Current short-term musical earworm:

Kim Carnes, Crazy In The Night, 1985

Hey, #Plume now has a dedicated website:!

It is far from perfect, but at least it exists, and can help people discovering the project. If you have any idea to improve it, feel free to tell me, or to report it on Github:

The documentation has also moved to

And I also adapted @funkwhale's contribution page to Plume to make it easier to contribute for newcomers:

I don't have a political point to make here; I don't care about your affiliation, your party, or your vote; here's the only thing that matters this week for a huge number of Americans:

December 15 is the cut-off to register for health care at

Pass it on.

we've had first brexit, yes, but what about second brexit?

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Should I put up flyers on my block asking people for spare fruit flies or is that weird

Luckily the other day I had caught a few fruit flies with the same sort of cup and had them in the fridge. The spider took one readily from my brush, she must have been very hungry.

I think she is π‘†π‘‘π‘’π‘Žπ‘‘π‘œπ‘‘π‘Ž π‘‘π‘Ÿπ‘–π‘Žπ‘›π‘”π‘’π‘™π‘œπ‘ π‘Ž, the triangulate cobweb spider.

Today I accidentally displaced a tiny house spider while vacuuming. It's so small. Now it's living in a 2 oz. plastic condiment cup, with a moistened cotton round and a pea-sized clump of crumpled up paper to hide in.

But yeah. All in all a fantastically great, creative, deeply ambivalent look at human nature. And machine nature, I guess. I was reading it under my breath in Nine's, Ten's, and Juice's voices.

Anyway I'm gonna…leave the house I guess

17776 spoilers, "Palimpsest" (Stross) spoilers Show more

17776 spoilers Show more

Also, THAT'S a good use of fancy shmancy multimedia "interactive" web design longread shit (as per my earlier rant

Okay, so I finally got around to…reading? "17776" (

I really liked it and I'd LOVE to know what the original pitch was.

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