officer: do you know how fast you were going
me, making arcane hand gestures, muttering precise gibberish:
me, having become the officer:
the former officer, sitting in my place: no i don't officer
through the looking glass of all your terrors, the sorrow that drives you to cower reflects the will that drives you to fight.
for those wondering how to establish trade relations with crows:
- feed crows food A regularly
- when crows decide to bring you gifts, feed them food B
- when crows bring you different categories of gifts, feed them a food-per-category, ex: food C for jewelry, food D for paper money, etc
- crows will recognize these exchange patterns and opt to bring you things in order to acquire desired treats
good luck! 🐦
No one needs to starve. No one needs to freeze. No one needs to die. There is enough for everyone. More empty homes than all the people without them, more food than grocers can even sell. The labor and the materials to end scarcity exist now. It is not a far-off dream. We can end scarcity in this life.
Begpost, god I'm sorry T_T, please help, boosts++
Yo uh we're like $400 short on the rent (let alone any other bills), nothing has bitten yet for work for any of us, and the state decided to jerk me around with unemployment. Again. Last time they did that, it took them 40 days to resolve it. Let's just say I'm not hopeful they're going to fix it anytime soon, especially with the holidays.
I've had everyone in the house apply for SNAP so we can eat.
I've asked for a hell of a lot from y'all. And I'm tired of asking. But we probably won't hear back from anyone about work until after Christmas at this point. In desperation we've been seeing if the family would help us, but the response is not what I would call promising.
If y'all could help us pay the rent that would be fantastic. I know how bad times are... =s
When I have work I'm going to give back to who needs it. You're all saints. <3
something that I don't see discussed too much in the push to get off of election/web technologies is the impact that has on displaying non-latin text. if you are writing your own text renderer you are almost guaranteed to get it wrong when it comes to languages you are not familiar with. arabic is particularly badly served in this regard and I collect the many fuck ups on notarabic.com
for all of its faults (and there are many!) the web stack is still one of the best ways to not mess up text...
You are mistaken.
The customer is not always right.
In fact they are usually wrong.
They are inefficient economic agents
Who buy rival goods
And frivolities like shelter.
But we can fix them, you see.
We have devised innovations
To correct their irrational impulses,
To replace them
With not merely a desire for
But a faith in
And a fealty to
You and your brand,
My esteemed client.
Uspol, drugs, patient privacy, trans hate
The DEA won’t stop trying to gain access to patient prescription info to identify people who use medications the DEA wants to outlaw. Since testosterone is a controlled substance this is another tool for the State to target trans men. Trans men in the past have fought (and won many of) these surveillance attempts. But the DEA is currently attempting to find software that’ll surveil people *nationally* so it doesn’t have to deal with each pesky state individually.
money beg, not urgent but boosts appreciated
Hey so after paying rent this month I have around $30 left in my bank account which is definitely not enough for someone who's unemployed and unable to get on any sort of government help so uhh.
Hopefully I won't have to do this again soon enough but until then, anything you could spare would be appreciated thanks 💜
“Rose City Counter-Info is a new counter-info project based in so-called #Portland, Oregon. It intends to create a platform for any reports, analyses, communiques, announcements, calls to action, art and musings relevant to radicals and anarchists in Portland and the greater Portland area.”
hey just fyi i am slowly migrating to @garbados
Presenting the digital board-game, "Ambition"
> THE WORLD IS ENDING.
> THE SKY CHURNS WITH POISON AND TOXIC SEAS BOIL.
> YOUR PEOPLE MUST SURVIVE.
> WILL THEY?
whiteness, as an idea and a culture, can just die. It can wither away and in its wake will bloom an actual appreciation for and of other cultures. because the one thing whiteness is, is fear. when we're calling for #whitegenocide we're not calling for the establishment of an ethnostate, or a new racial hierarchy, we're aiming to destroy the hierarchy. Destroy your own whiteness.
The BBC are banning their staff from attending Pride.
It's so... weird being in this position of privilege where I am online, and I have a computer, but my most recently piece of hardware is a ~6 year old smartphone. It feels like every day another part of the Web increases how much power it requires to participate, and shuts itself off from me.
And it's weird from my perspective, but y'know who I bet it's really weird for? The people with fancy-enough tech to not notice these things, and so not notice that certain folk, after an update, stop posting less because the app drains their battery.
I bet they don't really notice that the Web is becoming a place where you're either bougie, or a serf to the bougie: everyone who hasn't "opted into" that hyper-inflated income segment of our society isn't able to keep up with buying new phones and laptops, and so just... isn't in that social community anymore.
And yet those people /continue/ to perceive themselves, and their methods, as the most likely means of our collective salvation.
Even as they don't notice the whitening of their society.
US election important info (Miami-Dade county, FL)
Miami-Dade county is reporting 23% of early ballots are being rejected for supposedly missing signatures.
If your ballot was rejected, go to this link for help, you can get someone at the local Dems to help you or you can do it yourself:
demoware given life and also anxiety
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