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Welcome Tux :tux:

Gruntled to have had my first post-lockdown tattoo.

This awesome design (shout-out to the talented @kev 🀘 ) was jabbed into my skin today (by the wonderful Joana at Pulse bibliogram.snopyta.org/u/joana ).

Couldn't be happier with how it's come out!


@janaleal @stuts I'm almost a month late to checking my notifications, so that tells you how invested I am in this platform so far. Hi, I'm Jack, I like deathcore, open source software dev, and Bionicle. Praise be to Mata Nui, praise be to downtuned 6 strings, praise be to having a >280 character post limit.

Is using a ride-along motorized shopping cart to do your grocery shopping technically considered a kind of tool-assisted speedrun

Hey friends,

Looking for opinions/information regarding some of the recent "drama" surrounding the privacy of in @kde

There's a vocal minority that seem hellbent on discounting as an ethical FOSS project, I'm aware this sort of stuff doesn't come from nowhere.

Personally, I'm of the belief that privatised usage information is okay and being opt-in (off by default) seems like a fair compromise such that those that want to share usage info, can.

What do you think?

Just remembered I lost my list of all 250+ bands I've seen live throughout my life and I'm sad again :oh_no_bubble:

Steps to recreate it are painfully underway...

Meanwhile in the U. K.
The New Forest National Park Authority (NPA) online database now tracks historic 'witch marks' hewed into the forest trees.
This includes etched marks from folks & travelers, soliciting protection from hexes.
lonelyplanet.com/articles/witc
photo Witch marks’ were carved into trees to ward off evil spirits Β© New Forest NPA

has a new virtual keyboard, an overhauled lockscreen, an optimized clock app and a (work in progress) game center! Read up about all the changes here:

plasma-mobile.org/2020/10/09/p

How normal are you?

Find out with this beautifully-executed and scary online experience:

hownormalami.eu/

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Wow Firefox, Brave, WordPress, EFF, DuckDuckGo and others getting together to allow your browser to send the signal to websites you visit and indicate your privacy choices! Seems like a real deal! Love this idea! πŸ‘

globalprivacycontrol.org/

Ukpol, covid 

You would think that they would at least use ACCESS to track Covid cases instead of excel

You would think that at the VERY LEAST they wouldn't be going one COLUMN per case instead of one row per case πŸ™„

You'd think the folks in management there would be at the very least a little competent

Anyone else missing live music? It feels like forever since I was last in a sweaty crowd, I need that release.

Live sets do a little to scratch the itch but I pine for the atmosphere.

Anywhere, he's Tallah doing their entire album in a live set. Man can pull off a crop-top, fuckin' A Justin 🀘 amazing live set.

hate5six.com/player.php?album=

angry music 

Holy hell the vox in this are insane, so many different styles and techniques and shit I'm just 🀘 to the sky!

Link directly to some dirty dirty growls (timestamped):

invidious.site/n4X0CG11Byw?t=1

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angry music 

Tallah have just dropped their first LP and it's πŸ”₯ πŸ”₯ πŸ”₯

FFO: Nu-metal, concept albums, insanity

tallah.bandcamp.com/album/matr

Finally some positive news out of the White House.

Finished loft ladder installation, gathered materials to board the floor up there tomorrow, installed a light, upgraded mem & GPU in my desktop and reorganised my desk... What a strangely productive Saturday it's been!

Hope everyone's having a fun weekend out there 🀘

Excited to say I've introduced 2 real world friends to Mastodon in the last week!

πŸ‘‹ to @janaleal - my partner and an awesome artist (both on and off human skin)

πŸ‘‹ to @voxsecundus - my coworker/mate and a music conniseur... maybe? 🀘

Surveillance capitalism is the same as climate change, but for data:

- Some people have been warning about its consequences for years
- Most people don't care because they don't feel concerned, they can't see it affecting them
- A few companies are making a lot of damage with the help of governments
- When we will face the consequences it will be too late
- We can still do something about it, and the sooner the better

So I wad just talking about domain names and I happened to use smellmyf.art as an example. To my astonishment, this domain was available (it isn't any more!)

But that got me to thinking, "I wonder if eatmysh.it is available?"

Unfortunately it isn't, but the website that hosts it is AMAZING!

eatmysh.it

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