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Did you know that you can calculate the weight of an electron by weighing a battery on a bathroom scale before and after you charge it?
Wizzing on an electric fence will kill you, but if you do it through a fine toothed comb wit the right spacing, the constructive and destructive interference will create a wee pattern that hacks the security system computer and turns off the power. It's how the physicist Thomas Young once escaped from prison after being sentenced to death for copyright infringement.
#ICANN is proposing allowing unlimited fee increases for .org domain names, which currently are allowed to increase a maximum of 10% annually at https://www.icann.org/public-comments/org-renewal-2019-03-18-en
Until April 29 you can send a comment to express your disagreement.
If you wonder why this is relevant, consider that many non-profit organizations around the world might be forced to change their domain by simply raising the price enough.
Don't forget that in some places people strive to gain 10$ in a month.
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The grass is always greener on the side you're on if you spray paint it green but then you can't eat the grass and the moral is really for goats and sheep and other ruminants but I think they'll eat whatever grass is closest so the real moral is that humans make poor sheep but sheep are great sheep and goats are great goats but the goats on the other side are better goats and that goats aren't grass or green unless you painted your goats but if you did they still aren't as green as grass which is on the other side as that grass is greener.
i run http://lunastationquarterly.com, a speculative lit mag for women-identified authors.
i run https://selfcare.tech & its bots for those that need self care resources.
i do a LOT of other things (check the pins and links on my profile).
my alt is @pixelpaperyarn which i use for various writing talk and announcements.
i show my learning process, hopefully demystifying how the tech industry works. i chat about the ideas i have that i don't have time to manifest.
i'm a lawful good paladin, yet i am friends with chaos. lawful doesn't always mean "nice" nor does it mean following laws that break my moral code.
i believe in kindness and do my best to help when i can.
@garfiald can i drop in here my favorite last year joke, russian meme "sight of cat / grace of potat"
Should my recent Go-related videos have sparked some interest in learning Go programming yourself, I've just recorded & uploaded the first part of a small series of Go tutorials:
Learn Go! - Setting Up Your Workspace
This is just a start, but as you know, I always appreciate your feedback. So let me know what you think!
Oh right. Lyrids meteor shower tonight if you're lucky.
Starting in the evening of April 21, through the next day’s dawn, you might be able to catch a glimpse of the Lyrids meteor shower. Learn more about the major meteor showers and how to watch them here: https://nyti.ms/2RuvTU2
My MO is unconditional love and acceptance, but that doesn't mean I will engage with or accept your views
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.