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Reminder that #NKJemisin casually murdered the post-apocalypse genre in #TheFifthSeason, the first book of her award-winning #BrokenEarth series. #ScienceFiction #SciFi

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Submarine Cable Map is A Good Website™ (shows you all the undersea cables around the world delivering you this here good internet experience) submarinecablemap.com/

The chalkboard sign in front of Any Mountain this morning says "GET A BIKE BEFORE IT'S TOO LATE".

What do they know that we don't? :P

guess who just sent a jeremiad to the boss, the boss's boss, and the only female founder

this idiot

time to head hoooooooome

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the distance between the universe I inhabit and a universe in which Seth Rogen is producing an Oh Joy Sex Toy feature film just got substantially smaller and that's terrifying

I just finished How to Do Nothing by Jenny Odell. Strongly recommended for all, but especially as someone in the Bay Area and enmeshed in tech. goodreads.com/book/show/427719

There's a call-out in the book fwiw, though it's definitely not the most interesting part.

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It takes a lot of power to spin four helicopter blades fast enough to keep a drone in the air.

One possible solution: claws, so they can perch on branches and ledges.
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shop talk, hot take Show more

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uspol-ish, may 8th rideshare strike Show more

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One restaurant in Toronto is wiping out food waste by selling out of perishable food and open bottles of wine. It takes a skilled chef, fast thinking, and some good-natured customers.
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D&I, cranky Show more

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The data shows that students who are parents have better GPAs and grades than their classmates without kids. But, they are less likely to graduate.
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