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vile  ·  1282 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Copper is key in burning fat

Okay, sure, but people also shouldn't give up on currently known to work methods just because there may or may not be an easier way at some indeterminate point in the future.

vile  ·  1283 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Copper is key in burning fat

You don't reverse lung cancer by quitting smoking, though. If you fix your diet, you'll get to a healthy weight.

vile  ·  1317 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: James Blake's New Album "The Colour In Anything"

It's up on Spotify and iTunes.

vile  ·  1324 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Which web browser do you use/like?

    nobody can write a webpage that fits in under a MB

That reminds me of a talk I listened to recently - The Website Obesity Crisis

vile  ·  1324 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Which web browser do you use/like?

Firefox for the add-ons:

Expire history by days

FireTitle - for the aesthetics

Greasemonkey

HTTPS Everywhere

NewScrollbars aka NoiaScrollbars - aesthetics

NoScript - JS is sin

Omnibar - a e s t h e t i c s

Private Tab

Reddit Enhancement Suite

Self-Destructing Cookies

Stylish - A E S T H E T I C S

Tab Mix Plus

Tree Style Tab - This is the one that keeps me on FF the most

uBlock Origin

I've also got a custom userChrome.css loaded up in Stylish.

If I'm living in a terminal, I opt for w3m. It's the only one with out of the box image support on my system.

I'm keeping an eye on Netsurf, too. I think it has a lot of potential.

vile  ·  1329 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: 172nd Weekly "Share Some Music You've Been Into Lately" Thread

Andrew Bird and Annie Clark.

vile  ·  1331 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: 29% of Android devices can’t be patched by Google – Naked Security

That feels really weird to me that someone wouldn't know what a flip phone is. I've had a smart phone longer than I've had any other type of phone, but the idea of a basic cell phone never left me. I suppose there is an entire group of younger folks who have only ever owned a smartphone, which is a little surreal and a little frightening. Maybe it's just me, but I feel like something is lost when you have the internet at your fingertips 24/7. I am by no means a luddite; I'm a programming student, after all. I do, however, think that moderation is a good idea when it comes to technology. That's just my 2¢, though.

vile  ·  1331 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: 29% of Android devices can’t be patched by Google – Naked Security

There are a few ways to avoid being in that 29%.

1. Get a device that runs stock android e.g., nexus phones.

2. Get whatever device you want, then root and flash it with an actively maintained rom. This will be more difficult with some devices than others.

3. Don't get an android device. That leaves Windows phone (why torture yourself?), iPhone (what is customization?), and Blackberry (is Blackberry still relevant?).

4. Don't get a smart phone.

5. Relinquish all of your worldly possessions, and meditate under the Bodhi Tree until you reach enlightenment.

I'm currently transitioning from state 2 to state 4. I've turned my Note 3 into a dumb phone in preparation for my return to the world of flip phones and no apps.

vile  ·  1331 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Feature request

GodOfAtheism suggested reducing it to 1/2 badge per badge received. I think it could be taken further to 1/8. This would be congruent with the hub wheel and the share wheels. The value of a badge wouldn't decrease that much, either, since you would still have to make 8 badge-worthy posts in order to get a new badge to spend.