May have just heavily corrected someone who said, "We eat regular food, not Indian food."

Your white bread PB&J sandwiches are not "regular" for millions of people worldwide, Nancy.


Why is a floppy disk like Jesus? 

Hello Assembled People of European Mastodon! I work at @eff on international copyright. You might have heard of #article13, the EU proposal to require © filters on sharing sites.

We're really worried that this could affect services like ActivePub/Mastodon instances, opening them up to lawsuits or requiring expensive filters.

The key vote is on Wednesday -- please call or write your MEP and ask them to vote against #article13 to protect the future of the internet!

Since getting a pair of Sennheiser HD1 headphones there have been multiple times where a new voice came on during a podcast and I've turned around because I thought somebody was right over my shoulder talking to me.

In other words: These are crazy clear. I never thought a pair of bluetooth headphones could be this good.

"One day," the dragon said, "this will be a world without dragons, and you will all be poorer for it."
The knight eyed the hoard. "Or richer."
"All of you?" the dragon laughed.
The knight bowed his head in defeat and left.
#MicroFiction #TootFic #SmallStories

I will not build a $40k computer that can play Tetris. I will not build a $40k computer that can play Tetris:

We have reached the point where troubleshooting my wireless headphones involves rebooting their case.

Excited to use this "Individual-1" business as an example of how to not anonymize qualitative data in a future methods class

"In an over abundance of caution"? Customer's personal data was improperly accessed: the _bare minimum_ should be notifying anybody who might have been effected. It's only an "overabundance of caution" in regard to getting out in front of this story and trying to manage it.

#coworkers #golang 

Unpaywall is a handy little open source project, available to use as a browser extension, which makes it easier to find open access copies of journal papers.

I just thought I'd share this here for those who may need it. I find it very useful!

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