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RT @russ1mitchell@twitter.com

"When I began covering Tesla in the Spring of 2016, the company started grooming me.

"It took several months to realize it, but Tesla’s media approach was to find reporters who would in effect serve as a public relations contractor, and then suck up to them with access to Musk and other access."

(Read the whole thread, and if you like it, the underlying articles and data.)

twitter.com/russ1mitchell/stat

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@tomasino Yeah, that's a nope from me.

@lilithsaintcrow I can say with 100% confidence that my exercise watch has never told me I am going too fast.

@molly0xfff In particular, I had never considered the ramifications of a node member replicating an potentially illegal 'thing' and becoming potentially liable as a result.

I've decided to increase the size of the pole I use to push crytocurrency away with. 20ft should do for now.

@molly0xfff Really, really good - thanks so much for sharing that.

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the trick is to write "respectfully yours" at the end so he can't get mad

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horrifying ai art 

@prehensile Well that's sleep killed for me for like the next week.

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This article about making more sustainable clothing choices points out that by wearing a garment twice as many times as the average before discarding it, the environmental impact is lessened by 49%.

It goes on to say that it's hard to get numbers on what average is, but one survey estimates clothes get worn seven times. Looking at all the factors, I understand it. But thinking about how little 14 wears is, 7 hammers home the frantic pace of it all.

nytimes.com/2022/05/20/fashion

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@dressupgeekout Email is hard. Every couple years I square my shoulders and decide to 'get serious' about running my own email server.

Every time I get a good look at what would be required, I decide 'maybe another time'.

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I know I shouldn't have to say this but please don't invest in a new project from the same company that had such a big crash it almost destroyed the entire crypto market

RT @terra_money@twitter.com

1/ Terra 2.0 is coming.
With overwhelming support, the Terra ecosystem has voted to pass Proposal 1623, calling for the genesis of a new blockchain and the preservation of our community.

πŸ¦πŸ”—: twitter.com/terra_money/status

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Hey, y'all.

I don't care how people do things on other instances. That's the beauty of the Fediverse. Everyone can join a place they feel comfortable and move along if they don't.

We here don't deal with a shooting or anything else by encouraging shooting or hurting more people in a violent matter. Doesn't matter who those people are. We do recommend just about every other type of resistance.

Not only is it stupid, but it's also the exact kind of stuff murderers put up themselves beforehand often enough. I'm not dealing with that.

If you post it; if you boost it- you are gone. No warnings issued.

Don't do it here.

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Fascinating to see this list of #privacy tests across a range of #web browsers (including a few browsers I had not heard of): privacytests.org/

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Another Linux/Unix poll:

/etc is pronounced:

Yeesh.

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All this year, I've been teaching students about the concept of "ordered liberty," the balance between public good & private freedom. It's a fundamental idea when discussing American government.

We contrast this sort of political equilibrium with one of full, unimpeded liberty, or the "state of nature," where anyone can do anything they like to anyone else without any restriction. The only consequence is what others may do to you.

There is no ordered liberty when it comes to guns here. There is only a state of nature - a Hobbesian one that is nasty, brutish, & all too short. It is absolutely not what the Founders or Framers intended. Anyone who claims as such - that there's some unrestricted right to gun ownership and use - is blowing so much smoke up your ass you might as well call yourself a chimney.

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