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A muffin-topped tree-fondling hermit of ambiguous origin.
A sassmouthed dΓ©classΓ© cutie pie who won’t just get with the programme.
The lobster-clawed lunch lady baking cookies for the protest.
The creepy-silent older kid you confess your secrets to at recess
(but were forced to invite to your birthday party).
A wild-eyed lumpenintellektueller mindspiv yelling doggerel in the dark.
I’m the briny basketcase your mommy says to get off the phone with.

EN, ZH, and others. πŸ™†πŸ½β€β™€οΈ

#introductions I'm Chris, I read and do math and such. I have a #gopher hole over at where I occasionally post stories, essays, or research.

Listening to an appearance of Chomsky at Google. It may be the first talk of his which lacks my attention, as the facilitator throws puff balls and biography questions in a pattern of spirit which only convinces me that Google has already developed its culture into courtier class mutual admirationism.

UK to set up new internet regulator to monitor β€˜hate speech’ and enforce β€˜code of conduct’ – report
Google admits it lets hundreds of third party apps read your emails

As I suspected, if I rip all of the PJAX page transitions out of brutaldon, the naive implementation of live notifications works.

#TIL about a startup called which presents Wikipedia with a "modern" UI (a ploy to put ads on the fifth most visited website on the planet).

The Firefox addon called #Stylus on the other hand offers 460 user-created CSS styles for Wikipedia.

#startups #VC #CapitalistInnovation

#Firefox #addons #Wikipedia

Google’s secret prototype search engine for China reportedly links users’ mobile phone numbers to what search terms they’ve used.

I've written a #blog post about writing and using #brutaldon. If you've followed my microblogging on development, there's not much new, but it's a short read if you're interested.

#webdev #django #python #intercooler #bulma

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A fairly long shot, but does anyone else here have any experience in writing grants for LGBT+ community centers?

I'm on the board for one and it's very much a hands on process. As such, fundraising is in our hands. We've done good, but I would love to have a little bit of breathing room and would like to apply for a grant to help pay for things like, you know, rent and electricity. Anyone have any prior knowledge in that area?

Totally okay if not. Like I said, definitely a long shot.

And with that Google Analytics is gone from

It now works with my own Matomo / Piwik tracking setup *and* honors Do Not Track.


Finally free of the goog for this site.

#DailySketchChallenge #WordSketch #smallstories


On this day, 48 years ago, Jimi Hendrix - leader of the Jimi Hendrix Experience - passed away at the age of 27.

I’d seen him play live less than 3 weeks previously, and I still remember his playing the intro to Watchtower two semitones too low.

I owed him so much, yet I’d thought him overrated. Ha! Who am I, a third rate guitarist, to talk? I’d judged him on a small detail and missed his towering artistry.

And I still miss him.

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