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Be kind, thoughtful and helpful and be a truly decent human its what defines who you are regardless of your personal beliefs.

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A month ago, I offered free editorial services, with priority given to bipoc, lgbtia+, and similar marginalized people. Nobody has taken me up on it, but the offer still stands. I'm a technical writer with a thirty year career, and a ttrpg author and book editor with twenty years of publications across multiple companies. Please help me find relevance by helping you.

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Day 52 of the #100DaysToOffload series:

Trust me when I say this, it's things like this that will be running through my head the next time Microsoft tells us how much they love Linux and open source.

mikestone.me/what-microsoft-th

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Not really sure if I'd rather see a Worf series, or a Quark & Odo series. (ร€ la -- The Odd Couple)

The whole Ambassador Worf thing bothers me. I'd rather see how good he'd become in the Captain's seat.

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When the iceberg falls off the cliff, it sinks due to momentum, but because the density of iceberg is less and the seawater is heavier, the iceberg instantly resurfaces, floats to the surface and continues to rise upward, forming a pillar! Extremely rare capture!

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The derivatives of position with respect to time:

* velocity (m/s)
* acceleration (m/s^2)
* jerk (m/s^3)
* snap (m/s^4)
* crackle (m/s^5)
* pop (m/s^6)

(No, I'm not making this up. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fourth,_ )

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"Norwegian independent repairer's 3-year legal battle ended last week when Norwayโ€™s Supreme Court ruled in favor of #Apple.
With this decision, Apple confirms itโ€™s able to weaponize intellectual property law to shut down independent #repair. This [...] is also bad for the planet, as high prices for repair push consumers to cycle through products faster and faster."

repair.eu/news/apple-crushes-o

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Letโ€™s give Microsoft the credit they deserve. The new Edge browser is really good for downloading Firefox.

I can't decide if the minidisc is my generation's equivalent to the betamax, or the 8-track. :ablobdj:

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RT @orangebook_@twitter.com

Paradise is when you are free to read and learn,

deeply and slowly,

unconstrained by any external validation or deadline,

driven solely by your intellectual curiosity.

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We should make an #InstanceAdminDay where we thank our instance admins for their hard work every week. You may not see it, but there is always a lot of things going on here and everywhere else.

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Are you Patreon supporter already? Checkout mstdn.social on ! patreon.com/mstdn

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Does anyone follow a PeerTube or PixelFed account on here? What is it?

Curious to see how that interaction works on Mastodon.

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