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Dark theme for Tweetbot for OS X

See: https://github.com/lucifr/Tweetbot-for-Mac-ColorScheme Excerpt:- Usage Download the Colors.plist file. Go to /Applications/Tweetbot.app/Contents/Resources/. Either by right clicking on Tweetbot.app and choosing “Show Package Content” or by pressing Cmd+Shift+G in Finder and pasting the path in. Backup the original file /Applications/Tweetbot.app/Contents/Resources/Colors.plist to a safe place. Copy the downloaded Colors.plist and paste … Continue reading

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Pride hikoi

This year I marched in the Friday Trans March and the Sunday Pride Parade for the 2016 Toronto Pride festivities. There was increased police presence everywhere because of Orlando (and many cops were in a bad mood because they got … Continue reading

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How to make gamed STFU

launchctl unload -w /System/Library/LaunchAgents/com.apple.gamed.plist

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Nonbinary trans plaudits for the McLean Clinic in Mississauga

This review is about “FtM top surgery”. I had mine done by Dr Hugh McLean in late 2015. Every stage of the process was superb: I have not felt more welcomed in any medical environment in Toronto in over a … Continue reading

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Aotearoa 3rd gender passport achieved!

Hey everyone. I’m now the proud owner of a New Zealand passport marked with “X” gender, which is neither “F” (feminine) nor “M” (masculine). So much love to everyone who helped this happen. ❤️💛💚💙💜

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Awkward Yeti rocks

The Awkward Yeti cartoon is hilarious. See for example

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Sideloading f.lux onto iPhone 5 running iOS 9.3

From the f.lux website:- Sideloading f.lux on iOS with Xcode 7 In Xcode 7, you can install apps directly to your iOS device with a free account from Apple. So we decided to make a beta version of f.lux for … Continue reading

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Pretty Norwegian weather graphs

Found some rather pretty weather graphs that suit my brain. First, the meteogram http://www.yr.no/place/Canada/Ontario/Toronto/avansert_meteogram.png Second, a nice ASCII Version for the command line meteogram: finger toronto@graph.no one-liner: finger o:toronto@graph.no https://0p.no/2014/12/13/graph_no___weather_forecast_via_finger.html There’s also ascii art: curl wttr.in/toronto

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Wireless Apple keyboard and mouse grow much better batteries

The new Apple wireless (BT) mouse and keyboard have much longer battery life than their predecessors, making them much more useful. But gawd, are they expensive! Keyboard tip to self: I’ve grown so used to my switched modifier keys (caps lock … Continue reading

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Removing Google Updater

Installing Google Chrome sneaks in a very annoying Google Updater app that is always phoning home, even after you decide to UNinstall Chrome. It is possible to remove the little bastard! Assuming it is in the /Library (rather than the … Continue reading

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