A muffin-topped tree-fondling hermit of ambiguous origin.
A sassmouthed déclassé 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. 🙆🏽♀️
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.
As I suspected, if I rip all of the PJAX page transitions out of brutaldon, the naive implementation of live notifications works.
Carnegie Mellon is Saving Old Software from Oblivion
#TIL about a startup called Wikiwand.com 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.
Google’s secret prototype search engine for China reportedly links users’ mobile phone numbers to what search terms they’ve used. https://www.theguardian.com/technology/2018/sep/18/google-china-dragonfly-search-engine
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.
people need to stop breaking each other
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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Yo something cool about fediverse spaces: I can click on people/things that I want to learn more about at the moment, without worrying that me looking at that will throw off some fucking algorithm and it will suggest related pages for months after
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