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FYI: opening up a lockdown phone call or video chat with a surprised "oh hey, I'm glad I caught you at home" is still funny.

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Here's a fun one I wrote for your Friday. The Tale of the Emoji Mafia.

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USPol, police, murder 

There's an old cliche about activists calming down as they get older.

I find the opposite to be true. The older I get, the more sensible the idea of just tearing all the bullshit down and holding every oppressor accountable seems.

I'm in the mood to admire some artwork. Let's check out the illustrations in this old birdsite tutorial thread about how to nullify a tear gas canister.

twitter.com/uwu_uwu_mo/status/

computers is just we straight up huckleberry finn'd some sand into doing math

pol, batman 

hello fellow white people. it's easy to post "fuck the police" and say "i would never call the police" and listen to millions of dead cops and think 1312 thoughts but! have you considered what you would do INSTEAD of calling the fash? no? how about a lil homework:

alternatives: uua.org/safe/handbook/alternat

deescalation seminar: youtube.com/watch?v=hrqfxEkE1n

12 things to do instead: sproutdistro.com/2017/07/28/ne

not being a bystander: vimeo.com/199947156

LOTS of links: docs.google.com/document/d/1_Y

hey what if someone made a t-shirt of a pop culture thing but made it like a different unrelated pop culture thing this idea is brilliant

Does anybody know of a way to get swype-style typing on Linux? I have a rugged x86 tablet that has a rather interesting touchscreen. It is essentially a drawing tablet, it can even be configured with the same tools. OSK typing is kind of a pain with a stylus and I would love to be able to do it faster. Any suggestions?

This drive was in my first DOS-based PC in the early 1990s. I've kept it in a spare bay in every main PC of mine since, or to put it another way I'm still using the same PC which occasionally has all the other parts replaced. (Shoutout to the Ship of Theseus.)

Was it selfish of me to continually deny Barry White enough of my love for all those years?

An astrophotographer has clicked an exceptional video, wherein we can feel the rotation of the earth Using a tracking mount, aligned with North Star, he kept clicking images every 12 seconds for the next 3 hours. The camera is looking at the same portion of the Milky Way

Happy birthday to @magencubed@twitter.com, an author whose work I deeply appreciate.

If you're at all into grownup stories with various levels and flavors of dark and supernatural edge to them, you should definitely check out her work.

magencubed.net/books

That new-NAS feeling of formerly-cramped data stretching out and getting comfy. :bunhdcomfysleep:โ€‹

thought on a distributed art sales network, long-ish 

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hackers.town

A bunch of technomancers in the fediverse. Keep it fairly clean please. This arcology is for all who wash up upon it's digital shore.