? No, not on your radio (while you listen)!
Ford patented new advertisement system using cameras outside (for parking etc) to bring the billboard right into your car for you.
Last week I did the first upgrade to my #reform when I added an NVMe SSD and configured to boot from it. I wrote a blog post about it
This was day 8 of #100DaysToOffload
Weird - writing a Paypal scams article for a client (how to avoid them, not how to do them) and using Google docs because that’s what the client uses, when suddenly…
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Which is odd.
I’m guessing Google scans the documents for known spammy /scammy phrases?
Yet another reason I don’t use Google unless I have to…
I Mailed an AirTag and Tracked Its Progress; Here’s What Happened
Topics: software development, expat/immigrant life, philosophy, coffee, street art Languages: ES 🌕 EN 🌖 DE 🌗 EO 🌘 #nobot
I'd love to share this virtual home with a few like-minded individuals. While everyone is welcome to apply (accepted languages: es, en, de, eo), I'll ask that you share a bit about yourself to see if we'd be a good fit. You can of course, read my bio and toots to see if you'd enjoy joining.