I swear, every package I get through fedex involves them making at least one trip across my state before delivering it.
This is why a package that is *in state* on Sunday has an estimated delivery of Tuesday.

Can't wait for all the bottles to have been destroyed too.

For context: my current DSLR sits at 16 MP, until i upgrade to the 24 MP model (D7000 vs D7200).

If I had the processing power (and disk space) to deal with like... 8 GB raw scan files until they're split into individual frames, I'd have my *film scans* be higher resolution than my *DSLR.* (Though, in practice, you're NEVER using an image that large anyways)

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Since Mastodon is the elephant app, that makes all other social networks irrelephant.

Holy mother of...

the TIFF files that I have this scanner exporting are about 1.7 GB for a 4800dpi scan of 12x 35mm frames, color. About 600 MB in B/W. Res 12560x45791, so about 14 MP per scanned frame.

Native scanner resolution: 6.4kdpi. Max selectable: 9.6kdpi (there's a 12.8k option that's disallowed). Even a 4.8k scan takes 10 minutes for *1/3 of a roll* and my laptop can barely handle it. I tried opening a 9.6k scan and GIMP completely died.

Side note:

WHY IS COLOR NEGATIVE COLOR BALANCE SO DIFFICULT?!

This has no less than three color munging steps: color calibration (Traditional white balance), color correction, and then a notch filter just to remove some residual tints.

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Okay, people. Pick one: which image looks better?

Same exact negative, just changed the scanning equipment.

Today I found out: Matomo charges _$160 per year_ just for the privilege of knowing what keywords someone typed into Goog / DDG / Bing to get to you.

That's outrageous, since I can _already see that on the search console itself._

Oh mediacom, you're so.... not worth it.

Ping graphs. Green (usually) dots are the average response, shading are the percentiles, and colored sections represent packet loss. That's what you should focus on... the packet loss.

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Ukrainians are selling used Russian Tanks on eBay

Ah, Mediacom. Where you can be told "no we don't do this" UNTIL you give them the traceroute, then they're like "oh okay I'll create a ticket for the NOC to look at."

I expect higher quality from Mediacom *Business* than to tell me "We don't block port 113, I don't know what to tell you" as I'm staring right at Liberal staff telling me IDENT is failing, and my firewall showing 0 packets off a pcap.

I love ISPs.

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I once again need volunteers who would be okay with appearing in App Store screenshots.

f-droid's de facto complete lack of any sort of malware is literally more important than any theoretical concern imo

is it possible to sneak malware in if you really tried? yes

is there malware? no absolutely not

you go on google play and download a flashlight app and the top 20 results are all malware lol
sure f-droid has some pretty shit apps but none of them will infect your phone, and to be fair f-droid also has a handful of extremely high quality apps that you would have trouble finding otherwise
so idk, for the average user f-droid is just de facto higher quality apps, and confers more security just by being a little more tightly controlled by forcing apps to be open source (malware people will typically not want to make their shit open source. that's usually how it works)

I wonder if I should quickly swap over to glitch-soc while I have nothing else to do.

Unless someone wants to recommend something else?

"I about shit myself when I saw the initial notification"

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