today I want to write a bot that is nothing but false facts about snakes.

This sounds interesting! Thanks @racheldoe for the tip.

Real Native history in a video game: An Indigenous take on The Oregon Trail - IndianCountryToday.com

20 Indigenous writers and music by Supaman and Michael Charette combine efforts to create a decision-based roleplaying game, 'When Rivers Were Trails'

newsmaven.io/indiancountrytoda

I just finished reading Leviathan Wakes, the first Expanse book. Turns out it _is_ pretty good.

Polyglot.city is once again open for registrations!

We want to foster a community of language learners and language enthusiasts, thus we're using the new invitation request model for new users. Just point out your interest in languages, and you'll get an invite.

polyglot.city

#language #languages #languagelearning #multilingualism #translator #translating #PolyglotCity #polyglot #instances

> “There are women involved in every single step of this amazing project,” said Sara Issaoun, 24, a graduate student at Radboud University in the Netherlands who worked on the research [...] But Ms. Issaoun warned against a “lone-wolf success” narrative. “The diversity and group effort and the breadth of our collaboration, I think, is worth celebration,” she said."

nytimes.com/2019/04/11/science

Oh hey look at that! One of my favorite bands put up a new album: beastwars.bandcamp.com/album/i

NZ Metal goodness!

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RT @TheEllenShow@twitter.com

Tomorrow, the country of #Brunei will start stoning gay people to death. We need to do something now. Please boycott these hotels owned by the Sultan of Brunei. Raise your voices now. Spread the word. Rise up.

🐦🔗: twitter.com/TheEllenShow/statu

Heyo, people of Earth! About a month and a half ago, I mentioned that I'm working on a technology that provide homeowners with an aftermarket solution to decrease home energy costs through controlling heat loss via windows.

I'm still working on that, and I'm now at a point where I need to talk to people and get feedback about what we as scientists don't take into consideration.

If you're willing to talk to me, could you please send me a DM here? THANK YOU!

Boosts encouraged!

woah black betty
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black Betty had a child
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Your daily data leak:

"540 million Facebook users' data exposed by third party developers"

boingboing.net/2019/04/03/data

Happy Believe-Nothing-You-Read-On-The-Internet Day, fediverse!

Interesting: Google proposes to standardize the mix of emoji that have gender options & give each a gender-inclusive default.

Example: Person Shrugging can appear alone 🤷 or with a hidden character indicating a man 🤷‍♂️ or woman 🤷‍♀️.

Depending on character & platform, the plain version is sometimes a man & sometimes a woman. Future Android will show an inclusive version when gender isn't specified & offer all 3 on the keyboard.

blog.emojipedia.org/googles-th

The UI below is not finalized.

ASCII a stupid question, get a stupid ANSI.

Hey shop, my partner's band is playing their record release show this thursday, in Oakland! If you're local and like some louder music, feel free to stop in!

instagram.com/p/BtwUw0LBIEK/

one could preview their music here:
wolfcityradio.bandcamp.com/alb

Oh, look, it's happening again!

1. Facebook does a terrible thing for a long time
2. We find out about it
3. Facebook "pledges to improve"

Does anyone actually believe them this time?

theverge.com/2019/2/25/1824005

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Wandering Shop

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.