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gaining a lot of joy sending my resume as an link despite nobody mentioning it yet

My desktop has been doing this thing where sometimes the fan goes full blast and the whole system crashes to a pure black screen. Thought it was Windows at first but just happened on eOS so maybe it's a hardware thing??

(also plz just send screenshots if you must do this πŸ˜…)

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I hope the senate told Zuck private meme Instagram accounts should be illegal. Biggest pet peeve on that stupid fkn platform is when a friend sends me a post and the account is private.


Programming language mention 

Me: I love Python but I hate being in Python dependency hell

The internet: Use virtual environments!! Problem solved!!!!

~ Later that day ~

Me: I love Python but I hate being in a dozen Python dependency hells at the same time

Can't get to verify my other devices. Goes through the whole flow but then hangs forever on "loading"

the tragedy of the commons is just capitalist fanfiction

it runs! see ya later Windows! (maybe never again actually)

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installing Bitwig on this toaster and if that works out then I'm putting eOS on my "gaming" machine

US political strategy, Federal Police response 

George Lakey is making a case for nonviolent resistance in the face of the federal police deployment, so as to avoid Trump staying in power if he loses the election.

The argument is that in order to avoid Trump remaining in office, we'll need centrists to choose "maintenance of a functioning government" over a Trump coup.

Nonviolence will make it easier to keep centrists on our side.

So Calibre seems to be the best bet here but my laptop does not currently recognize the device when I plug it in :/

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Mostly fighting my poor abused old laptop. Today it officially decided it has to be plugged in all the time. Quite eager to get a new machine... whenever I end up making an income again!

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So far I'm having fun with the Android platform. Dipping my toes into location services so I can make a trivial "mileage tracker" as v0.0.1 of an app I'm calling Cycle.

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