Moderation Log

Date/Time Moderator Story/Comment/User, Action, Reason
2020-07-25 14:40 -0500 pushcx Story: Working From Home
Action: deleted story
Reason: Article is not about computing.
2020-07-25 14:07 -0500 (Users) User sigint
Action: changed own username from "atti1a" to "sigint"
2020-07-24 20:02 -0500 (Users) Story: Pursuing Speed, Pt. 2
Action: changed tags from "web a11y" to "web a11y rant"
Reason: Automatically changed from user suggestions
2020-07-23 15:23 -0500 (Users) User xxdesmus
Action: changed own username from "abuse" to "xxdesmus"
2020-07-23 09:52 -0500 (Users) Story: A globally-distributed, eventually-consistent, 100% available key-value store
Action: changed tags from "databases distributed" to "databases distributed satire"
Reason: Automatically changed from user suggestions
2020-07-23 09:13 -0500 pushcx Story: A globally-distributed, eventually-consistent, 100% available key-value store
Action: changed description from "I know this project is mostly ironic. But thinking about it, using UDP to serve a key-value store seems quite appropriate." to "", changed markeddown_description from "<p>I know this project is mostly ironic. But thinking about it, using UDP to serve a key-value store seems quite appropriate.</p>\n" to ""
Reason: Please don't use the story text to write comments.
2020-07-22 22:07 -0500 (Users) Story: Ruby Method Overloading
Action: changed title from "Ruby Method Overloading ·" to "Ruby Method Overloading"
Reason: Automatically changed from user suggestions
2020-07-22 09:18 -0500 pushcx Story: Replace PGP With an HTTPS Form
Action: changed title from "Cryptography Dispatches: Replace PGP With an HTTPS Form" to "Replace PGP With an HTTPS Form"
Reason: Please don't include blog/series names in titles.
2020-07-22 07:59 -0500 pushcx Comment by pushcx on Text-Only Social Network
Action: used Sysop hat
2020-07-21 20:13 -0500 (Users) Story: A Generation Lost in the Bazaar (2012)
Action: changed title from "A Generation Lost in the Bazaar" to "A Generation Lost in the Bazaar (2012)"
Reason: Automatically changed from user suggestions
2020-07-21 15:25 -0500 (Users) Story: What debugging technique did it take you entirely too long to learn?
Action: changed tags from "debugging" to "debugging ask"
Reason: Automatically changed from user suggestions
2020-07-21 11:24 -0500 (Users) User sdubinsky
Action: changed own username from "robotreader" to "sdubinsky"
2020-07-21 10:18 -0500 pushcx Story: Stop ‘using’ “useless” ‘“‘QUOTES’”’
Action: changed tags from "design web education" to "web rant"
Reason: Fixing tags: article is not about design or education, but is certainly a rant.
2020-07-21 08:36 -0500 pushcx Story: BadPower attack corrupts fast chargers to melt or set the device on fire
Action: changed title from "BadPower attack corrupts fast chargers to melt or set your device on fire" to "BadPower attack corrupts fast chargers to melt or set the device on fire"
Reason: Toning down clickbait headline.
2020-07-21 08:27 -0500 pushcx Comment by pushcx on An exploration of why Python doesn't require a 'main' function
Action: used Sysop hat
2020-07-21 08:26 -0500 pushcx Story: An exploration of why Python doesn't require a 'main' function
Action: merged into fumh1r (Why doesn’t Python have a main function?)
Reason: Merging response into main story.
2020-07-21 07:16 -0500 (Users) Story: What's New in Thunderbird 78
Action: changed title from "Whats New in Thunderbird 78" to "What's New in Thunderbird 78"
Reason: Automatically changed from user suggestions
2020-07-21 00:22 -0500 (Users) Story: What's New in Thunderbird 78
Action: changed tags from "email" to "email release"
Reason: Automatically changed from user suggestions
2020-07-20 20:30 -0500 (Users) Story: A Month-and-a-Half of Self-Hosted Email
Action: changed title from "A Month-and-a-Half of Self-Hosted Email - paritybit.ca" to "A Month-and-a-Half of Self-Hosted Email"
Reason: Automatically changed from user suggestions
2020-07-20 17:51 -0500 (Users) Story: Identifying Unintended Harms of Cybersecurity Countermeasures (2019)
Action: changed title from "Identifying Unintended Harms of Cybersecurity Countermeasures" to "Identifying Unintended Harms of Cybersecurity Countermeasures (2019)"
Reason: Automatically changed from user suggestions
2020-07-20 13:16 -0500 (Users) Story: Eytzinger Binary Search
Action: changed tags from "programming" to "compsci"
Reason: Automatically changed from user suggestions
2020-07-20 07:46 -0500 pushcx Story: Twitter Got Hacked, Is Mastodon Immune?
Action: merged into uptmet (Joe Biden, Elon Musk, Apple, Uber, and others hacked in unprecedented Twitter attack)
Reason: Merging response into main story.
2020-07-18 13:46 -0500 (Users) User danieldk
Action: changed own username from "iswrong" to "danieldk"
2020-07-18 11:57 -0500 alynpost Story: Cloudflare outage on July 17, 2020
Action: unmerged story xbl6uc incorrectly merged in to story uptmet
2020-07-18 11:25 -0500 alynpost Comment by alynpost on Joe Biden, Elon Musk, Apple, Uber, and others hacked in unprecedented Twitter attack
Action: used Sysop hat
2020-07-18 10:28 -0500 alynpost Story: Cloudflare outage on July 17, 2020
Action: merged into uptmet (Joe Biden, Elon Musk, Apple, Uber, and others hacked in unprecedented Twitter attack)
Reason: merge retrospective in to story submitted earlier.
