On the left: a pair of $100 JVC noise-cancelling headphones.
On the right: a pair of $15 "AmazonBasics" headphones.
The AmazonBasics have so much better sound quality it's truly sad. I never even realized until I had both headsets in the same place, and decided to switch them out one after the other for a bit, just to see.
Just moved mcnamarii.town to a managed Mastodon account at @mastohost -- it's amazing. I should've done this a year ago! :P
They were even able to migrate my existing instance and data at no extra cost, and it took less than 30 minutes of downtime.
Thanks to the team at Masto.host!
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So, apparently the latest Windows 10 1903 update is an absolute mess, if you've tweaked your Cortana settings at all. (Read: tried to disable Cortana as much as possible.)
Apparently Cortana will just start running in the background, using 30% of your CPU, and won't stop.
I'm using my Ubuntu partition as my main now, because of this. Why do I continue to run Windows? It sure isn't consistency, anymore, since Windows 10 came out. :P
Finally deleted my Instagram account, after letting it lie dormant for half a year. Facebook makes it _really_ hard to delete an Instagram account (their last site that's actually gaining users, I'm sure):
1) You can't delete it from the app
2) There's no UI or link to delete it through the web interface
3) You have to Google "how do I delete an Instagram account", that leads you to a page using an _old_ UI that looks like it's out of the iOS 2.0 web app days: https://instagram.com/accounts/remove/request/permanent/
Seriously -- pay me overtime, and you'd get 55hours a work out of me. Otherwise, I'm just giving you free work.
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