*sees a gender and meows at it with suspicion*

dreams are where we can explore our deepest desires, right?

last night I dreamed that I actually recognized when someone was flirting with me

and also dreamed that I'd accomplished part of my goals, felt good about that, felt anticipation for working on more, and received recognition for what I'd already done

Since we didn't get very many women, enbies, or people of color to submit talks, the folks choosing talks for the Decentralisation & Internet Privacy track at FOSSDEM 19 decided that we'd like to ask of you:

If you submitted a talk, go ask an underrepresented minority friend/acquaintance of yours if they'd like to give the talk with you/in your stead.

CC @fosdem, can we get a little boost πŸ’œ?

@jamey @fosdem

I don't know the answer about paying for speakers, but I'd be interested in fundraising and personally contributing to get people to Brussels / a place to stay if it's an issue for folks.

"Welcome to Magic School. Here is your schedule."
"Thanks! But..."
"Yes?"
"This is just 'Ethics' and 'Human rights' and things like that."
"Correct, that's the first year curriculum."
"Do we have to learn all this?"
"Of course! What do you think this is, software engineering?"
#MicroFiction #TootFic #SmallStories

protip for breaking into comics: you’ll definitely want to case the joint first and make a note of any security systems and guard posts. Once you have a clear idea of what you’re up against, you can start putting together a team

this town’s absolutely big enough for the both of us if we work together, comrade 🀠

Signs you're more of a computer scientist than an artist #38:

We need to draw a few flower-sprites for a game. Let's start by (re-)implementing matrix multiplication, so we can use linear algebra to generate semi-random flower-shapes. That sure sounds like a good and effective plan!

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(copy-on-write being abbreviated as COW is never not funny to me)

hey my bank account is currently overdrawn bc of a surprise hospital trip the other day, i guess now's as good a time as any to plug my stuff? i feel bad asking for money but i've been running very low lately and have had some extra expenses due to rsi and stuff. would really appreciate whatever yall can give
patreon: patreon.com/ashkitten
paypal: paypal.me/ashkittens

@pixl Image description:

Two tweets by Merriam-Webster.

First tweet:
Quoting a tweet "@MerriamWebster better get ready to add the 12,000 other sexualities to the list too then" and replying "We were born ready.

Second tweet (verbatim):
People keep
1) saying they don't know what 'genderqueer' means

then

2) asking why we added it to the dictionary

"--chiseled abs for miles."

"Wait I wasn't listening, are you talking about someone with an eight-pack, a staggeringly long row of models or a street paved with abdomens?"

"None of the above I was trying to get your attention and, ew, who'd make a road out of people?!"

"I can pull up some historical files."

"Ew, no, it's fine."

"But knowledge is the key to success."

"And I go now."

"Success," I whispered to myself, having won back my solitude.

#TootFic #MicroFiction #Writing #TerylsTales

@grainloom yeah, same

I guess I could settle for it being a sports anime

@ninjawedding ok but now I want that to be a real sport, it sounds like something 8 year old me would have loved

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