Hey folks! I've switched instances. I hope you'll all follow me over at @HollyGoDarkly@zeppelin.flights

RT @NWS@twitter.com
Is your area impacted by wildfire smoke? Surgical and dusk masks will NOT protect you.
Choose a mask called a “particulate respirator” that has the word “NIOSH” and either “N95” or “P100” printed on it. More info here from @CAPublicHealth: bepreparedcalifornia.ca.gov/do

I did one of those things where I round up a group of people and make them answer questions for my amusement. And I made them do it live, in a hotel room. With @HollyGoDarkly, @Legopolis, @helenewecker, @rakdaddy, @navahw, and ¥Warren Frey. theincomparable.com/gameshow/9

Closed out George R.R. Martin's Hugo losers party by dancing to Robin Thicke while wearing silly leprechaun hats (required garb for Hugo winners).

This was a GREAT night.

I...I just won another Hugo Award. But this time, I'm HERE. And that means I'm crying. I feel like I'm made of magic.

Also seeing the continuation of what I noticed months ago -- with folks posting slightly more personal, introspective, less performative things here than on twitter. Still like it. :-)

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A tutor who tooted the flute
Tried to teach two young tooters to toot;
Said the two to the tutor,
“Is it harder to toot, or
To tutor two tooters to toot?”

Amazingly great episode of the Radio Free Skaro Podcast with special guests Helene Wecker, @HollyGoDarkly and @jsnell Realized that most peole on the podcast started watching Doctor Who before I was born… 😄



I got to hold this year's Hugo Award trophy at the rehearsal, and IT. IS. GORGEOUS. It's cast bronze and *heavy*.

It legit is a huge honour to even be nominated, but after seeing this year's base, I really wanna win.

The magic the gathering guy once said that they ban some cards from play because there is a power imbalance and if you dont ban those cards it's as good as banning every other card.
I think this is a good analogue for all communities.

I've been idly thinking about setting aside App Launch Map and finding a "real" job. I wonder if I'm really qualified to do what I'm trying to do and if what I have to impart is valuable.

Then I watch a series of "developer insights" videos from Apple full of buzzwords and I realize that there really is a huge gap here.

Anyway. Hi I have imposter syndrome please buy my product when it launches.

Toots with content warnings are fantastic except for one thing: I find my curiosity is often stronger than my common sense.

A gentle reminder: follower/following ratios aren't generally considered important here. Please don't harass people for not following back everyone who follows them.

We aim to create an environment where the people you follow are the people whose posts you want to see. You should never feel obliged to follow anyone.

(We recommend at signup that you follow the instance admins - but that's just so you know what's going on and have some posts in your Home column to get you started.)

Just finished my only 2 panels of . They both went well! Now I just have to stress about the Hugo Awards tomorrow. 😂 😭

Anxiety-brain at a con is never fun. Taking my meds and listening to a little Gamma World (on Total Party Kill) to get me ready for my first panel. (It's about tabletop gaming!)

Here’s a photo of a big LEGO Millennium Falcon in my LEGO baseball park.

Also just saw dozens and dozens (hundreds?) of bikes go past--many with sweet flashing neon lights, and some with sound systems and pumping music. San Jose, you're alright.

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