ash installs a linux 

I'm a tooting from my new Pop!_OS install woooooo

That was by far the easiest OS install process I've ever had, even better than macOS. Full disk encryption, didn't need to install wifi drivers even!

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I don't toot often but proud that I check this daily. Not as much as the birbsite but it's getting there. Looking forward to the tipping point

twitter link and meta discussion 

Wow, Jack is looking to fund a team to create a decentralized social network protocol. I assume he’s doing this, instead of adopting ActivityPub, because he wants Twitter to exercise control over the spec. This seems counterproductive to the ostensible desire for a decentralized protocol, tbqh.

saying "kill two birds with one stone"
-encourages animal cruelty
-dead birds

saying "feed two birds with one scone"
-socially conscious
-forward-thinking and encouraging of life
-hap birb

remember when math tried to pluralize “index” as “indices”, and then programmers were like “nah fuck that, it’s indexes”

sometimes the system works!

issuing a correction on an earlier post: you do not, under any circumstances, “gotta hand it to” phpBB

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shoutout to phpBB, cultural ancestor of the fediverse

Some Asshole: humans are just naturally inclined to selfish behavior because of evolution

Humans: *form social bonds with strangers*
Humans: *form social bonds with animals*
Humans: *form social bonds with plants*
Humans: *form social bonds with robots*

“Forgive me, father, for I have sinned.”
“What sins have you committed, my child?”
“I keep singing Barenaked Ladies songs.”
“How long has it been since you last confessed?”
“IT’S BEEN — ”

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