@yogthos this won’t happen again for decades, so the question we should be asking is
What have you accomplished since the last mercury transit?
Can Okta hurry up and do a “email for the sole purpose of identity provider” thing finally?
I want to anchor my accounts to an email address with a competent security team that offers this as a paid service.
Protonmail/fastmail would be ok for actual email, but I’m not going to anchor all my accounts to them, they are not that secure.
MRW newcomers ask how they can verify their accounts on Mastodon
It's simply not even being aware of 1001 non-problems that do not require attention.
Like disc access, since ssds became a thing we've been silently burning excessive disk I/O in a lot of cases, but noone even notices since things are still pretty fast enough.
With spinning disks you noticed because everything ground to a halt and you had audio feedback.
Galaxy brain evening tonight, but let me explain why "as computers get faster, software squanders all that speed. Boo software developers!"
It's actually a natural process, in that this happens a couple of steps before people think it happens.
Noone goes out to ignore performance/resource consumption. That's the natural, default state of things on a more fundamental level.
Optimizing is hard. It requires skills, vigilence and reasons to care.
Bloat comes from simply not having to optimize.