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Found out about this super useful git command for checking out the previous branch:

git checkout -

Not sure how I went this long without knowing that, but I'll be using it all the time now :D

Went out to the Peak District to show Zoe some of my teenage climbing haunts. Accidentally became a catalogue model in the process:

Zoe is dead set on being Wonder Woman for Halloween so I'm working on making Godkiller out of EVA foam.

I've watched a lot of tutorials online but this is the first time I'm trying it myself. It's going well so far!

I wish more VR/gamedev folks posted here instead of birdsite. I love my Mastodon feed but it's still very mastodon-focussed.

To that end: If you're posting VR and/or gamedev on the fediverse (or know someone who is), let me know! I want to follow you!

Side note: I'd love to hear about Mastodon users who are into Kubernetes.

If you are one or know of any please let me know!

I know so much more about Kubernetes than I did a couple of weeks ago, but I'm still at the stage where I have to follow a guide to get much of anything done.

For example! If I want to automate registering SSL certs I can install a special Issuer component. To do that I use Helm, which is a package manager for K8s. I didn't even know that was a thing!

Then there are 'charts' for automating the setup of entire apps in the cluster...

The list goes on. I'm enjoying myself though!

@pixelfed I love that this exists, I've got my fingers crossedfor our success.

A couple of questions:

How are you planning on keeping the site sustainable (paying server costs, etc.)?

Can I follow folks on pixelfed from my Mastodon account? If not is that coming?

vidja.social is now running mastodon 2.4.0!

Check out the changelog here for details on new features: github.com/tootsuite/mastodon/

Thanks to @Gargron and all the contributors for their work on the latest release.

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We need more speedrunners on the Fediverse!
If you know any, let me know!

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#Mastodon v2.4.0 is 🎉 finally out! 🎉

github.com/tootsuite/mastodon/

The changelog is long, but here are some highlights:

- Better offline support
- DMs column
- New profile options
- Hide who you follow if you want
- 120% better report UI for mods
- Narrower privacy policy!
- High contrast theme
- Web Push API opened up to app developers! Easy push notifications possible in all apps now
- Performance improvements
- Various fixes and improvements 😋

I'm learning about Kubernetes today, which has been made much more interesting thanks to the existence of this comic: cloud.google.com/kubernetes-en

Also! This guide/tutorial is very good and I recommend going through it if you want to know what all the fuss about infrastructure-as-code is: github.com/Artemmkin/infrastru

I'm a little disappointed that I missed registering theguns.how, I could have used welcometo.theguns.how as a Mastodon instance!

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I'm trying to put together an introductory class for a #HackerSpace group that is starting up in #Bismarck, ND. I was wondering if any of y'all #bash and #linux literate folk might have any particular interactive bash #tutorials that you would recommend? I'm seeing many on the google; personal recommendation by anybody with the know will help me sort things out quite a bit. ;)

Thanks in advance!

Here's a good video from DHH about a pattern for properly deleting data when a user leaves your platform: youtu.be/AoxoPfilKqE

It's especially valuable now with GDPR requirements looming on May 25th.

Before and after I cleaned the office coffee machine

My coffee was a little cruncher than usual this morning

Look at these silly sleepy ferrets

There's a new patch for Rainbow 6 siege today, but on the other hand the Stardew Valley multiplayer beta is now available too!

Evidence of peak gaming if ever there was any!

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