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I'm Naga. A statistical consultant by training and trade, but more here for general social interaction, especially geeky, sometimes sexy/kinky, and occasionally left-wing political. Oh, and new-dad stuff. Dragonlet is my toddler, Jalan is my wife.
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Juneteenth celebrates the announcement of the end of slavery in the confederacy (june 19, 1865: 2 years after the emancipation proclamation).
about 6 months later, the 13th amendment is ratified, which abolished slavery-- except as a form of punishment.
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Fortunately, he's in care a half day today. The weekend was rough.
"Orc marauders aren't THAT tough. No, the strongest, most skilled warriors stay behind to protect and train the children."
"That doesn't sound right. I was at an orc village once, the only orcs I saw minding any kids were really REALLY old, weak little orcs."
"See, that's where you're mistaken."
"What, were they disguised to look old?"
"No, they're old. You've seen orc battle tactics - imagine how good one needs to be to get that old."
After Thursday's accident, Father-in-law is heavily bruised but home. Mother-in-law is hoping to go home tonight. No cracked vertebra, thankfully, but a few other bones.
i just got a card jacked by a skimmer at a local gas station, and when i dialed the fraud prevention number i got put on hold for 5 minutes and then it was a _robot voice complete with fake throat clearing noises_ and i didn't twig that it was failing the turing test until it berated me to read the full name on my card instead of responding to what i'd said and then condescendingly told me "that's better".
the actual cyberpunk dystopia is so fucking lame.
Link to the published article: http://journals.sagepub.com/doi/abs/10.1177/0265407518774638
The press release for peer-reviewed study on #polyamory. N of 1,000 👍
We need more science, so yay!