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While Americans' unconscious bias on the basis of sexual orientation and race dropped dramatically over a decade, bias against people based on body weight rose, a new study shows.
wbur.fm/2SK8Fa8

GoDaddy is injecting tracking JavaScript code to websites hosted on its US data center without asking.

If you want it gone you (the site owner) need to opt-out manually from your hosting console: igorkromin.net/index.php/2019/

Let's play a game, to help some of the newcomers make connections: name subjects and topics 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.

#coffee
#mysteries
#geocaching
#linux
#linuxmint
#mindhacks
#silentfilms / #silentmovies
#snailmail / #letterwriting
#learningPython
#gopher
#dataprivacy
#ADHD
#fountainpens
#LCHF

@FrozenError Trunk is a good place to start. It's a bunch of users sorted by interest or area of expertise. communitywiki.org/trunk

Chuck Norris can retrieve anything from /dev/null.

holes keep showing up in my pants 😤

We were recently and my 4 year-old was selected for extra screening at the airport. My wife wanted to . I told her we had no . My daughter said, "we have no right or lefts."

cromulent - a short story 

protip for windows users: install shareX it's a fantastic screenshot program that allows you to annotate/blur/etc things

protip for linux users: install flameshot, it is also very cool and lets you annotate/blur/etc

protip for macOS users: install a different operating system

I just found and joined the Mastadon wave 🌊 (is it a wave? not sure what to call it), regardless -- Hi 👋 !

Any for finding people to follow?

- a microSD card weighs somewhere around 0.4g
- the highest capacity microSD that's easily available is 256GB
- a trebuchet can throw a 90kg projectile over 300m

90kg worth of microSD cards is 225,000 of them

Therefore a trebuchet can throw 57.6PB of data over 300m

This would have the highest throughput of any telecommunications network ever created

oh wow, Omega are starting to make Caliber 321 movements again

For those who aren't total watch nerds, this is the watch movement that went to the moon inside the Speedmaster chronographs that were used in the Apollo program

hodinkee.com/articles/omega-re

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