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Tabletop game idea: instead of rolling dice, you post two selfies, one for success and one for failure. The outcome is whichever gets the most favs. If it gets retoots, it's a crit. Each skill is a different set of clothes you wear in the selfies.

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"open-source does not mean grassroots or community-driven" hell yeah the recompiler recompilermag.com/2018/02/23/e

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Christie and I had a bunch to say about why we don’t want AMP in our email, and how hacker culture can protect and celebrate harmful people recompilermag.com/2018/02/23/e

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Today I realized that I cannot expect people on the Internet to have heard of the Geek Social Fallacies any more.

The Geek Social Fallacies are five things that geeks often believe about How Socializing Should Work, that cause a lot of conflict. I've found them to be pretty useful as a way to put a handle on certain concepts, and maybe even avoid going into bad situations.

plausiblydeniable.com/opinion/

(Looking at them in 2017, I find myself wondering how many of the GSFs the design of most social networks is running straight into...)

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Hey, does anyone have suggestions for ways of recovering some sense of personal style/dress after a long time toning it way down to fit in? I really want to branch out from jeans + t-shirt + hoodie but I've been doing the tech-drag-just-fit-in (and the I-travel-too-much-low-maintenance-reusable-everything) thing for so long I don't even know where to start. #fashion #clothes #halphowdoieven

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@jamey @liw I've come to recognize a healthy degree of self-deprecation as a common trait of experienced software developers I've worked with.

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@iliana hey now, X doesn't have twelve clipboards! it has three predefined in the core protocol but you can make up to about 2^29 more πŸ˜…

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my favorite part about linux is how it has twelve clipboards

I've been mulling writing a blog post comparing Google's amp4email proposal with Google Wave (as a follow-up to my critique last week, jamey.thesharps.us/2018/02/16/) which is fairly straightforward. But I want to propose that people should be using RSS/Atom to solve the problems that amp4email set out to tackle, and my fear is I don't know enough about how people who aren't me actually use email and maybe the Hacker News types are going to yell at me, or worse, blindly agree with me.

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Current status: merging librsvg and rsvg-rs.

Real current status: kind of shitting my pants.

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A terrible thought, as I was trimming my hair over the kitchen trash bin and finding more gray: Do kids these days know the "hello fellow kids" meme?

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"Want to come in," the first dragon said, "and see my hoard of gold?"
"You still sleep on gold?" said the other.
"So what are you on, Bitcoin?"
"Hardly. I hoard pillows."
"Ooh!"
#MicroFiction #tootfic #smallstories

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remember

always lewd with end-to-end encryption

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Since I've recently joined the lovely and inclusive toot.cat instance, it seems appropriate to post a picture of Lilah, a Very Sweet Cat.


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Technology might destroy jobs, but it's capitalism that made livelihoods dependent on those jobs in the first place.