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Cops are like dentists. Nobody want to see them or go to them, and they should have been made obsolete long ago. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Caries_v

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US omicron booster availability PSA 

hey folks i just found out walgreens is starting scheduling for the updated omicron booster!! i have an appointment for friday!! it is very easy to register for an appointment online, and doubly easy to schedule your flu shot at the same time :blobcattoot: get vaccinated!!

this omicron booster:
- is equally as safe
- is more protective than the previous booster
- and will help prevent unnecessary death & severe disease this winter when cases rise!

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@eli_oat I still remember this time I was teaching at a NodeSchool event, and I asked a student why they were adding google analytics to their code, and they paused.. and admitted they didn't know why. It was what everyone else was doing.

I think about that a lot.

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rando blog posts be like:

Here’s the 15 step system I use to deploy my static blog using nix, ticks, flyboogle, AI-assisted tooling, and cereal crunch.

Meanwhile,

scp -r content/*.html me@host.rad:/var/www/

Go brrrrrrrrrr.

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Pakistan put out a call for 160 million in aid and I can't stop thinking about how triple that amount was raised in a few days for Notre Dame.

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I don't want to be alarmist, but google lens is good enough that it can help dox you. all it takes is for a building in the background of a photo to have been listed on zillow, then google lens might be able to find it given that section of the pic

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Please respond with your RSVPs as ASAP as possible

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US peoples, get your Technician Radio license by October, get a free radio.

Queer up HAM radio and make white men uncomfortable.

forums.qrz.com/index.php?threa

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I think Discord is positively evil, long thread 

Had a good convo about this on Twitter, and to be specific, I think it's evil to: a) build a centralized, closed, network-effect based service which
b) is accompanied with a marketing campaign designed to move people away from existing services and c) requires the use of a client with significant stability, efficiency, and accessibility issues which you ...

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the author of GBATEK, *the* GBA programming technical reference of note¹, as well as the "No$GBA" emulator (and other Nocash emulators), is now homeless :flow_sad:
his work has been indispensable to me personally as well as the entire console homebrew scene so I'm kicking some money his way.
if you'd like to too, problemkaputt.de/donate.htm
source: nitter.ca/AjaxSuited/status/15
1: problemkaputt.de/gbatek.htm

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Back in the 90s "what if your car had all the problems your computer has" was a common USENET joke and now we're living it

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UPDATE: Our plan on the drive back to trade off Bluetooth pairing between the passengers so we could take turns DJing was foiled when it turned out you can't Bluetooth pair while the car is in motion, because pairing your phone while driving would distract you and the driver is always the only person in a car, and of course we didn't know that until we got on the freeway, so we just couldn't listen to anything

The 1/8 inch headphone jack continues to be the best technology in the world

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one of my favorite pieces of english trivia is that the concept of a "double negative" was invented by cranks pretty recently

there's a long history of "i nay have no beer" where the extra negatives are for emphasis, not to contradict each other

only a robot would insist that each "not" be counted and tallied for a final score

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How often are you in the #Fediverse?
Please boost or share!

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