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COVID-19 Stress 

I haven't done for months because I was blocked by this dang water well, but I got past it this weekend and added a shop!

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Weird masto is good masto. I suck at it but keep it up, you strange beasts.

We used for a company meeting today and it was great. It did a really good job of simulating the advantages of a physical space, like small groups sitting at tables, speakers presenting to a crowd, raising hands to ask questions, etc. Definitely give it a shot if that sounds interesting.

I just saw someone use Choosy to open all Zoom links in the Zoom app, instead of having to copy and paste! Genius!

A thing I've learned as a consultant: make it as easy as possible for someone to say yes to what you want.

E.g. instead of "Why are we doing A? B is better."

say: "When we do A, it seems to conflict with X. What do you think about changing it to B?"

It gives the person agency instead of getting defensive.

While we're all focused on the Corona crisis the US government is quietly pushing an internet #surveillance bill that is aimed at abolishing message encryption:

We should probably pay attention to this and spread awareness even if we are not American:

An irrational anger 


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COVID-19 + Boston bombing 

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#Fediverse demographics #poll about age and sex/gender (please boost/repeat/share!)

note: women are usually overrepresented in polls like this.
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