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I have a meditation app in the works, so today's announcement about improved heart rate monitoring interests me.

So, yet another amazing story sourced from this basket of delectables.

@lesschinski tooted about this event happening at the Science History Institute.

Then with her help I found out there was a really cool three-year project happening there, focused on visibility among STEM researchers with disabilities.

Check it out:

Just opened a new GitHub issue on Mastodon: Allow moderation through API.

My hope is that this can increase the effectiveness of moderators, which could help them better protect users against mobbing, harassment, or other bad acts.

@kev@mike @nolan @SuperFloppies (This could be another item for your list)

A friend has an iPhone still running iOS 10.

Her: I need to upgrade my phone.

Me: Yeah...

Her: Has it gotten any better?

Me: I don't know. I switched to Android.

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If someone says to you "of course, algorithms don't have any biases", write their name down in a little book and never let them near any critical task again.

In 1947 Bell Labs invented the transistor. This has made a lot of people very angry and been widely regarded as a bad move.

@David I'd love to see a plugin similar to the Wordpress timeline widget.

For a long time I have said that once people grew tired of corporate run social media we would see the return of the . exemplifies this trend. It excites me.

I program in often using . I write apps in . I use a screen reader for the blind and care deeply about .

Hi everyone! I just joined Mastodon. Naturally I first got it working under .

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