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We Will Become Silhouettes by The Postal Service is pertinent again.

I don't like that. I always thought of it as a fun "world is ending in a full on nuclear exchange" song.

birdsite ideas on improving discourse 

I was listening to 'Well, there's your problem" podcast, and I couldn't resist not following one of their thought....

Now I have twitter account leftie69420 so whenever I feel annoyed I can tell elon to go and eat shit

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Heinlein again 

Heinlein was surprisingly racist for someone who opposed racism and surprisingly creepy for someone who respected women’s agency and believed strongly in consent. Medlesohn wants to do the “product of his time” thing but I think it’s more useful to look at him as a prototypical facts-and-logic bro, shaped by his time studying engineering at a naval academy. He works on rules and fucks up because he’s not capable of understanding others’ subjectivity.

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When you have 30 projects running concurrently.... you get a tray system as a matter of survival. I work directly from the trays, moving them to/from my workbench. No cleanup needed to swap projects - just swap trays. #leanmanufacturing #engineer


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Anyone interesting in cycling and systematic safety should watch this video about the principles behind Vision Zero in the Netherlands. (BTW Which isn't to say that cycling in the Netherlands is without problems).


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anyway I only opened this movie to see that shot with the 7 x'es and now i guess I watched the rest of the film

do yall do this? where you just wanna listen to a funny line or see a cool shot you remembered and then you end up watching the whole thing?

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Today Mailhog ( bailed me out for the n-teenth time.

This is just a simple project that acts as a mail server and displays all the mail it catches. 'advance' config let you catch and release the mail.

A simple idea but incredibly effective at catching dumb errors line sending out emails from test database to live users. Which I have done.... more than once.

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Malaso escarpment along the Great Rift Valley in Samburu county.

Photo by Neil Thomas.

So I bought an iPhone SE after I shattered screen on my OnePlus 3 again. I've been using it for a few weeks.

Android has KDE Connect, but its being broken with *every* *single* *update*. Whereas closed and proprietary iPhone just lets me download photos over PTP.

I thought by using android I'd be closer to idea of having general-purpose computer in my pocket. In reality this isn't what is happening, and as far as *the thing that lets me take photos and make notes* iPhone is better.

I'm talking about this piece --

Pls Don't read, it's bad.

I thought it would be about internals of fox news, but instead it's about privileged conservative white people whining about being misunderstood, and I keep seeking articles like that for the past months or so, and all of it is just pathetic, and boring and doesn't provide any insight at all.

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I started reading The Atlantic around 2016 because they seem to find either upside or normalcy among everyone's gloom. Now I can't opinion pieces any more as it just appears to be really boring conservative whining.

Maybe they've always been right-of-center, and maybe in 2016 their opinions helped to make sense of what is happening, but now it looks like the world just went past them.

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Laura recorded a short video on accessibility yesterday.

The setup / the shot.

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I went to grocery store and there was a couple in their 50s not wearing masks, not maintaining social distancing.

They were standing in the line behind me. I ended up putting my grocery bag behind me so I can get some space between them and me.

I didn't say anything to them because I got a feeling it would only start a pointless argument.

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The second idea i had for "Celestial" last week. I hadn't intended to animate it, but I couldn't help myself after finishing the static version.

#pixelart #space #SciFi #MastoArt

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Everyone saying that pride month was cancelled, but it actually feels like the most genuine pride month in a long time.
No corporate floats or rainbow branding. Just people angry and pushing to change the world.

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