Scrolling through my history to find the point at which toddlers started pounding on my keyboard

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Dark Sky has been acquired by Apple. of course, they're shutting most of it down.

https://blog.darksky.net/dark-sky-has-a-new-home/

Putting the plague terminal on the kitchen counter has given me more opportunities to journal, and a chance to stop and smell the onions.

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My absolutely amazing hackerspace friends in NYC are part of this effort that is successfully supplying hospital staff with needed PPE. In this link you can both send donations and gets schematics for making equipment for the hospitals around you: charity.gofundme.com/o/en/camp

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Thereโ€™s a browser extension called Unrecommender that automatically hides all recommendations on YouTube that donโ€™t come from the same channel.

(I really should be shouting this from the rooftops. Really, anyone with kids should install this.)

subtoot 

writing a bash script that handles function keys requires *research*, and that is fundamentally fucked up

"dialog" is the goofiest command-line tool, change my mind

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Full process of making metal type #letterpress #Ikarus #typography 

A Prodigy song came on the radio and my 3yo said "no, that's Grandma music." He's not wrong

covid 

no i will not be showing him the music video because i do not want him urinating in his pants for the next twelve years
youtube.com/watch?v=QyZeJr5ppm

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my 3yo is now obsessed with aldous harding's "the barrel" and wants me to sing it to him and i have no ideas what the lyrics actually are and even if i did it's not like it's going to make sense

*making pancakes for the kids*
let's do a smiley face on this one
*adds five chocolate chips*
hmmm
*adds another two chocolate chips*
resolution insufficient
*adds more chocolate chips*
*serves lopsided slab of chocolate*
look it's happy

covid-19 

Entering week 3 of isolation, my 3yo spontaneously builds an enclosed structure with no doors or windows

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