hello! i like fanfiction, writing, and linux. lovely to meet y'all 😄 #introductions
my personality test / icon creator is done !!! find out what you look like
200 #kakapo! The population has reached 200 today, with the latest chick (Esperance-3-B-19) becoming a juvenile - when we add birds to the official tally. There are probably more kākāpō alive now than at any time for ≥70 years. #kakapo2019 #conservation pic:@firstname.lastname@example.org
@alis hi, sorry if you tooted about this earlier and i missed it, but does our instance block fedichive?
Fediverse surveillance instance: Fedichive
There is a new instance¹ that tries to archive the whole Fediverse² and they plan to make a full text search available to everyone. I recommend you block their IPs.
What they are doing is illegal by the way, at least when it concerns EU citizens.
In case anyone needs this today 🎶
Post-Rock for Studying-Focusing
Just an #intoduction toot to pin
Carnet is an Open Source note app that aims at replacing Google Keep with an improved editor. Available online as a nextcloud app, on Android and on linux Desktop, Carnet has many features such as images, todo-lists, audio recordings, synchronisation, and many more
Okay a neural fake news generator DOES have its uses
Actually, Gender-Neutral Pronouns Can Change a Culture | WIRED
quotes from the article
"the disconnection from online chaos & the creating of space to think, to be present, does feel somewhat religious, even if it’s a religion of contemporary woe: to stop being a ding-dong who can’t pull his eyes away from Twitter."
"the world felt like an extremely high resolution simulation, & I was merely a floating consciousness, bobbing between rice paddies & up & down mountains saying hello to anything that moved."
The Glorious, Almost-Disconnected Boredom of My Walk in Japan
I want to do this too
current affairs, misinformation
Opinion | Epstein Suicide Conspiracies Show How Our Information System Is Poisoned - The New York Times
They literally have and continue to profit from the dismantling of society and malicious psychological manipulation at the scale of billions.
Twitter too. Arguably without the billions part.
Opinion | Do You Have a Moral Duty to Leave Facebook? https://www.nytimes.com/2018/11/24/opinion/sunday/facebook-immoral.html
want something relaxing to play with this morning?
check out CrossSkitch, my digital embroidery game/tool
🌽hello again, my little 🐠 mimichtin its time again for another thread on the Aztec Empire.
according to a little poll floating about, y'all were most keen on leaning about Food and Waste Management of the empire, which I can talk about for days. #StarTalk
A couple things to remember:
*This largely applies to the capital city of Tenochtitlan
*Because of Spanish/Catholic genocide, much information is missing/inaccurate/false
*I'm doing my best
*You can tip me for my work!
we need to reclaim programming as something for everyone
we need to reclaim it as a thing to use for fun and as a personal tool, instead of something you learn for careers to impress corporations
computer programming should be a place where misogyny, sexism, corporations, and capitalism don't belong