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much to my lack of surprise, @maffsie can be incredibly extra sometimes (featuring @htw)

#FursonaCareGuide

🖐️Pet regularly
🐶Ensure adequate play
✈️Be prepared to travel
🚿Frequent grooming
⚠️Beware tail when excited
🎨Fur compliments appreciated
🦈Keep clear of sharks
❤️Mild-mannered, good boy

so i brought up wanting one of *those* glowing soft cat lights for my desk and both @maffsie and @htw are already discussing how to turn one into an IoT meme cat that turns red and has angry eyebrows when you say "alexa play despacito" at it

i can't even

remember you can use bridge.joinmastodon.org/ to find mastodon accounts for twitter people (and using it helps others find you, too)

Ok, let's try an experiment. You can use this page to sign up for Toot!:

toot-beta-signup.herokuapp.com

It will remain open as long as I dare, and hopefully I won't run completely out of beta tester slots!

And remember, not everything works yet! Report bugs at github.com/DagAgren/toot/issue, but remember to check if they are already there!

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henlo

now using Tootdon as suggested by @maffsie since I was having some auth issues with Amaroq

relaunched my instance on Google Compute Engine. maybe less breakage this time?

Toot. This place hasn't been the same since I accidentally trashed my instance. :c

Good to know: Raspberry Pi is not vulnerable to Meltdown/Spectre because they use processors that don't do speculation.

Also a nice, clear explanation of how the vulnerabilities work.

raspberrypi.org/blog/why-raspb

Apparently I had a broken AAAA record for my Mastodon instance. Hopefully as caches expire things will self-repair.

2017 me, emerging from DeLorean, to 1995 me:

So, this new 'Pentium' chip, turns out the whole 'speculative execution' road is a bit of a mistake. Yes it makes Doom faster but 22 years later all our computer systems are hacked each week by gangs of roaming cyber-criminals wearing vintage 80s micros as cosmetic jewellery on their leather jackets

1995 me (stuck in E1M2): Got it, Doom will get faster

2017 me: Did you even hear a word I said? I said the 80s are going to be fashionable again.

Stolen from Reddit r/Sysadmin

"A CPU predicts you will walk into a bar, you do not. Your wallet has been stolen."

And google post in advance it's disclosure of intel (but also of AMD and ARM) security vulnerability.

That looks like a real mess.

security.googleblog.com/2018/0

Turns out TempleOS isn't affected by the Intel bug

Which I'm sure is good news for all one people that use it

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