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Wow, this is very interesting. Smalltown is a new fork of Mastodon specifically for civic communities looking to host their own social media. It is being developed at Ethan Zuckerman's lab at UMass Amherst.

publicinfrastructure.org/2022/

(It's explicitly inspired by Hometown and very nicely links to my Patreon on their github, too.)

Reject your job as an identity and embrace it as simply a means to an end.

Electricity stuff.

Ohms - This is what electrical engineers chant to make the electricity pantheon happy.
Watts - When it doesn't work, you say "watt!" a lot.
Amperage - Twin city to Anchorage.
Voltage - No one knows. Probably fake.

"shower thought" I guess 

type of guy who is a car enthusiast.. before automobiles would they have been good friends with a horse...

if anyone asks, my erratic sleep schedule is a cyber security measure

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feels good to delete the spam accounts while they're still being set up

someone earlier brought an eight week old black lab (awww!) to this coffee shop and now there is someone with a full grown black lab in the same spot. feels like i've been in a *time passing by* montage in this span of twenty minutes working on email

popular thing is overrated 

therealsullyg would be better if he played faster and edited less 😑

hello to the time of morning when my telephone abruptly changes color temperature

Important PSA: If your name is Timothy, you don't have to be Tim. You could be Moth.

the guy who prompted this thought stalked me for a job briefly then stalked me for a date and now I notice his name on the C suite of an "AI" startup

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destroying the internet as a non-pharmaceutical intervention

some very large bullets dodged I guess, when I see the current projects undertaken by people I considered working for

mastodon cw are like prefacing a post with "there's good news and bad news"

utube link 

neat orchestral version of the ducktales moon theme. if I didn't know the original song though this might strike me as music for an energy company's commercial

youtube.com/watch?v=KUThKPxjKI

Afternoon sun was making an impressive row of dicks along Westminster Bridge, opposite Parliament

hot take 

it was a bad idea for GPUs to have more than 1GB of memory, it just encourages people to make harmful "AI" software

type of guy 

still mentally replaces "lib" with "-l" in all contexts

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