2020-07-17 22:44 -0500 (Users) User videogame_hacker
Action: changed own username from "half-cambodian-hacker-man" to "videogame_hacker"
2020-07-17 13:01 -0500 (Users) Story: Twitter introduces a new, fully rebuilt developer API, launching next week
Action: changed tags from "apl" to "api"
Reason: Automatically changed from user suggestions
2020-07-17 08:51 -0500 pushcx Story: Don’t Mock Types You Don’t Own
Action: changed title from "Testing on the Toilet: Don’t Mock Types You Don’t Own" to "Don’t Mock Types You Don’t Own"
Reason: Please don't include blog/series names in titles.
2020-07-17 07:31 -0500 pushcx Story: Who’s Behind Wednesday’s Epic Twitter Hack?
Action: deleted story
Reason: Already posted in the comments of https://lobste.rs/s/uptmet
2020-07-16 19:08 -0500 pushcx Comment by pushcx on Joe Biden, Elon Musk, Apple, Uber, and others hacked in unprecedented Twitter attack
Action: used Sysop hat
2020-07-16 18:53 -0500 pushcx Story: EdgeDB 1.0 Alpha 4 “Barnard’s Star”
Action: changed description from "Proud to announce another alpha release of EdgeDB, a new relational DB based on Postgres. It supports GraphQL as well as a new strictly-type functional query language EdgeQL. Would love to answer any questions! (I'm the co-founder and CEO)." to "", changed markeddown_description from "<p>Proud to announce another alpha release of EdgeDB, a new relational DB based on Postgres. It supports GraphQL as well as a new strictly-type functional query language EdgeQL. Would love to answer any questions! (I’m the co-founder and CEO).</p>\n" to ""
Reason: Please don't use the story text for writing comments. Also there's an 'edit' button for the first hour of posting so you don't have to delete and repost.
2020-07-16 13:54 -0500 (Users) Story: Windows and Linux: A Tale of Two Kernels (2004)
Action: changed title from "Windows and Linux: A Tale of Two Kernels" to "Windows and Linux: A Tale of Two Kernels (2004)"
Reason: Automatically changed from user suggestions
2020-07-16 13:54 -0500 (Users) Story: Windows and Linux: A Tale of Two Kernels (2004)
Action: changed tags from "video linux windows osdev" to "video linux windows osdev historical"
Reason: Automatically changed from user suggestions
2020-07-16 10:00 -0500 pushcx Comment by pushcx on Joe Biden, Elon Musk, Apple, Uber, and others hacked in unprecedented Twitter attack
Action: used Sysop hat
2020-07-16 08:29 -0500 pushcx Story: Who do I have to kill to get access to GPT-3?
Action: deleted story
Reason: Lobsters is not a place for last-ditch customer support via public shaming, take this elsewhere.
2020-07-16 08:29 -0500 alynpost Story: Hackers Convinced Twitter Employee to Help Them Hijack Accounts
Action: changed tags from "meta" to "security"
Reason: The meta tag is for stories about Lobsters, which this isn't.
2020-07-16 08:21 -0500 pushcx Story: Hackers Convinced Twitter Employee to Help Them Hijack Accounts
Action: merged into uptmet (Joe Biden, Elon Musk, Apple, Uber, and others hacked in unprecedented Twitter attack)
Reason: Merging into main story, which you posted. Stop reposting this, add comments.
2020-07-16 08:17 -0500 (Users) Story: Windows and Linux: A Tale of Two Kernels (2004)
Action: changed title from "Windows and Linux: A Tale of Two Kernels - Tech-Ed 2004" to "Windows and Linux: A Tale of Two Kernels"
Reason: Automatically changed from user suggestions
2020-07-15 23:21 -0500 (Users) User nyanshak
Action: changed own username from "Twixt" to "nyanshak"
2020-07-15 20:04 -0500 pushcx Story: Twitter Accounts Of Jeff Bezos, Bill Gates, Joe Biden, Barack Obama Hit By Hackers
Action: deleted story
Reason: We already got zero-calorie mainstream news submission of this.
2020-07-15 17:56 -0500 (Users) Story: Joe Biden, Elon Musk, Apple, Uber, and others hacked in unprecedented Twitter attack
Action: changed tags from "meta" to "security"
Reason: Automatically changed from user suggestions
2020-07-15 12:55 -0500 (Users) User heylucas
Action: changed own username from "synth" to "heylucas"
2020-07-15 11:50 -0500 pushcx Story: The Fake Cisco: Hunting for backdoors in Counterfeit Cisco devices
Action: merged into hfggbv (The Fake Cisco)
Reason: Dupe, paper from story.
2020-07-15 09:07 -0500 pushcx Tag: practices
Action: Updating tag practices, changed description from 'Development and business practices' to 'Development and team practices'
2020-07-15 08:48 -0500 pushcx Story: Open Source Sustainability
Action: deleted story
Reason: Removing business analysis.
2020-07-15 08:03 -0500 pushcx Story: The Common Lisp Condition System – upcoming book
Action: deleted story
Reason: Removing ad - there's nothing here to discuss.
2020-07-15 07:08 -0500 pushcx Story: Design and Implementation of Participant-Led Research in the Quantified Self Community (2019)
Action: deleted story
Reason: Article is not about computing.
2020-07-15 07:07 -0500 pushcx Story: New EU regulation strengthens hand of developers and publishers in dealings with storefronts
Action: deleted story
Reason: Removing business news.
2020-07-15 07:06 -0500 pushcx Story: Welcome to Element! [Riot chat renamed to Element]
Action: deleted story
Reason: Removing business news.