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The Hitchhikers Guide to the Galaxy was published 42 years ago today.

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MECFS/Fibro - Health Rising info 

Not sure how many people know about Health Rising, so sharing just in case you don't...

It's a website that publishes lots of overview of research being done on both #MECFS and #Fibromyalgia. It can get a bit technical/scienc-y at times, but they always include a box with 'the gist' to give you an overview.

It's where I learned about Heart Rate Monitors for pacing, and Thiamine for fatigue etc.

This is the website healthrising.org/ and I recommend signing up to get the regular emails on the latest research etc.

@MECFS @ChronicIllness

To all northern hemisphere temperate zone out there:
Happy mulching month!

Let's cover up those beds and get ready for winter :-)

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Ok so yesterday I decided to start sending e-mails to every website I visit that doesn't comply with #GDPR when using #GoogleAnalytics etc. (things like: "by using this website you agree to...")

And the first one I contacted replied today to tell me it's fixed now 😁 They ended up removing Google Analytics all together.

You should try this too! 😄

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Dagens ämne: brott & straff. Det dryftas i senast Filosofiska rummet i P1.
I en tid då politiker tävlar om att föreslå skarpast straffskärpningar, kan det vara vettigt att tänka på vad straffets syfte är, och vilket stöd det finns för att straffskärpningar leder till färre brott.
sverigesradio.se/avsnitt/det-g
En av deltagarna, Torbjörn Tännsjö, medverkade 2018 i SVT:s serie Idévärlden. Inledningen till det avsnittet kan ses på Youtube:
youtube.com/watch?v=YIwYmG05Cy

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Vill du bidra till att Sverige får ordentliga e-legitimationer som alternativ till #BankID och #FrejaID? Missade du förra veckans projektmöte 15/9?

Läs mer om det nystartade projektet här: dfri.se/projekt/e-legitimation

#FrejaEID #eID #EIDAS #mydata #eleg #elegitimation

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As some may know, I work on historical climate data. Quite often we have to hide the work we do in bigger proposals that solve some practical problems. (I also got funding from general programs.)

So I am really happy that Belgium has a program where the aim is to get the foundation right, rather than to produce something that can be published in Nature.

Only Belgian federal institutions can apply, but I am posting hoping more countries will follow.

belspo.be/belspo/brain2-be/cal

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Got this ridiculous notice from a web page earlier today.

It's like something from Kafka's Der Prozess. If Josef K. had a computer, I bet it would have shown him messages like this. 🙂

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MS onedrive gives such a professional impression in Swedish.

When you copy a file, "kopiera" is appended to the file name (the verb "copy"), whereas it should be "kopia" (the noun "copy").

Probably the work of Bing translator (which I didn't know was a thing until I googled it 5 sec ago)

Nice proofing there microsoft...

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Yesterday I was so fed up with plant maintenance, I simply decided that there will be no more effort put into my garden for a looong time.
Today I caught myself in the act of browsing various seed stores...

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#MECFS, The Chronic Collaboration 

There is a small but hopefully eventually bigger group starting on birdsite, called The Chronic Collaboration.
twitter.com/TheChronicColab

They are describe themselves as being: A new resistance movement for chronically ill & disabled people. Joining the dots between conditions. Resisting psychologisation. Fighting for justice & equity.

They have a fab new logo too. Give them a follow if you still use birdsite.

@ChronicIllness @MECFS

One of trees is exploding with . My dehydrator is running constantly and I'm baking apple pies daily. Any tips on your favourite apple would be much appreciated :-)

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This actually is a Big Thing. Steel, produced without coal. You might not know this about me, but I actually sold steel as my first job and learned a lot about steel production at Mannesmann a long time ago.

theguardian.com/science/2021/a

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