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lol a news site started just selling ads themselves instead of using targeted bullshit and made so much more money wired.com/story/can-killing-co

I haven't checked in in a while and i miss this. You are all funny, kind and utterly fascinating.

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Gonna start treating my mental state like it's the weather

Haha boy it sure is anxiety today, huh? Sure is hard to breathe. Really difficult to get out of bed, right?? They say there might be breakfast later, but they get these things wrong half the time

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Considering making some changes to the @write_as Free plan:

- A limit on overall number of posts
- Closing new Free registrations for a few months, to personally give me some breathing room

Would love to hear your thoughts on the forum: discuss.write.as/t/potential-c

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#acab

Yes, all of them. Even your brother in law or whatever. He's probably beating your sister (statistically speaking)

RT @UR_Ninja@twitter.com

In the week that followed the police killing of #DaunteWright, dozens of press had been shot by police with β€˜less-lethal’ munitions, pepper sprayed, punched in the face, slammed on the concrete, had equipment broken & were detained in Brooklyn Center. πŸ†•πŸŽ₯unicornriot.ninja/2021/police-

πŸ¦πŸ”—: twitter.com/UR_Ninja/status/13

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Third beta release of Briar GTK: multi-line input, re-adding contacts and new translations into #Burmese and #Romanian

nico.dorfbrunnen.eu/posts/2021

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All y'all ultranerds doing your taxes early, I bet you did your weekend homework Friday afternoon too

I simply plan on dying before there are any consequences

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PEN America's new report, No Excuse for Abuse, suggests some concrete ways that social media companies can help vulnerable populations cope with abuse by empowering users: pen.org/report/no-excuse-for-a

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RT @EricaJoy@twitter.com

on this #TransDayOfVisibility, can we please aim for a trans forever of being safe, loved, valued, respected, visible, treated equitably, and having basic human rights recognized without having to fight for any of those things? that'd be cool.

πŸ¦πŸ”—: twitter.com/EricaJoy/status/13

I am interested in seeing if we can create a useful space for trans people and their allies that respects privacy and anonymity.

People shouldn't have to sell their online souls to Facebook so that they can belong to a useful forum.

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Hello! I am experimenting with the chat app and created a private, moderated group for trans people and their allies.

If anyone is interested please add me as a contact and then reply to this post with your briar address.

briar://aakmgibzi4widd6mexczmzl2n4rdewxiinoppmw5cnf4uy7za7lsy

Every year I have a total of 4-5 halcyon weeks where my config works flawlessly on *all* of my machines using a single, synced config.

I really should learn to appreciate those times more :-)

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Day of Joy 

DAY OF JOY DAY OF JOY DAY OF JOY

Fox is being Sued for 1.6 billion

Terfs are pissed that the Bell case has been neutered

Cops are no longer immune in NYC

DAY OF JOY DAY OF JOY DAY OF JOY

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Stop slapping psychiatric diagnoses on people you don't like. All it does is make people with psychiatric conditions look bad. We are not your scapegoats.

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ableism, fsf bs 

so apparently people are now excusing the creepy shit RMS does by blaming it on autism??? what the fuck??
Not only has he denied being autistic, it also feels just rlly insulting?? Like,, Im autistic and i dont go around doing creepy shit like he does,!! why would that be a valid excuse??? Being autistic doesn't require you to be a creepy asshole, and it's especially fucking weird when this is used as an excuse for an allistic person

fucking techbros >:(

I told a Wu-Tang Clan joke in a business meeting today.

It got a laugh.

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