Pinned toot

Eye contact 

We really need to bring back the Object Management Group, but this time integrate it with a Web Task Force.

"Not falling to my death from the Library of Rhol *is* my love language."


Fun fact: When you look at the work-pleasure balance pre-industrialization, it is pretty likely that the fight for the 40-hour workweek, sundays, holidays etc weren't a new concept but an attempt to regain a life that had existed pre-industrialization.

So wild theory: what if the first recorded 'democratic experiments' were not a new concept either but an attempt to regain the life of direct self-government that existed pre-urbanisation?

a father asks his son what he’s drinking. the son says “soy milk” the dad responds, “hola milk, soy dad”

jcs filk shitpost 

Out of curiosity, how many people still use RSS (or Atom)?

We’ve now completed every White Cycle scenario for T.I.M.E Stories. AMN.

These schematics are from a Dutch book called "Theoretisch en practisch molenboek" or "Theoretical and practical mill book", which is the most Dutch title ever

Basically, building plans for a typical industrial windmill, published in 1850. It's definitely worth a look

Strong Bad:Blue Öyster Cult:: Strong Sad:Asia

IoT devices suck shit and i literally never want my fucking coffee maker or thermostat connected to my wifi

i will die on this hill

"Go write a Medium article about it" and "go scream at your own ass" are my two favorite ways to tell someone I don't care online.

2000s hackers: My dream is to connect all of my devices to the internet.
2020s hackers: My dream is to disconnect all of my devices from the internet.

my 2020 resolution is to pirate more media.

Welcome to your 2019 What You've Listened To Showcase!

This year you've spent 1,873 hours listening to Your Own Brain "Spinning Worst Case Scenarios When You Just Want to Sleep"!

Wow! Click here to tell Your Own Brain "Thanks!"

a country where the media is owned by an oligarchy is not and cannot be a democracy

As a plural trans hacktivist, I:

-illegally optimize my mind and body with chemicals

-access and modify data without proper authorization

-maintain multiple Ghosts with different specialties

-speak up and struggle against oppressive authorities

-pepper my daily speech with terms from sci-fi media

-do all of this with no regard to mainstream opinions

In other words, I *am* cyberpunk, and all the cishet white dudebros can eat their hearts out - the future is *now*, and we're *it*, old men!

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The Wandering Shop is a Mastodon instance initially geared for the science fiction and fantasy community but open to anyone. We want our 'local' timeline to have the feel of a coffee shop at a good convention: tables full of friendly conversation on a wide variety of topics. We welcome everyone who wants to participate, so long as you're willing to abide by our code of conduct.