Working out patch placement for my new backpack. Still need to find my "I [] Unicode" patch.

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Hey #Django friends. If someone wanted to see the upcoming Django roadmap, where would they go?

Googling "Django Roadmap" produces odd results, and I couldn't find anything on djangoproject.org.

(RTs appreciated if you don't know but are also curious!)

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Please describe:

* your jokes/memes - it's no good saying "this is just silly, you're not missing anything"; let us be the judge of that! Also, being disabled isn't about being dull and worthy all the time.

* your artwork - I'm so sad when I see cool art I can't boost (and sometimes can't even discern :) )

* your gifs and videos - description isn't just for still images!

* your audio clips - yep, these can be described too!

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@Longwing and I beat last night and LOVED IT. I don't want to do a long thread about why because spoilers but it's way up on my favorites list now.

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I have six fountain pens that I use with varying degrees of frequency. So, why do they all run out of ink at the same time?

This morning in the garden plot: blooming nasturtiums, thyme, and tomato.

Still no sign of life from most of the marigolds; I may need to pick up some plants to fill in.

#TunicGame spoilers 

This is giving me serious Avatar: The Last Airbender vibes

(If you know you know)

Been talking a lot about sewing and not much about reading lately.

I'm currently reading my way through the Brother Cadfael series (I'm on Summer of the Danes now).

This might end up being the longest series I've ever read (not counting things like Discworld and Tortall that are multiple series in one setting, but the Jedi Apprentice books might technically have it beat in title count? Definitely not in word count)

Favorite Waistcoat also has pinstripes, so I may well be able to reverse engineer the depth of the dart without cracking open the lining ๐Ÿ•ต๏ธ

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Anyway, next step is mocking up a waistcoat. The design I wanted is from a 1920s tailoring manual, but it has only the one waist dart per side and that won't work for my figure. I may end up princessing it, but my favorite waistcoat has darts so I'm looking at it and some other options

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(it fits me better than it fits Eowyn but I can't get a good selfie)

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Love it when a block comes together.

Transferred the latest round of adjustments to the muslin and it's looking pretty good!

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RT @AlyssaM_InfoSec
PRO TIP: Tired of those KnowBe4 Phishing test emails your infosec team sends you all the time? Setup an Outlook rule to find "X-Phishtest" in the headers and put them in a separate folder.

Yes I'm serious.

I've got plenty more #infosec circumvention tips. ๐Ÿ˜ˆ๐Ÿ˜ˆ twitter.com/AlyssaM_InfoSec/st

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The speaker asks "Can everyone hear me okay?"
Someone responds "Yes!"
The speaker starts their presentation.

The people who can not hear of course never respond.

#a11y #accessibility

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The thing about people who have a lot of whatever it is that we're measuring with IQ is that they quite often tend to be way _more_ wrong than those who have less of whatever it is that those points stand for.

High IQ is kind of like superglue for opinions

Not only doesn't IQ compensate for ignorance or poor methodology, it acerbates the issue.

Rationalisation is a powerful drug. Most people can convince themselves of almost everything but those with high IQ tend to be _extraordinary_ at it.

Did not make additional progress on my sewing block today, but I did make a lot of progress on rewriting my translation notes for the game manual in the video game Tunic

@Longwing and I have a printout of all the pages we've found and we're going through and translating them.

While eating artisanal Cheetos, because a task like this calls for Cheeto stains

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Hello Wandering Shoppers!

@shuttermonster has come forward and is being considered to take up the mantle as one of the Shop's Sysadmins.

Do you have thoughts on this? Please DM (and only DM) @phildini AND @Annalee on Discord or Mastodon (preferably Discord) if so. Please don't post those thoughts publicly, as we want folks' unbiased opinions.

We'll have an update by then end of the week, and we are hoping to build a sysadmin team to share the load, so join the conversation on Discord!

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@Johannab @Annalee Following up on this!

We are pleased to announce @Johannab is the starting member of the next team of community admins!

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@offby1 @Annalee Following up on this!

We are pleased to announce @offby1 is the starting member of the next team of sysadmins!

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Our parent org, Freedom of the Press Foundation, is now also home to Dangerzone, a tool developed by @micahflee that lets you convert potentially dangerous PDF files, images, and office documents into safe PDFs:

freedom.press/news/welcome-to-

As part of this transition to FPF stewardship, we're also looking for a part-time developer for Dangerzone (6 month contract, $40K fixed budget, schedule is yours to propose). If you're interested, please consider applying!

grnh.se/77e5b7b55us

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