Cops are like dentists. Nobody want to see them or go to them, and they should have been made obsolete long ago. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Caries_vaccine
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 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!
@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.
The floods in Pakistan have created a 100km wide inland lake that is visible from orbit.
US peoples, get your Technician Radio license by October, get a free radio.
Queer up HAM radio and make white men uncomfortable.
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 ...
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
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, https://problemkaputt.de/donate.htm
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
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
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