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Why didn't I try youtube-dl on before? Of course it works.

Does anyone have experience with a signup flow, where users can apply for accounts, which are then activated by admins? I'm trying to come up with a solution for spam accounts that doesn't involve closing regs on our instance every time a new spam wave hits us.

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The main contradiction of liberal democracy is that it has largely been shaped through a history of various forms of illegal civil disobedience against entrenched power structures. Such civil disobedience is retrospectively seen as justified, and the people committing it are retrospectively seen as heroes. However, each successive generation is asked to believe that any further civil disobedience would be unreasonable.

After many years of thinking about the topic from all angles, and the majority of them spent advocating for it (before the term was even a popular thing), I have come to the conclusion that universal basic income is actually a rather bad idea. And that we should replace it with some kind of universal basic economic rights.

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The new Prosody release sounds fantastic. Fixes one of my major gripes with OMEMO, and has lots of improvements for multi-user chat:

German word of the day: Feierabendrunde.

In case you want to put a spacecraft docking to the ISS on a second screen, Cygnus is approaching right now:

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Apparently China's widely hyped new "social credit" system is mostly just the BoC's version of normal credit scoring. With the same issues as credit scoring in the rest of the world:

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This is worth a periodic re-share:

"Command-line Tools can be 235x Faster than your Hadoop Cluster"

Because sometimes the old ways are good ways. 🧓

Didn't even notice the integrated deep fryer in this kitchen counter, for like 10 days now. Canarians be mad.

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The most excellent and lamentable tragedy of Flat UI Design, in two acts.

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Kiwicon welcome message, in pure cyberpunk.

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