Here is 5 instances #under1000
Oh wow, I might actually consider buying a Make thing ever again, if this bears out: "My Apology to Naomi Wu and the Make Community"
python 3 came out before Windows Vista did. If you're still writing code that primarily targets python 2, you're an idiot
Dunno if it's a coincidence, but since I've been writing fiction every day I've had fewer mega-lows, and zero urge to curl up on the sofa with a colouring book and pens.
This also coincides with my phd finally being actually properly for real wrapped up, so I can't scientifically identify a correlation here.
But definitely writing is making me feel good.
Hey I have almost 15,000 words and a whole world that I didn't have two weeks ago.
FOR SALE! $100 USD inc. Worldwide postage. Yell if you want it! https://mastodon.social/media/GTG9L0amIA_-eT5J3Sw https://mastodon.social/media/My2rue6BpmJR_fJZ9A8 https://mastodon.social/media/m63tUcR3J78hDMmyU8Y https://mastodon.social/media/4crnyHRqJG-mASdf3yg
I honestly bristle a little bit when people go onto social networking and start talking about under what future conditions they will use Firefox again.
I proudly have been using FIrefox consistently since it was called Phoenix/Firebird in the early 2000s and used straight Mozilla for years prior to that.
It's the only fully featured, independent, modern libre webbrowser that supports the open web that isn't trying to make money off of you.
THAT is the metric by which I judge my web browsers.
Only decades after reading that, in an office in another country, did I first meet an older British "tea" machine. It could, in theory, produce chocolate, coffee, or tea; but invariably delivered a cupful of brown liquid that was almost, but not quite, entirely unlike any of them.
And I said, "Oh THAT'S what he meant."
I know a lot of the new people are from Comics Twitter so if you want suggestions on instances for you lot:
mastodon.art: a community of artists, illustrators seem to be most prominent
wandering.shop: a community of scifi/fantasy fans, a lot of writers and book lovers
writing.exchange: community of writers
octodon.social: general purpose instance with a good community
instance.business: instance by and for people of color, and also parody brands
cybre.space: a lot of creative queer furries
RT of @SuperSpacedad@twitter:
« This really owns:
"App makers who want to use the new camera on the #iPhone X can capture a rough map of a user’s face and a stream of more than 50 kinds of facial expressions," explains Reuters. "This data, which can be removed from the phone and stored on a developer’s own servers, can help monitor how often users blink, smile or even raise an eyebrow."
Corporate surveillance at its best...