Recovering from a lost or broken phone

2024-03-16 | Estimated reading time: 5 minutes

Not too long ago, a friend of mine and I had a conversation about how we keep doing more and more things on our phones, which then led to me pointing out the elephant in the room: “What is your plan for if/when you lose access to your phone?”

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Two-factor authentication (2FA) on Lemmy is a hot mess

2023-12-10 | Estimated reading time: 5 minutes

It’s been about half a year since Reddit effectively locked out third-party apps (RIP Apollo 🫡) and I have to admit that I kinda do miss Reddit a bit. Old Reddit makes it more bearable – there even is a browser extension that automagically redirects me to Old Reddit –, but most of my Reddit consumption was on my phone…

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Why am I building a personal website in 2023‽

2023-11-11 | Estimated reading time: 4 minutes

Building and running a personal website, let alone a static one without (much) JavaScript code, feels a bit anachronistic in 2023. But at the same time, recent events in the social media world – especially Twitter becoming X and Reddit effectively shutting out 3rd party clients – may be a gentle push towards sharing more content in a more decentralised way.

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Huy Dinh

Senior Software Engineer
at Solaris SE