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TIL: "butt dial" and "booty call" aren't actually synonyms.

Hey, consultants. If you make your living talking via a headset on your computer (i.e. gotomeeting), please, for the love of the gods, get something semi-decent. Please? I can't handle these meetings where I hear every inhale and wheeze. I am on week 5 of daily sprints and my sanity is slowly being chipped away more than it would be for having attended 5 weeks of daily sprints.

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1995: Computers are "anything machines". You can create music, write programs, do word processing, and network with anyone all over the world. And you can do them all simultaneously.

2019: In order to even think about using our web page you'll want to download the app onto your phone so we can track the living shit out of you and make sure you keep your full attention on US.

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too many onlines are set up with the notion of abuse as a line between two points.

abuse is a vector. it has a magnitude and a direction.

A guy came in and asked his brother if he wanted to smash. My brain took far to long to realize they wanted to play a video game, and I was very, very disturbed.

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To all the artists out there who keep making art, you have my respect. No matter the medium, keep being creative!

I am missing one of my Red Dwarf disks and have a sad!

First aid kit assembled and loaded with items I am trained to use. I need to put more in, but I will wait (be responsible) and get training/certified before donning the 'street medic' hat.

It took months to get to this (the final) stage. Finding an artist I liked who did the style that I wanted was worth the effort. I have wanted this tattoo for years and finally decided to do it. I couldn't be happier.

New Tattoo! Woodcut style illustration of a book with a rocket and a dragon coming out of it ('cause those two genres sparked my love for reading). #tattoo #books Show more

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As much as we should push for Free/Libre or Open Source software, if there’s one thing I hate more than anything its DRM. DRM makes it so you don’t even own the things that you purchase.. I say that’s bullshit.

support DRM-Free sources:
#FCKDRM #DRMFree #SoftwareFreedom #GOG

I woke up insanely early after some particularly dark dreams that were bordering on comedy material. I don't usually remember my dreams, but this is some weird shit. So... good morning?

Alright horror fans, what movies should I add to my list?

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Street medics at protests are heroes. Support your local street medics

Today I will be seeing Angry Birds 2 in the theater with the kids. Yes, I liked the first one. Yes, I am looking forward to it :P

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*Stefon voice*

New York's hottest social media network is MASTODON.

Opened by a cute german boy in 2016, this left-wing wack shack has EVERYTHING: twinks, furries, winos, anarchists, depression...


Direct action is much more complicated when you have a family (especially if you are the sole breadwinner). Does anyone else know how to balance fighting for change with being responsible for more than just yourself (because the math sucks sometimes)? Risks are a bit bigger when it isn't just you facing the consequences. As an example: Protesting in front of an ICE office is great, but can feel insufficient given what is happening.

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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.