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If you find yourself needing to put in some t-posts, be sure you have one of these drivers handy. They make short work of things. This one belonged to my grandfather.

Thinking about going back in time and pretending like none of this is going to happen. :thonking:

trans support group request (Michigan / Remote) 

Hey all,

If you know of any support groups or resources in the Michigan area or remote I'd love to hear about them (DMs OK). A friend is looking to support someone who is transitioning and their spouse.

Thank you!

Posted 36 photos: I made a kelpie. This took a lot longer than I expected, and required me to get a bodkin, but I learned some new amigurumi techniques. #crochet

Did I mention that we at Igalia are hiring? We're hiring! Join our respectful egalitarian flat cooperative structure and let's build free open source software together. ❤️​

For students we also offer a CE programme:

Several areas of work are possible.
We're very remote-friendly.

Hey fedi, the Recurse Center is offering up to $1000 to trans/non-binary/women programmers for upcoming batches. RC changed my life and is just an amazing experience/community -- see here for more:

The Drivers Cooperative ( is at the top of Hacker News ( -- I've never seen a platform coop at the top.

Stupid joke of the day:

Wife: I regret getting you that blender for Christmas.

Me: sipping toast "Why?"

We're open for ANOTHER L4 Software Engineer! Want to come work with me on an awesome team consulting on big and small civic tech and commercial projects?

The company is 56% women identified cross-practice with a very healthy level of racial diversity (our CEO is BIPOC and our COO is a woman for starters). Fully remote, US only (sorry, we do gov contracts so it's a requirement), transparent salaries across the company (, solid benefits including office setup budget and monthly employee effectiveness budget.

Our public employee handbook is here: and our Engineering Playbook is here:

#pleaseboost #jobs #softwareengineering

Nokia Bell Labs has transferred Plan9 to the Plan9 Foundation. Editions 1, 2, 3 and 4 have now been released under MIT license by the foundation. Enjoy

#plan9 #9front #OpenSource #free #research #os #glenda #experimental #nonprofit

Kori Bustard. The heaviest living animal capable of flight!

In Maasai Mara National Reserve. Photos by Sergei

Article: "Cars are rapidly becoming software-defined..."

Me: .oO (Another good reason to abolish cars.)

Regarding LB (, I will note that the author owns a laptop, which makes it considerably easier to go without an attention abducting, surveillance device in today's world. :/

"Living Like It's 99: No Social Media, No Smartphone" by Gregory Alvarez

This is fascinating. I'm not this hardcore, but the way he describes it, maybe it's not so bad? The credit-card-sized dumbphone is neat.

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