Apparently, there's been only one software heritage "crawl"[?] of youtube-dl, but it's still up https://archive.softwareheritage.org/browse/origin/visits/?origin_url=https://github.com/ytdl-org/youtube-dl
What's a good mastodon client for iOS?
I've been using amaroq because it was the only one I tried a couple years ago that supported alt-text for images, but it hasn't shown notifications for a long time and seems to not have kept up with mastodon updates for certain kinds of toots (polls, some images).
Youtube-dl is a legitimate tool with a world of a lawful uses. Demanding its removal from Github is a disappointing and counterproductive move by the RIAA. https://github.com/github/dmca/blob/master/2020/10/2020-10-23-RIAA.md
respiratory false alarm
Minor panic midweek last week when I started to feel sick Wednesday night (coincidentally, the day I got a flu shot, and the day of my dad's most recent treatment) and still through the weekend. It would have put me just about 5 days from my last Bay Area visit.
It would defeat the purpose of me staying mostly with my parents to help them if I then got sick. It doesn't help that one of the treatments my dad gets leaves him tired and congested for a few days.
This is a fascinating story about a doctor who found hand-washing effective in reducing mortality at maternity clinics who then got run out of the profession by doctors who couldn't accept that they were killing women with their own poor hygiene.
Fascinating until you get to the "takeaways" that is, which are the usual trash that it's the responsibility of those without power to convince those who have it, and if that fails it's the fault of those without power.
Back into blogging and I wrote a thing.
CW: mild incidental climate mention, minor swears, conservatism.
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