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Is there a term for services that let you entirely replicate data such that being offline isn't an issue?

For example, when I use git, even if my git server is blown away, my local copy can simply override the central one.

Similuarly my imap syncronizes locally to a maildir, so if my imap server died, I'd be able to put it back.

This is how more things should work IMHO, and i"d love to know the nam ofthis feature so I can talk about it.

Here we have a person whose from an older generation expressing many of the ideas that we hope people would embrace around around gender and identity, and the headline they chose is hilighting his not understanding a very specific, modern term and using that as a way to ridicule him.

How about instead of that, we say "Wow this person is espousing the kinds of views we want people to have, even if they use a different vocabulary than many of us use today?

complex.com/pop-culture/2019/1

I'm going to try to record a show tonight about my friend Greg Schnitzer and the ways he informed me as a friend.

Some shows never make it to air, hopefully this one will be good enough.

death 

I just found out that a friend of mine died just over two years ago.

That may seem like a long time not to know, but for the last ten years, I would reach out and not get anything back. Eventually I stopped trying.

Nonethless I have extremely fond memories of my friend, introducing him to a project he loved, and him sharing his passion for that project with me, and meeting his friends and family.

Goodbye Greg Schnitzer. I miss you.

At Costco I picked up a piece of cardboard that I paid for with a piece of plastic which I traded in for another piece of cardboard that represents digital currency.

thanksgiving, diet, keto 

In case anyone is curious, the stuffing is a keto stuffing chaffles, and then adding in some celery, onion and sausage (and of course egg as a binder with turkey stock).

I think it and the pie are the biggest hits, and the best part is I can make more chaffles for thanksgiving sandwiches.

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thanksgiving, diet, keto 

Thanksgiving outside the US isn't easy. It's hard to find all the ingredients, especially when it's all keto, but we have turkey, gravy, cranberry sauce, mashed cauliflour, stuffing, brussell sprouts, a pumpkin and pecan pie.

All of it is keto. We're def. not staying within the lines tonight, but we'll have food for days.

After listening to some Haketia music, I went looking for more, and this is so incredible, beautiful and haunting.

youtube.com/watch?v=D32Tw2jNJN

Visited the synagogue of the oldest congregation in the US today. 1654... Over a hundred years before the US became a country.

It's a Sephardic synagogue. It was also the first time my partner read Ladino with Hebrew characters.

If I had unlimited time on Earth, I'd learn Yiddish and I'd encourage her to learn Ladino. Sephardic culture is so different from what I grew up with yet and so vibrant and beautiful.

Drinking Yerba Mate out of a gourd with a bombilla for the first time. What a big difference!

Still a little bitter for me. I might add some peppermint or cinnamon to cut through it, or maybe use a different brand of tea (this one is quite old- turns out I was using way too little for a long time too).

There are too many small items that Amazon has that make it nearly impossible to leave entirely, but I think with both Costco and Target stepping up their game, I may be able to eliminate needing Amazon for most items, and I think/hope that in the first half of 2020 I can get rid of Amazon Prime.

I've heard people who use Apple really like thier implementation of the W3C Payment Request API. Am wondering about it and privacy. Anyone have info to share?

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"With streaming services there's no reason to pira-"

Exclusive content

Content that can easily be removed by any contract changes

Region locking

Not being able to offically know which content is available before subscribing

Bad UI

DRM playback

Online only

Only on supported devices/OSs/browsers

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my sister-in-law wanted to make a toy for her 2 year old nephew who likes turning on and off light switches so I helped her learn to solder and we put together this box with 5 different switches and a bunch of different LEDs mounted on it.

the switches all interact in different ways, and some of the LEDs are RGB so you can play with it for several minutes before you figure out how everything works together.

I think the kid is going to love it.

Comedy Kitboga Hypno Music Woosa 

Kitboga is a guilty pleasure for me, and this is hillarious.

youtube.com/watch?v=l4EmC44kyB

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Are you worried about your #privacy after #Google acquired #Fitbit? If you are looking for a privacy respecting alternative I can only recommend to have a look at #Gadgetbridge and chose one of the supported devices as your next wearable. gadgetbridge.org

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