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Remember that story about polio survivors who need iron lungs being left out in the cold by the company responsible for the devices?

There's a good follow-up.

"Armed with scanners and 3D-printers, computer experts, hobbyists and hardware fiddlers are determined to fix the problem."

"Lillard and her cohort might be the last of the Iron Lungs, but they're unlikely to be the last getting vital healthcare support from the maker community."

wired.co.uk/article/iron-lung-

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🇬🇧 I'm still searching for radio amateurs on mastodon, by the way.

🇩🇪 Ich suche übrigens noch nach Funkamateuren auf mastodon.

🇸🇪 Jag letar fortfarande efter radio amatörer på mastodon, för övrigt.

🇱🇺 Ik zoek overigens nog naar zendamateurs op mastodon.

Please retoot!

Why do I *always* manage to get valve oil on my clean pants right after putting them on? ;)

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repeat after me: NAT IS NOT SECURITY. NAT IS NOT SECURITY. NAT IS NOT SE

Surely people matter more than a political party.

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Cicadas singing in Austin, Texas on a pretty day. I really love these insects and can't wait for them to appear every year. A purple finch trills out a few notes too.
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Is anyone out there in the Fediverse who is a) in or near Atlanta, USA and b) is interested in a dog? There's one that was abandoned when the family moved and the people who rescued him are looking to place him in a forever home.

(As an aside, I can NOT understand how you could move and leave your dog behind outside your old house)

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#REMINDER to new #Mastodon users – you are required to tag all cat pictures #cats.

Thank you,
The MGT

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The food was actually quite good too, Poutine in Finland. Who'd a funk it

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Stumbled across a Canadian Poutine place

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Stoicism often looks like apathy to people who don't understand the value of being stoic.

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Be wary of strong drink. It can make you shoot at tax collectors and miss.
-- Lazarus Long, "Time Enough for Love"
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Gigantic, tasteless strawberries are proof that capitalism will take everything you love and ruin it

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Probably a good day to tell new folks that Mastodon is a crowd-funded project.

We have a Patreon: patreon.com/mastodon and a Liberapay: liberapay.com/Mastodon/ 🐘

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