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Children. I do not see the bliss in this.

β€” EshtΓ’n Udistkol, chief medical dwarf

A quirk I love about modern english (early and current) is that whenever we noun a verb the stress moves from the first to the second syllable to denote "thing-ness"

Hence, you record a record; rebels rebel; a permit permits; an envelop envelopes; and you suspect the suspects.

Please boost.
Fediverse, I have a request.
If you know a woman that is:
-from Ethiopia, Sudan or South Sudan
-Tech savvy
-Has an interest in Digital Safety and Security

Can you have them reach out to me? (DM if you need an email addy instead) We’ve a Safe Sister Digital Safety Fellowship specifically for them, and applications are open until September 28 and I’d like to send them information.

Book idea (high effort, dunno if I'll do it): a survey of alternative computing systems in the style of Seven Languages in Seven Weeks. What should I include other than smalltalk, colorforth, oberon, templeos, and menuet?

Slack should incorporate a Twitter search for "slack down" into their status page; spikes in msg/s are a better indicator of trouble than whatever they're doing behind the scenes to generate that dashboard.

Today has been all about the eating β€” yoghurt marinade with cardamom & sumac, mixed salad, pickled red onion and some *very* potent garlic sauce πŸ’‹πŸ‘Œ

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I love a goodbad Amazon product shot photoshop job, so I chuckled when I saw this earlier. But I wasn't prepared for the second photo πŸ˜‚

Am I the first person in the "fediverse" from ? I'd like to think with 1.5M+ folks I wouldn't be, but knowing Hereford as I do, it wouldn't surprise me 😁.

Anyway, if you're in Hereford hit me up, let's get a pint in the barrels πŸ‘

β€œTo help some of the newcomers make connections: name 5-7 things that interest you but aren't in your profile, as tags so they are searchable. Then boost this post or repeat its instructions so others know to do the same.”


Every time I flog a bunch of stuff on eBay I tell myself "you'll get some dumb questions" and every time I find myself amazed.

Title of listing: "Panasonic SA-BT222 blu-ray home theatre system blah blah".

First line of description: "Panasonic blu-ray player…"

First question I get: "does this play blu rays?"

Remember Macedonia’s pro-Trump fake news sites? Our new investigation with
the Investigative Reporting Lab Macedonia and BuzzFeed News reveals they
weren’t just run by teenagers looking to make a quick buck off of fake

The true story involves a libertarian lawyer, high-profile Americans
-- and an ongoing global investigation that includes the FBI.

Read the story here:

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Mastodon @ SDF

"I appreciate SDF but it's a general-purpose server and the name doesn't make it obvious that it's about art." - Eugen Rochko