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If anyone needs an experienced (~9 years) developer who can bring a team of professionals to help finish your project, I'm looking for clients! willowbark.org or reach out to me directly and we can chat about your project!

That should be "in response to a 6th circuit court of appeals case", of course.

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The Onion filed an amicus brief in the 6th circuit court of appeals in the case of someone who was arrested for making fun of the police. It's exactly as amusing as you'd expect.

supremecourt.gov/DocketPDF/22/

Bicycled into today to do some errands for . I've done this ride before (more or less) on my gravel bike using back roads and offroad, but this was the first time I'd done it by main roads. I'm definitely looking forward to the Silver Comet/Beltline connector trail being done, it will be way less scary to do once I never have to go on the road at all.

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Quark: ( Nonchalantly brings up topic he’s been obsessing over for weeks as if he just thought of it )

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@evelyn Yes. Electric cars (cars specifically) are just another way for the car industry to wile its way into prolonging the death grip they hold on society and geographical infrastructure by parading carbon emissions around as a scapegoat to distract from everything else that is wrong with the concept of cars.

Of course they want to paint themselves into our imagination of the future by painting the word "future" on the product they sell.

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Has anyone done this one yet: the "monster" (Adam) in "Frankenstein" refers to Victor as "father" several times in the book. Meaning you could argue he would inherit his father's family name. Meaning calling him Frankenstein would be accurate.

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if you think you can be an organist, this is only a pipe dream

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Does anyone know of a Twitter mirroring service that allows boosts? I get that we don't want too much Twitter in the fediverse, but there are plenty of important things that unfortunately only exist on Twitter that fediverse denizens may need to spread the word about. Eg. I frequently would like to alert people to important updates posted by @defendatlforest or @openargs

What's your favorite place to read, work, or study in the library? Mine is this Window (which unfortunately overlooks a construction site at the moment, but the view will be back soon enough):

I personally have a bit of a problem with integrated services like Karrot/Mobilizon because, despite the best of intentions, they keep re-inventing the wheel with eg. blogs except no RSS, or discussion but with no ability to access/reply from different clients ala email, and also because (at least with Karrot) you have to have an account on a single central service with no federation, but I'm open to being told I'm wrong on these and I suspect no one else in the group cares.

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I've got a group of people interested in starting a co-op who want recommendations for software to coordinate. The requirements are discussions, events, no self-hosting, and no up front cost (we have no budget yet). Suggestions? It could be multiple services or one that does both discussions and events.

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what idiot called it "going for a checkup at the gynecologist" and not "getting womb service"

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Internet: "The network allows for various kinds of protocols that y-"

Developers: "There is only HTTP"

HTTP: "You can formulate all kind of requests using GET, POST, PUT, DELE-"

Developers: "There is only POST"

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It takes up a little bit more wall space than I wanted, but this old hitch mount bike rack someone was throwing out works great as extra bike storage:

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oh yeah? if we abolish liege-lords, who's going to raise a fighting force from among the indentured peasantry to battle in disputes between liege-lords? 😏

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social.coop

A Fediverse instance for people interested in cooperative and collective projects.