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#Tipping_Pointers, but as a 'cultural generation' for humans born after 2019 till maybe 2029.

#Tipping_Pointer, aber als Kohorten-Bezeichnung fรผr die Menschen die in 2019 oder spรคter geboren werden.

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Homemade with โ™ฅ : a little card game to be run in the terminal gitlab.com/jum-s/sept Feedback welcome on whatever (gameplay, acsii art, my basic python literacy, etc.)

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reminder chelsea manning is still in jail

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after 3 months of hard work, I'm glad to finally be able to say goodbye #wikidata-edit, hello #wikibase-edit! github.com/maxlath/wikibase-ed #Wikimania2019 #wmhack #wikibasejs
no more hard-coded #wikidata properties \o/

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Cli-fi microfiction 

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They say the price of freedom of perpetual vigilance.

The price of perpetual vigilance appears to be debilitating fatigue ๐Ÿคท

Just walked past a guy huffing lighter gas directly against his teeth while holding a lit cigarette in the other hand. Damn.

Just saw a dude on a folding, electric fat (tyred) bike.

plz giv

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hey y'all remember when I encoded the hit film Hackers (1995) in 8M? and how it was entirely unrecognizable, low resolution, low framerate, and had no audio?

well, since then, Mastodon has upped its media limit to 40M

so, I present to you: Hackers (1995) in 40M, with sound, at 24FPS and full resolution! encoded with state-of-the-art tools and codecs for your viewing pleasure

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@muninn thank you for these toots! The first bottle of cbd oil I've ordered arrives tomorrow from a supplier I've trusted for other things (bulk powders.)

In curious to see if I can derive benefits. Thanks for links: so much woo out there atm.

Working 60+ hours a week + ~10 hours commuting a week doesn't give you much time to do anything else but sleeping.

Very happy it's only for a month.

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hello #Stockholm! I'm arriving today to attend #wikimania2019 and will thus be around for at least the coming week, let me know if you want to meet for a chat! #inventaireio #wikidata

@tbeckett @wu_lee you're not exactly selling this kid rearing thing ;p But I'm grateful some kind people did it for me. Everyone pays it forward I guess.

Casting of a concrete support at Dunbar train station for platform expansion.

Concrete is amazing, kind of like 'cold' lava: liquid rock you can pour and then sets. It's 'traditional' too, with some formulations (Pozzolana) being used in ancient Rome.

It's also really badly recycled, takes up loads of space in landfill and emitting loads of Co2 net. We need to use less of it.

@tbeckett iiinteresting. I'm expecting or planning atm, but somehow I want to know.

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