I know it’s lunchtime when I get a visitor in the office…

doing two months’ bookkeeping and I think I have a new bio…

One of the best photos of @gigapup ever taken. Just makes me smile to look at it. (Taken by @aral)

Ah crypto = cryptocurrencies. cons = conferences.

Still, this one is a truly original comic genius. (Non-English names are scary, aren’t they?!)

‪I’ve made it, I’ve finally been called an SJW on Reddit.‬

‪(That is an amazing self-own in the title.)‬

Still stuck resting, thanks to flu straining the tissue between my ribs. But I’m being kept company by this majestic fool (and being cared for by @aral.)

Road trip from Cork to Surrey is going well. @gigapup is scoring 4/5 for car behaviour, though I’d generously award him 2/5 for the duration on the ferry.

My first attempt at doing this from scratch, I’ve made a little gingerbread shack. (Photo by @aral, including a sneaky Osky begging in the background.)

This is a next-level anti-GDPR dark pattern from Forbes.

I selected that I only wanted the “required cookies” (no cookies should be required to read a text article.) “This may take up to a few minutes to process.” 🤔

The worst way to start a privacy policy is with a condescending excuse.

If you use Safari on macOS, you can right-click the address bar when visiting a site to get ‘Settings for This Website’ such as disallowing use of mic/camera/location (useful on dodgy sites!) and the page zoom level (handy when the text size is too small!) A very hidden menu.

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Little updates, posts, and toot-able things by Laura Kalbag. Leave your surveillance capitalism shackles behind and come join me in the fediverse! Want to know why I’m here? Read my post on ‘What is Mastodon and why should I use it?’