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On the one hand: fingers
But, on the other hand: more fingers

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chicken of the sea?? u mean water pollo?

I love Wallabag, I really do, but I think I’m using it wrong, because I’ve got 3000 items in mine and there’s no bulk operations and I’m not gonna learn PHP. So I’m gonna write my own PKMS.

Fediverse, please dissuade me.

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Say what you will about Linux

I don't have advertisements in my file browser

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So, you end-to-end encrypt everything so you're not responsible for what happens on your platform (saving lots of money for moderation). Then, you develop tools so you can still advertise based on content. That's ultimate #surveillancecapitalism 🤑🤑🤑

engadget.com/facebook-analyze-

The Sun is just the right source for this wild, wild story: “Exorcist bishop, 52, steps down after ‘falling in love’ with author of satanic-themed erotic fiction” thesun.co.uk/news/16076880/bis

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uspol, student loans 

Among its problems is the fact that it can’t be separated. Even after a divorce. Even now that that type of loan is no longer legal to offer. It financially binds a divorced couple in perpetuity, longer than children do.

And how would it ever change? The number of people entrapped in this predatory zombie loan is relatively small, and just getting older. (2/2)

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uspol, student loans 

There used to be a thing here called a Joint Spousal Consolidation Loan. They were around from 1990–2006. It allowed spouses to consolidate their student loans into a single loan at a lower rate. (1/2)

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me: do you sell ducks?

him: yes, but they're going quick

me: ok I'll take one

[later]
duck: quick
me: I see

(stolen from twitter.com/mrjohndarby/status)

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This August 29 opinion column in the Sydney Morning Herald says - under the byline of a "former diplomat" (David Livingstone) - something I haven't yet seen in a major paper:

That it's plausible realpolitik to consider the USA using Islamic terrorism as a weapon against China in Xinjiang.

Fringe sources have been whispering this since 2001 (see: Sibel Edmonds, who may or may not be reliable). And Beijing's also been claiming this.

Still: weird to see in print..

smh.com.au/world/asia/biden-s-

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We've just pushed out v0.14.0 of .

This release has a very large amount of changes over the last couple of months along with some well needed fixes. As always, you can check the full patch notes over on GitHub.

github.com/FreeTubeApp/FreeTub

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pros:
-you only have to pull out an I, so most places can keep their signs
-chants and cheers write themselves, "let's get cooking" and stuff
-stadium food sells even easier because your whole team is themed on it
-you can keep your current mascot, just put a chefs hat on him
-it isn't fuckin racist
-my dad already called them the chefs and they're his favorite team

cons:
-none

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y'know we moved a few months back to an apartment across the street from a hotel that hasn't opened yet. And at night the lights are on in about half the rooms facing us. I can't imagine why. And it's just creepy. It's creepy.

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Remember Proctorio? They're the "remote proctoring" company that boomed during the pandemic by promising that they could stop exam cheating through gross, discriminatory privacy invasions and snake-oil machine learning.

In case you've lost the thread (it's been a minute), Proctorio is a tool that transforms students' personal computers into surveillance tools.

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