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πŸŽ‰ Our iOS app is finally public! πŸŽ‰
snikket.org/blog/snikket-ios-p

This is a huge milestone for the project, and proof of what we can accomplish when a community comes together around a purpose.

The app link will automatically appear in the next Snikket server update (along with some other app-related fixes), but the post has manual instructions for admins who just can't wait πŸ™‚

#xmpp #ios #snikket

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My wife gave her 7th graders a survey that included this question:

If you could have lunch with a famous person who would it be?

One of her students responded:

Karl Marx or Britney Spears

β€˜Selling a promise’: what Silicon Valley learned from the fall of Theranos

I really hope I open this article and it's just a byline and the text "Nothing."

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Get people to click through to your advertisements with this one weird trick!

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COVID, morbid protest idea, angry 

So national guard doctors have been deployed to help staff GA hospitals. Since everyone I know seems to have a relative or friends ashes to scatter now, I wonder if Governor Kemp's front lawn would be a good final resting place. Even if the ashes were fake (your loved ones deserve better, although if it's ever me, throw me in his fucking face please), getting a bunch of fire place ashes and coating that fuckers lawn would look pretty good on the news.

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at videogames inc, during the invention of videogames:

employee: "i've invented a new kind of enemy to put at the end of levels! they're big and scary, and the whole point of the game is to kill them. the player really really wants to kill them the whole time"
boss: "what are they called?"
employee:

Someone just told me about oolite.org/ (an open source space opera game) and now I am playing through the tutorial if anyone wants to see it: socialcoop.meet.coop/sam-pku-d

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And for anyone who says "Breakfast" or "It Depends", does that mean that if you eat a second meal in the evening you are eating Lunch?

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If you eat your first meal of the day in the early afternoon are you eating:

Me: hey Rey, do you want to do something cute and become a viral internet sensation?
Rey:

Unpopular opinion: if I have to read something long on a computer, I'd prefer it to be a PDF file.

I had someone reach out recently and ask if I had any ideas for a bachelors thesis using one of my projects. Time to go ultra-capitalist and get some free labor for a huge project!… or maybe I'll see about fundraising something I can pay them with for their work. Are there grants for this sort of thing?

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apparently when you buy an album on bandcamp for $6.66 it throws up the horns????

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how many chuggas before the choo choo?

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i enjoyed the benefits of private school on scholarship and i would burn that whole shit to the ground in an instant if i had the opportunity. just a way for rich idiots to pass on their class privilege, the availability of decent education in the institution is merely a pretext for this

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