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when I first ran D&D, my grandmother, who had bought fully into the IT'S SATANISM hype, insisted on sitting and watching the first session

about an hour in, she threw her hands up and yelled 'THIS IS JUST MATH' and stormed off

‪I usually always know where north is. Usually. Not so much when walking around the Apple Park perimeter. If it weren't for the sun, I'd have no clue whatsoever what direction I'm facing right now. This thing is immense and so very very round.‬

‪I'm super excited to be joining Apple for a 6 month internship starting next Monday! Visa and everything seems to be taken care of, so I'm very much hoping this won't jinx my trip to the US 🙈😅‬

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🎧 025 ist online. Unsere diesjährige Sonderfolge zu den @datenspuren 2018. Zu finden im Podcatcher eurer Wahl oder direkt bei uns 😊

‪It'd be fantastic if every chat platform out there could just steal Telegram's clients. At least performance and feature-wise. It's ridiculous how much better they are than everything else. If only Telegram were fully open source and end-to-end encrypted 🙄‬

TIL (thanks to HN) that I have a condition I didn't know exists, at least to some degree. How fun.

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Linux now represents 100 percent of the supercomputer market, 90 percent of the cloud, 82 percent of the smartphone market and 62 percent of the embedded systems market.

My hypothesis is that AI's will never have to solve ethical dilemmas on their own. Instead that job will de delegated *live* to the poor souls being prompted by Google's next generation of captchas.

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Client-side validation won't let me submit the form because the selected date is yesterday (it's currently 40 minutes after midnight). Choose today. Server-side validation errors after submission because the selected date is now in the future. Timezones are hard.

‪Just in case you've never seen baby pigeons. Definitely not what I was expecting either.‬


Need some more depressing feelings for the day? Just leave this running for a short while.

Finally got around to clearing out my 1Password database. Went from ~1.6k to ~500 entries.

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I've made a deliberate choice against a quoting feature because it inevitably adds toxicity to people's behaviours. You are tempted to quote when you should be replying, and so you speak at your audience instead of with the person you are talking to. It becomes performative. Even when doing it for "good" like ridiculing awful comments, you are giving awful comments more eyeballs that way. No quote toots. Thank's

All it takes is a few days of not riding a bicycle and nature instantly takes over 🙈

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At 128 days without any response on my US visa application, a Department of Homeland Security IT guy emails me for private curl support... The irony is not lost on me.

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Wir haben aufgeschrieben, wie sich bislang finanziert, und wie wir uns die Zukunft vorstellen.
tl;dr: So ihr spenden wollt, tut es vorerst an Leahs PayPal-Account unter
We wrote a blog post about how finances worked so far, and how we want to handle things in the future:
tl;dr: For now, donations should go to Leah's PayPal at

Kilian boosted ist ne klasse Wahl für nen Homeserver, haufenweise tolle Leute, denen man eh schon folgen wollte, in der Local Timeline 😄

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