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Hello can somebody explain all the excitement this morning about the royal welding? I for one believe people should pursue their dreams but wealth and power alone should not be justification for handling an oxyacetylene torch without proper safety precautions.

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For people like me who find long drivecam videos a way to have soothing wallpaper while working, the user wataken777 on YouTube has a bunch of good-quality videos, some over eight hours long.

tfw I have to have the same documentation page open in two different browsers because each browser is incompatible with the demo code in different ways.

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whipped up some Creative Commons emoji for mastodon! Images taken from the CC downloads page here > creativecommons.org/about/down

:cc: the Creative Commons icon
:cc_by: Attribute work
:cc_sa: Share Alike
:cc_remix: Allow remixing
:cc_share: Share
:cc_nd: No Derivatives
:cc_ncus: Non-Commercial Dollar
:cc_nceu: Non-Commercial Euro
:cc_ncjp: Non-Commercial Yen
:cc_pd: Public Domain
:cc_zero: Creative Commons Zero

Learn how to use the licenses here! creativecommons.org/licenses/

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axolotl? more like haxxalottle

Tired: Burping

Wired: The sort of combination hiccup-belch that comes out as a chesty squeaking sound.

I'm not disappointed that there are Wikipedia entries for "squishy", "mushy", and "blarg". I'm only disappointed that the entries are about products or characters in popular media, or software. I was kind of hoping a small cadre of Wikipedia editors had been combatively constructing sourced descriptions about wet unpleasant textures.

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Like Twitter but everyone understands you.

Like Twitter but everyone likes you.

Like Twitter but everyone is alienated by you.

Like Twitter but everyone defines themselves by their relation to you.

Like Twitter but nobody understands you.

Like Twitter but requires a deposit and credit check.

Like Twitter but posts are collaborative and synchronous.

Like Twitter but for everybody besides you.

Like Twitter but correct.

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Like Twitter but you are in a diner where your mug is stained by the servings of coffee of decades past, always almost thoroughly cleaned by generations of dishwashers. The woodgrain pattern of the countertop is worn to bare masonite in front of each stool fixed to the floor. Outside the lamplit street illuminates snowfall and old cars occasionally crawling past and the old building once full of entrepreneurs that's now a three-floor thrift shop only maintained as well as they can afford.

Like Twitter but every hour you don't post, your account autoposts "Nothing happened."

Like Twitter but all posts are footnoted.

Like Twitter but anything you post about is removed from consensus reality; yours will be the only account of its apparent existence.

Like Twitter but hashtags are managed through authority records

Like Twitter but with applause.

Like Twitter but every post is added to a blockchain.

Like Twitter but posts are given a score based on unpublished criteria; failure to maintain a passing grade demotes you to write-only status until you improve.

Like Twitter but posts are tied to tree branches in a forest in Pennsylvania.

Like Twitter but posts are queued by inverse priority.

Like Twitter but morally qualified.

Unlike Twitter.

Libertarians ca. 2009: "Fiat currency is inherently valueless because it is merely a token of information with implied desirability, dissociated from materials with actual value such as gold."
Libertarians ca. now: "BITCOIN!!!!!"

I've never heard anybody say, "I'm so glad I finally joined Facebook! Why had I put this off for so long?"

Choose one:

▢ A good Let's Play video should make the game so interesting that I can't help but want to play it too.

▢ A good Let's Play video should be so entertaining that it satiates any interest I have in playing the game myself.

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