I like that I have friends who'll listen when I'm hyper-systematizing some bullshit for a laugh and recognize that There Is Pain Here that I'm only vaguely aware of myself, responding to it with a kindness I never asked for and often don't know how to return.

Looking at this in October like:
"Yeah! I remember sunlight! That was rad."

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old thread update, pol 

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Just your friendly neighborhood librarian reminder that Little Free Libraries is a group that does stuff like partner with cops and is often a part of gentrifying neighborhoods. You can read a really 🔥 overview of some of the major issues here journal.radicallibrarianship.o

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#GitHub is blocking users based on national origin, citing US trade controls law restrictions....

People from #Iran, #Syria, #Crimea, #Cuba, and North Korea woke up one day to lose access to all their public and private repositories. There's reporting that even people *who traveled* to any of those countries in the last 2 years are losing their data...

And #GitHub has not said ONE WORD ABOUT IT.

:blobangery:

Read more: medium.com/@hamed/github-block

So the HK protestors are using Bridgefy, but the official site for the app currently redirects to a honeypot after the recent spike in downloads "more than 60,000 app installations in just the past seven days."

Really curious to see how well their workarounds for this are doing.

forbes.com/sites/johnkoetsier/

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Hey y’all, quick thread from your friendly neighborhood survivalist about hurricanes

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so there’s a new search engine for the fediverse: search.social.

most people probably don’t expect their public posts to be searchable, especially if they use mastodon, so here’s how to opt out (for mastodon): open your settings and go to Preferences > Other, then check “Opt out of search engine indexing”.

if you’re an instance admin, you can opt your entire instance through robots.txt. you can set this up in nginx: stackoverflow.com/questions/10

societal collapse 

societal collapse 

climate change, societal collapse 

climate change, societal collapse 

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Transition, age, why now 

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I'm dead they managed to have a housing crisis in a fuckin mmo *flip table and leave to scream at a tree*

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how to do effective worldbuilding:
1) have a simple rule that underlies a lot of different elements of the world to tie them together thematically
2) never directly state that rule

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Things we can do about the current US Migra awfulness 

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