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covid 19, foodbanks 

foodbanks are already starting to run low on staples like milk due to panic buying, so if you're able to donate to your local one now would be as good a time as ever

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It's a new month, it's a new year, I'm starting a new blog.

First post: Learning from the Disney company, and never doing anything for one reason.


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Anyone I know applying for GSoC as an org for the first time this year? Let me know if I can help with a reference - "Is there an organization new to GSoC that you would like to refer to the program for 2020? Feel free to add a few words about why they'd be a good fit. "

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RT @wsv3000@twitter.activitypub.actor
Do I know anyone in the Django world who works at @Rackspace@twitter.com or has a high-level contact there around marketing/developer relations? If yes, please DM me.

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Did you know?

Percentages are reversible. 8% of 25 is the same as 25% of 8, and often one of them is much easier to do in your head.

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FYI for US peeps: text "resist" to 50409, and a nice little bot will help you contact your representatives in the state & federal government. It's really easy to use and they've never shared my personal info or texted me more than I wanted them to over the past few years.

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so i found out today that my cousin David wrote a video game: indianlandtenure.itch.io/when-

it's about an Anishinaabeg being displaced far from his home by allotment acts in the 1890s. It's educational, and I think it's mostly a visual novel, so if that interests you, check it out!

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RT @simonw@twitter.activitypub.actor
It's not even that hard: you just have to firmly ignore how most of our industry have decided to build web pages.

Build sites like it's the 2000s and the web might just survive.

Especially as I get back to work after the holidays, @frankieisfrank@twitter.com is making me think about what I want my life and work to be in 2020 and beyond: link.medium.com/MKQjUKUU22

Anyone out here have knowledge / thoughts on good VPN services? NY resolution to switch to a more comprehensive one -- have been hearing good things about ExpressVPN? /cc @kushal @offby1

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Here is a thing you all can do: if you notice a #Nazi in private whatsapp group or facebook group or a private personal account spreading false information to increase hate and target Indian citizens, take a screenshot and publish and shame them in public. #IndiaAgainstCAA

In a swish restaurant, listening to an easy-listening piano cover of a song about school shootings. Dubai is **strange**

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RT @PyBeeWare@twitter.activitypub.actor
It’s almost the end of 2019, and while many people are on holidays, The BeeWare Project has seen a lot of activity over the last few months (and especially over the last few weeks). Here’s a summary: 1/n

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The Chaos Communication Congress happening right now Leipzig is trending hard.

248 people distributed over 83 servers are talking about it. #36c3


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Spending my break fighting the borrow checker, as one does. #rustlang

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unfiltered but probably okay 

Merry Christmas from the house of Rose and Montgomery!

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Scheme: Babby LISP
Guile: LISP Jr.
Racket: Dr LISP PhD
Elixir: Android Number LISP (dragon ball)
Haskell: Friar LISP
EMACS Lisp: Pet magpie you call LISPie
Clojure: A traitor to our house and family. We do not speak of them.

tfw your public transit station is also that of many legislative staff, and it's budget season

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I keep seeing Peyton Manning and Brad Paisley doing commercials together and wondering where James May is

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