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I'm a software developer living in a haunted mansion in Chicago. I'm originally from Silicon Valley, a fact that I am both proud and ashamed of.

My pronouns are he/him/his; my website is evanhahn.com; my musical taste is embarrassing.

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"A Regulatory Framework for the Internet" describes a world where -powered platforms are -regulated and others (like Mastodon) are not.

Haven't settled on whether I agree with these ideas, but they're thoughtful and it was an interesting read.

stratechery.com/2019/a-regulat

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In 1977, a Texas newspaper made the egregious mistake of referring to Chewbacca as a "Wookie."

Forty years later, in 2017, the paper finally issued a correction — saying they "apologize to the seven-foot-tall hairy alien biped community."
n.pr/2J8kapT

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The new @protonmail update seems to fix the bug that caused macOS's Mail app to lock up. Huzzah!

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I WOULD LIKE TO PRESENT THE GREATEST WIKIPEDIA PAGE OF ALL TIME: LIST OF INVENTORS KILLED BY THEIR OWN INVENTIONS

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_

If you're looking for more good folks to follow on the fediverse, try , a very helpful, curated list: communitywiki.org/trunk

I hope YouTube comments are not preserved in the corpus of human history

"Where Would You Draw the Line?" by @PrivacyProject@twitter.com has you decide where you are on the spectrum with social networks, smart doorbells, etc, and then see what has happened that you're uncomfortable with nyti.ms/2Z2t1Pj

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bigshoulders.city

bigshoulders.city is a Mastodon instance for Chicagoans current, former, and future. Its name comes from Carl Sandburg, who once compared ships pulling out to “mastodons, arising from lethargic sleep.” Our goal for bigshoulders.city is to build a community of friends and neighbors across the Windy City. Toot your pho place recommendations, meet-up ideas, pothole gripes, creative dibs, and cross-town baseball taunts—whatever you want, as long it abides by our short and sweet content policy.

For now, membership in bigshoulders.city is subject to approval. if you don’t have an invite or referral, email our admin with a Toot-length intro.