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Ubuntu 21.10 is out now! ubuntu.com/

To celebrate this wonderful event, Impish Indri decided to pose a few more hours for us.
Impish Indri - Wallpaper - 1920x1080px
deviantart.com/sylviaritter/ar

Many thanks to the Ubuntu team for their hard work 💙.
#art #illustration #mastoart

RIP Willie Garson. Thanks for Wormhole X-Treme!

Gosh, a shortage of summer essentials? Will we have to go without sun cream? Food? Water? No... picnic baskets. The horror. bbc.co.uk/news/uk-57388643

My podcast comrades and I are taking part in FOSS Talk Live again. This year we'll be streaming online, so you can join in even if you cant make it to London! We'll be Live in Five (days) youtube.com/watch?v=udyq7-SCJr

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boy is everybody who has ever written software collectively sighing in relief about that USA court decision

Parenting hack of the day: Mega Bloks are 1-way compatible with Duplo

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Installing an adblocker is the gateway drug into anti-consumerism, which is in turn the gateway drug into anti-capitalism.

Tell all your friends how to install adblockers.

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NHS England seeking trans/non-binary advisors 

NHS England is seeking "Independent Members of the Programme Board for Gender Dysphoria Services", with an anticipated time commitment of twelve days across one year, reimbursed at £150 per day, plus reasonable expenses.

"The role of the PPV partner is to ensure that the independent voice and experience of trans and non-binary people in using specialised gender identity services and other general health services informs the strategic direction of NHS England and NHS Improvement’s work and the eventual outcomes"

"Experience

• A strong commitment to helping NHS England and NHS Improvement commission NHS services with a particular focus on quality, outcomes and the patient experience; and to bring that focus into the work of the Programme Board

• Current or past experience of using or accessing specialised gender dysphoria services as a service user; and an insight into the challenges that the Programme Board seeks to address

• A good understanding of the background to the work of the Programme Board, and the complex wider landscape (social; political; economic) in which the work takes place

• A good understanding of the sustainability challenges to the NHS generally."

Applications close on Sun, 17 Jan 2021.

england.nhs.uk/participation/g

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I love the feeling when a patch I wrote gets merged upstream. It makes me just happy 😄

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I don't follow many artists but there's something about @sylvia_ritter@mastodon.social 's work that I just love. Colourful, dark, full of impact and I think there's a part of my brain that really digs the repeating patterns. =)

RE:
https://mastodon.social/users/sylvia_ritter/statuses/103209771930307097

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Earlier to-day, when discussing PIMs, I mentioned how much I liked the Palm Organiser software. I had a rummage in the office, and found my old Palm IIIx. I popped in a couple of AAA batteries, and discovered it is working perfectly. The calendar even accepted to-day's date (which slightly surprised me).

It is also in perfect physical condition. I'm feeling a bit nostalgic about my old device, but I doubt I have a practical use for it.

#VintageComputing #RetroComputing #Palm #PDA

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