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Time to re- for the latest influx...

I'm ehashman! I have a hard time with intros because I feel like the most important parts of me are also ones I don't like sharing publicly. But I'm unapologetically disabled, queer, and looking forward to getting to know you a bit before you follow me.

I like technology that's in service of people, and recognize that tech isn't just military, industry, or software. I'm an amateur naturalist and cook. My public food alt is on @ehashman@kith.kitchen.

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In honour of , a thread of Yiddish labour !

Dovid Edelstadt's In Kampf (אין קאַמף): youtu.be/AObwPBf3_Ro Klezmatics Version
lyricstranslate.com/en/kamf-st

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The worst part of taking a medication that tastes like a combination of bitter melon and Epsom salt is that the taste is somehow even MORE intense at night. I keep drifting out of sleep and then JOLT awake in the middle of the night because my mouth tastes like poison

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I want a sick as hell looking N95 quality respirator that's easy to breathe in and that people can understand me talking through, why hasn't the "free market" delivered

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People who think "Open Source is thriving, it's everywhere!" and are all optimistic about it are doing the same thing as the people with electric cars and solar panels on their McMansions thinking that we're on track to deal with the climate crisis.

The *real* solutions for a healthy sustainable FLO world are all still marginalized and struggling, and the capitalist #greenwashing and #openwashing serve mainly to delude people about the state of things.

Update: significantly worsened symptoms today, another super faint positive RAT, another negative NAAT. Decided on the balance of probabilities that it's better to take paxlovid than not, even if this isn't COVID. Hoping I start feeling better soon 😓

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Recognizing that every life has value, that we all have something to bring to the table, that everyone is only temporarily abled---this will lead us to build a society that serves and cherishes everyone.

Refusal is to abandon our future selves. Health is not a moral good.

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My guess as to where this comes from: under capitalism, your best chance for dignity with disability is to have the means to afford care. Necessary care becomes conflated with luxury. Resentment of the rich is redirected towards the disabled as "freeloaders."

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how people seem to imagine the disabled: lazy! catered to! entitled! won't do anything for themselves!

how disabled people in my life actually are: "I'm so happy I'm well enough to do chores today!!! 😌🙏"

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Classic Oregon Coast atmospheric photos 

Took doggo to the coast for a sweet little hike. Started in the sun on one side of a hill, then the fog rolled in and changed the view by the time we'd turned around to hike back.

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I re-upped my #sticker supplies from @municipaladhesives

First time getting their stuff, I got a trio of designs, the quality in-hand is nice. If I can nap efficiently this afternoon, there may be deployment later.

לשנה טובה! א זיסן יאר, חברה! 🍎🍯

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"I'm putting an OS on it"

"it's already got an OS on it"

"it's got one OS! what about second OS?"

"I don't think he knows about second OS, pip"

(The other possibility is that I do have COVID, but the case is so mild it's not showing up on a PCR/NAAT. This is possible but pretty unlikely, especially with repeated tests. My suspicion is that swabbing cheeks/throat first thing in the morning [acidity] might have caused it)

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For giggles I calculated the likelihood of getting a false +ve RAT, since I have the data from the FDA at ehashman.github.io/rapid-tests and can pull prevalence counts from King County.

Since I've tested so many times (at least 50!) I have about a 20% chance of at least one false +ve!

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Whatever this is, I've been totally knocked on my ass. Spent the last 2 days in bed and I suspect this will continue for at least a few more days 😓

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not-covid, (~) 

So now that my PCR test is back I am pretty confident that I *don't* have COVID. I woke up with a sore throat and got an extremely faint RAT two days ago. But I've done 3 more RATs, 2 NAATs, and a PCR and they've all come back negative.

🥳 sick but it's probably not covid!! Lol

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Do you write code for free and open source projects? Would you like to learn the basics of the Rust programming language? I’m offering to teach the basics of Rust to free and open source software programmers, for free.

liw.fi/training/rust-foss-dev/

#Rust #RustLanguage #FOSS #Training

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for anyone in Iran needing a Signal proxy, we've now started one.

DM for the link!

#IRanASignalProxy

One of the frustrating things about the FDA insisting on BA.4/5 boosters instead of approving the BA.1 formulation in July is now folks are getting exposed and infected due to back to school before they could have gotten boosted.

I still think BA.1 sooner would have been better.

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