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Working from home today instead of co-working. Hoping to dodge the almost inevitable crippling isolation and loneliness.

general mills pivot to video. all the 90s cereal commercials available as a streaming video channel for your roku

I honestly don't know if I'm suffering from burnout, or if I'm just really depressed again. Probably a little of column A, a little of column B...

The sheer number of talks about burnout at tech conferences (including ones I've given) lead me to believe that every talk should just be one slide that says "Smash Capitalism". #allthingsopen

Remember downloading stuff like Linux on floppies, and finding the closest FTP mirror to download from?

A worker owned taxi #coop in Southend has grown from 6 to 70 drivers.

They repaid all their investors and returned £3000 to their members last year. The same year Uber left the area after failing to compete with them.

We need this in every town and city!

I’ve been looking for someone more local with a similar style but can’t find it anywhere.

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There’s only on tattoo artist in the world who I want a tattoo from but he lives in Berlin (I’m in the USA) and has a two year wait list so I guess I’ll probably go without.

tired of feeling broken all the time. tired of feeling tired and sad. i don't like my job or many of the things about my life but don't feel like i can do anything about it. don't want to be on meds anymore. want to go back to bed. embarrassed. worthless.

I've "quit social media" again which means I'm back on mastodon because it's basically my methadone.

I switched to two spaces 10 years ago because the last 4 companies required it. But after reading this, I'm gonna switch back to tabs. Now to break a 10 year habit.


I have also worked with people who cited spaces as an A11y concern. It's one of the reasons I continue to use tabs.


Feeling a lot better this afternoon. Maybe that's light at the end of this tunnel.


From a dealing with depression advice post:

> Any “friend” who resolutely believes that your depression is because you’re lazy, because you’re not trying hard enough, who blames you for not bootstrapping out of it- that friend needs to be cut off."

But what if that friend is your spouse? 😔

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