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Just saw train tracks on a train on train tracks. it a sandwich? πŸ€”

It is very hard to make yourself go to sleep when you’re holding a tiny super computer full of your friends

KonMari Method: Keep only those things that speak to the heart, and discard items that no longer spark joy.

Katamari Method: Roll your stuff up in a ball, put it in space

When you specifically pick the quiet wagon of a train for a reason and a guy behind you blares videos with built-in audio turned up to 11 from both his MacBook Pro *and* iPhone… πŸ˜’

One of the best side effects of having subtitles on: often a scene won't have dialog, but suddenly the subs will just say:


Web dev protip: if you're searching for an open-source component, use the keyword "accessible" or "a11y." E.g. "accessible dialog," "accessible carousel," "accessible autocomplete."

Accessibility is like the brown M&Ms in Van Halen lore – if they didn't mess that up, then they probably didn't mess anything else up either.

I keep seeing a lot of apologies for not being interesting or funny or positive, and I just wanna say:

You are a person, not a brand. You do not need to be consistently anything but yourself. If you need to take a break, that's OK. We're all people, we'll understand.

remember kids: "ufo" doesn't mean "alien spacecraft", it just means "unidentified flying object". anything in the sky can be a ufo if youre bad enough at identifying things

Somehow hurt my lower back / right lower rib area when making coffee earlier today. πŸ€”

Still hurts. 😒

The #GNOME design team wants your feedback for a potential visual refresh of the #GTK default theme: β€” if you have an application that ships custom CSS, testing is appreciated!

Today's music: Animal Crossing Wild World OST, in the form of MIDIs, rendered with a nice soundfont.

It's chilled, calming background music. πŸ‘

How many more people would reject tracking if it was labeled as such [track me] [don't track me] instead of [accept all] [reject all] and if it was not implied* that you will be kicked out if you don't accept.

*this implication is enhanced by the years of training we had by installers quitting on us if we rejected the EULA.


"If someone mispronounces a word, do not mock them. That means they learned it from reading."

Yeah or the language being spoken is not their first one, or they have any number of neurological or physical or mental illnesses, or they're hard of hearing, or they speak the language with an accent where that is the standard pronunciation, or a million other things and you know what you shouldn't mock anyone for this ever anyway.

anger toward software engineering industry/tech; rant 

another good thing about masto not having keyword search: no keyword spam follows

"I'll slip into something more comfortable"

*goes back to bed*

you can feel like you aren't safe when you are; you can feel like a good person when you're a monster. find better metrics

you can become just as horrible by worrying all the time if you're A Good Person as folks who never stop to worry about that. better to focus on personal impact than an innate feeling of goodness

Mr. Leafblower or: How I Suddenly Woke Up Early This Morning With A Bad Case Of A Headache And Nausea

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