Nice to read a little book review / journal entry I wrote a year ago and it holds up. :)
"God Bless You, Mr. Rosewater" by Kurt Vonnegut
Can't help seeing nonsensical things in Peaky Blinders. For the sake of cool cinematography (success) they have (1) strong-rooms (banks) with bars on all sides... but big plate glass windows on the 4th side. (2) they have padded room insane asylums... with iron bars as the 4th wall. (3) grated floors on death row... with INSANE amounts of blue LED light shining up from below.
Bitcoin / Tether
My primary curiosity is whether or not one could project an "actual" current BTC value if Tether went to $0. I had never heard of Tether before that post. I don't pay much attention to 99.999999% of the crypto-verse. :)
I have 0 problems with people "under God"ing if they want to, but it feels mandatory, which is a bummer. I can't serve my country if I chose to?
Curious if in my lifetime we'll ever do away with the anti-communist "under god" stuff we added after WWII so atheists like me don't feel alienated. Glad we did so for testifying in court, but it's still a tripping point for the Pledge of Allegiance and holding any public office apparently...
'One Day More' of President Trump - Les Misérables parody <3
poll for Black people, boost ++
Poll meant at Black fedi users (newcomers and elders).
Would you be interested in joining a Black-only Masto instance* where older Fedi users could volunteer to give ✌🏾 trainings✌🏾 about online antiblack behavior, how to detect avoid/defend from them, sharing experiences + more general admin/moderation advice for people who would like to run Black/Indigenous instances?
*The instance would be completely defederated from the whole Fediverse, at least for the first weeks/months of its existence.
[hearing light shuffling noise through the wall]
god, i hope that's a squirrel in the crawlspace and not someone moving in to the apartment next to me.
[hearing the sound of a power drill through the wall]
god, i hope the bed frame that squirrel is assembling is quiet and i don't have to constantly hear them fucking.
While Ed Mastery basically silenced the MRAs who complained about feminine pronouns in my tech books, I had previously made this table to answer them.
(By "silenced," I mean "they stopped complaining to me about it." The MRAs are still yammering away in their Man Pits.)
A powerful, enlightening look at modern and historical public education in NYC https://pca.st/podcast/b03f5270-aeed-0138-e6b1-0acc26574db2
Code for America is looking for volunteers to help educate people about the Earned Income Tax Credit. Apparently the EITC is one of the most progressive tax laws on the books, yet millions of eligible Americans don't know about it, so don't take it. https://bit.ly/3igZX0m
lol OK, this is awesome https://2020game.io/
#owncast just released its 0.0.5 update! It now recognizes Keyoxide as a social handle 🎉
To celebrate, #keyoxide 2.4.1 can now verify your ownership of an Owncast instance 😎
Here's the guide https://keyoxide.org/guides/owncast to add this to your own profile!
Let's get streaming while supporting decentralized networks!
Feeling down? TONS of good news here: https://www.cnn.com/2021/01/12/us/elle-reeve-charlottesville-white-supremacy-capitol-qanon/index.html
I've never been so happy to hear "nobody uses Bitcoin" :D
Finally sat down to listen to the Black Autonomy podcast. It's great, and for a first episode it's amazingly well produced.
can ents eat cheese?
We're giant strong trees, we can do whatever we want
Like petting bears
Yepp :) depending on the forest. We don't have bears in Norway but I'm sure Ents can teleport to whatever forest they want
we can go to teh polar bears
OMG YES I DO"
Omaha, NE USA + RV. Often programming #perl.
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