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So.... I have to figure out where to publish my article on how the isolated

I need a new phone right now that is

a) Compatible with the #Verizon network for phone calls + text + MMS messages (rules out a #Pinephone since it is not 100% compatible yet)
b) Unlocked bootloader, so I can install non-Google OSs
c) Relatively inexpensive
d) Preferably easy to replace battery.


Books You Should Read: The Design of Everyday Things

With everything from APIs to Raspberry Pis making it even easier for us to create and share objects shaped by personal whim, it’s high time that Don Norman’s sage design advice falls on not just the d…

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Dystopia is a white people word that means “what if all that shit happened TO US?!?”

I heard Adobe CC server is having an outage and people are locked out of their software, but I wouldn't know because my #photography software is #FOSS, so it doesn't phone home or require a EULA or some multinational cooperation's permission to use.

#darktable #gimp #rawtherapee #ArtWithOpenSource

"It had not been easy to arrange the Council. Since everyone, without exception, had to be given a chance of voting, schedules and duty rosters had to be reorganized and sleep periods disrupted. The fact that half the crew was down on Talassa presented a other problem that had never arisen before - that of security. Whatever its outcome might be, it was highly undesirable that the Lassans overhear the debate . . ."
- Arthur C. Clarke, "Songs of a Distant Earth"

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Someone on the recommended an experiment where every day, you post a quote from a random book on your shelf. I'm going to try it for a week and see how it feels.

"Every day, pick a random page in the book, copy out a passage from that page, copy it out onto your blog, and write something short on your blog inspired by it. Even just a single sentence is fine. If you're inspired to write more, do, but the success criterion is one sentence."

in these trying times it can be helpful to recall the timeless wisdom of dinosaur comics

I saw a user a police officer yesterday, and that gives me pause.

I find myself to listening to when I need to write. Loscil hits the right mark for being somehow simultaneously dreamy and active while not occupying the part of my brain that I need to make words. And there's a part of me that really digs the variations of "sad" that it hits. The occasional shift to "hopeful" or "driving" takes me with it.

Your friendly reminder that Mastodon started as a safe space for queer folks in general, and trans people in particular, and will remain it and if you’re not happy about it, you are not welcome here. We will show you the door and block you into oblivion.

hey if you or anyone you know is looking for an experienced, self-taught Go or Python developer with a background in Physics or security, I'm your gal!

my professional experience is a little limited, but only due to not being given the chance. i am a very fast learner with a wide array of knowledge already, willing to learn anything to fit into any role

my most recent projects include writing a gopher (yes, that pre-HTTP protocol) server, my own fixed-size LRU hashmap implementation from scratch, and the beginnings of an IRC server. all in Go

boosts are very much appreciated ❤️

Shout to , a small app on that switches off your Bluetooth when not in use. This:
* saves battery
* helps me with my issue of devices competing to pair with my headphones

Greentooth (Automaticallly switches off Bluetooth upon last device disconnection.) -

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