Chris Remington

Volunteer amateur systems administrator for Beehaw. Stay-at-home dad. Outdoor enthusiast.

  • 36 Posts
Joined 1Y ago
Cake day: Jan 28, 2022


Please, would anyone like to provide the benefits of using Thunderbird?

I’m almost completely done with corporate owned platforms. I have a couple of niche subreddits left. However, I’m currently building out in order to replace those.

I’ve never understood the allure of Twitter, not even from the very beginning. I have never used it and I never will.

Cyber scammers target parents, grandparents for digital theft | 60 Minutes
Anyone can be duped by scammers. This is a huge problem that needs solutions.

I think you meant “Lemmy” and not “Lummy”. Yeah…I’m beta testing this and made a post about it yesterday here.

Alternative implementation of the Bitwarden server API written in Rust and compatible with upstream Bitwarden clients*, perfect for self-hosted deployment where running the official resource-heavy service might not be ideal.


Satellites reveal widespread decline in global lake water storage
> The findings underscore an urgent need to incorporate climate change and sedimentation impacts into sustainable water resources management "to protect essential ecosystem services such as freshwater storage, food supply, waterbird habitat, cycling of pollutants and nutrients, and recreation," according to an editor's summary accompanying the study.

KeePassXC could be another viable choice. Bitwarden has been free of any incidents for the eight years that I’ve been using it.

New iOS app for Lemmy now available for testing
You can join the Mlem testing using the following link:

It was introduced with the 2022 models, yes.

YouTube is introducing unskippable 30-second ads for TV
To get around this you can install [SmartTubeNext]( Supported devices are Android/Google TV; Nvidia Shield; Android-based TV boxes; Amazon FireTV.

Chinese hackers outnumber FBI cyber staff 50 to 1, bureau director says
> Wray said the country has “a bigger hacking program than every other major nation combined and have stolen more of our personal and corporate data than all other nations—big or small—combined.”

The Future of Social Media Is a Lot Less Social
[Non-paywalled link](

Tiny hybrid robot can identify, capture a single cell
> Researchers from Tel Aviv University, Israel, have created a micro-robot the size of a single biological cell that navigates using both electricity and magnetic fields and can identify and capture a single cell, opening the door to a vast array of applications.