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I have gotten really into over the last five months. It has helped bring my eye pain under control. You can enjoy a free Qigong online summit for the next few days. QigongGlobalSummit.com

My favorite late night talk show returns October 1st! The Kingdom of Nye with Heather Wade: TheKingdomOfNye.com

The developers of the appsneed to step up their . I'll try to file a few issues but don't wait for me. Label those buttons! Let me know if you would like me to test any updates. Let's make Mastodon usable by everyone!

“I need to change some of my
behavior, and I want to apologize to the people that my personal
behavior hurt and possibly drove away from kernel development
entirely.”

I did not expect to see this kind of introspection from Linus Torvalds lkml.org/lkml/2018/9/16/167

've decided to learn a functional programming language. I enjoyed in college so have considered and maybe a dilect. Some friends have tried to conince me to go with , especially because I already do a lot of work in . I do appreciate the elegant Lisp syntax and its rich history.

Speaking of H/P/A, a friend triggered her work's firewall by trying to listen to this weird piece of audio from the Phone Losers of America. phonelosers.org/media/Relay_Op

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:

technical.ly/philly/2018/09/06

Just opened a new GitHub issue on Mastodon: Allow moderation through API. github.com/tootsuite/mastodon/

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.

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@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.

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Mastodon for Tech Folks

This Mastodon instance is for people interested in technology. Discussions aren't limited to technology, because tech folks shouldn't be limited to technology either!

We adhere to an adapted version of the TootCat Code of Conduct and follow the Toot Café list of blocked instances. Ash is the admin and is supported by Fuzzface, Brian!, and Daniel Glus as moderators.

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