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@Algot @jk I had some punk correcting me on NZ history because I said the Mori Ori were here first and the Maori ate them all. Turns out I’m wrong, but this is what I learned in school. New info has it that they were another Maori tribe. So I googled. I was wrong. It annoys me that this information was taught to me as common knowledge and later in life it’s wrong.

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@jk

Alternate:

Recognize mistakes. Minimize them in yourself. Understand they happen to others, too.

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on one hand: with the internet, all stories, facts, and information is at your fingertips. you never need use the wrong word or spell it incorrectly ever again

on the other hand: you can no longer just tell someone a thing you remembered, because what if you remembered it wrong, or it's false?? what if the word you used means the wrong thing?? you'd better check. you'd better CONSTANTLY google everything before you say it. because u wouldn't want to be wrong!!! ever!!!!!!

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Actually a lot of Wikipedia sucks once you leave the popular pages "normal people" use

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I'm sorry to find that the Wikipedia article about DDS kinda sucks

@craigmaloney @cwebber interesting. Wife has been made redundant for the second time in 6 months, so she’s starting her own business. Looking at shared meeting rooms for seeing clients but working from home office otherwise.
In the process of starting new shed build on our property so eventually will have office and meeting area in that. The rest will be mine for car stuff. 9x10metre total, about 3x5m her office and meeting area.

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The caveat of making free and open source software on Android is that if your application is good, there is someone who's going to take the code, change the branding, add advertisements to it and profit off of it. It happens literally everytime and Google is barely doing anything about this.

So yeah I understand why most Android devs are reluctant to release their code

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RT @DJ_Link@twitter.com: This is one of my fav, in Zelda: A Link Between Worlds because a true top down view in 3D had some issues, they purposely tilt the objects so the perspective looks good to the player.

@vfrmedia @bea @troubleMoney @codl ’ve actually never used one. I could see it helping to not cut whatever is in the box though

@bea @troubleMoney @vfrmedia @codl box safety cuttter, I guess. So cabbages can’t cut themselves.

@bea @troubleMoney @vfrmedia @codl oh yes, that! Used to open boxes mostly, except on work sites where HSE has outlawed them and box cutters must be used.

@troubleMoney @bea @vfrmedia @codl in NZ they’re called a Stanley Knife by the majority, I guess the Stanley brand made them popular here. Not sure what they’re actually sold as.

@MightyPork I had google photos do that to me last night. Was odd.

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So I thought that I'd give Cinnamon a spin and take a break from i3 for a while. It really sucks with two monitors. I actually have to drag windows to the monitor I want rather than just perform a keyboard command to make them go to the right workspace that is tied to whichever monitor. What a pain in the ass.😉