Finished reading Silver by Linda Nagata. Book 2 in her inverted frontier series. I liked it every bit as much as I did the first. Lots of weird nanotechnology, uploaded consciousnesses and dramatic events. #books
Been so busy, I forgot to post that Day 6 of #20daysofproductivity is up! https://opensource.com/article/20/1/open-source-to-do-list?sc_cid=70160000001273HAAQ
I see mods suspending racist sexist dipshits all the time, but I hardly ever see racist sexist dipshits in my tl. I often confirm the racist-sexist-dipshittedness of these people for myself when a mod announces a suspense, and indeed, they are *always* racist sexist dipshits.
So thank you, mods, for so vigilantly suspending the racist sexist dipshits, that I barely realize they exist on here.
reverse Monster Hunter where we play as monsters and we attack hunters to protect the environment.
instead of getting better weapons from their skin, we get an improved ecosystem (more animals&plants&clear water etc.) and that makes us stronger. that's the grind, instead of bigger armour you watch your forest flourish more and more. this also attracts worse hunters, creating the difficulty curve.
If it constantly happens, it's not isolated incidents, it's systemic!
If police constantly kills POC, it's #SystemicRacism!
If a political party is full of nazis, it's a nazi-party!
If your fediverse instance is full of nazis, it's not a #FreeSpeech instance, it's a nazi instance!
If there are weather extremes on a daily basis, it's not the weather, it's the #ClimateCrisis!
2020 is already a ridiculous year for new #FountainPens.
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TBF I post about my cats a lot.
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