@emsenn@myasstodon.xyz I think we do know what will happen in an overburdened healthcare system because it is happening in Italy right now: treatable patients die. Sitting in a chair in a courtyard without their family.

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I have a rule; if a machine resists getting fixed for longer than the duration of The Matrix, it's broken. Leave it alone for a bit.

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Got a Philips CD-i a week ago with a few educational titles. Replaced the drive belt and the thing loads right up, plays burned games perfectly! Let me know if you happen to have a spare video expansion card laying around so I can watch CD-i digital video discs.

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@emsenn cool idea! let us know how it goes. Are you thinking of switching to an RPi 4 soon? I got a 2GB one and it's quite a bit faster.

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while date +%s | figlet | lolcat ; do sleep 1 ; clear ; done # Watch the Unix clock in style with figlet and lolcat. Tonight it passes over 1555555555 seconds.

@Gina obviously the later part of that last toot is very much what has worked for me, and may not work for you or others.

FWIW I'll turn 36 in a month.There are also many times when I still get an even worse feeling that I'm not happy.

But I did want to offer that I relate, and that there might be things you haven't found yet that will either help with fulfillment, or in my case help with perspective.

@Gina I swear it somehow get's work and better at the same time...

Personally I had a really hard time with "is this it?" when I finally finished college (I went part time and it took 8 years) and had a kid and a house. It felt like I had spent all my effort on these things and felt like "now what?"

Soon after I got more into (secular) Buddhism and started to find some really pragmatic stuff that clicked. I think ultimately this is all there is, but one can stop and realize that's ok.

@tootbrute I think I’m going to give YunoHost a shot. Any advice? Does it have any native support for BTRFS or anything else to counter bitrot?

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As a listener I would rather get the content with the warning than not get the episode. At least for a content heavy show like Libre Lounge. For more casual shows maybe not.

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"Remember: If it's not ISO 8601, it's not a date, it's just hanging out"

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SDF.ORG is one of the best spots in Cyber Land. While I maybe self-hosting a social instance or two for family and friends. I can assure you I spend more time on SDF. :-)

If you are familiar with ECHO and PIPELINE from back in the day SDF is that X's 1000. And if you want to compare to panix...SDF whips their ass. :-)

While I agree with decentralization and privacy, you cannot do it at the expense of community. So check them out and check out ANONRADIO.NET powered by SDF.ORG.

@snowdusk_ @SDF
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@tootbrute
Stuff us way more complicated than it was just a few years ago because of https. I was trying to set up NextCloud with a snap recently and it was a pain to do anything except let NC take over the whole domain.

I've appreciated your series of posts both to learn a little and realize other people are frustrated with this stuff too.

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Oh my goodness I've just learned a thing about The Matrix that causes it to make a lot more sense: In the original script the humans were used as neural network compute clusters by the Machines and as a crucial component of The Matrix itself.

Which is why humans who were aware of the simulation could control aspects of The Matrix - their minds were part of its foundation.

Unfortunately the test audiences had trouble understanding this concept so the studio changed the human role to "batteries".

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Instagram ranked worst for young people’s mental health [0].

I am very aware of the toxic side of IG and look forward to establishing Pixelfed Labs [1]. The goal is to get the community involved in solving these tough issues through discussions, proposals and implementations.

We can build better alternatives if we work together!

[0] - rsph.org.uk/about-us/news/inst

[1] - mastodon.social/@pixelfed/1015

@snowdusk_ I wasn't able to join live, but I enjoyed having some great coding music for work today. Thanks!

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In my experience it's used as a spice. My personal first thought is from knowing a couple of people from Morocco and this killer chicken and rice dish, but it's widely used in Indian and Southeast Asian food.

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