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@fdavidcl Excuse me, Sir, do you have a minute to talk about our Lord and Saviour, the GDPR?

Decide where your cloud lives. Maybe he lives right in here. We don't want to set these clouds on fire. See there, told you that would be easy. Isn't that fantastic?

@Shufei I thought Cynthia Kim may have something on this, and she does

musingsofanaspie.com/2012/10/1

Her general approach:

1. If a rule prevents me from making a spontaneous choice then itโ€™s too restrictive.

2. If a rule negatively impacts someone I love then itโ€™s probably doing more harm than good.

3. If a rule was created more than five years ago then I may have outgrown it.

4. If a rule makes me sad, angry, tired or anxious then I need to question its origins.

The secret to doing anything is believing that you can do it. Anything that you believe you can do strong enough, you can do. Anything. As long as you believe.

Twitter, autism, neurodiversity Show more

tech, us journalism and ad blocking Show more

The frustrating thing to me isnโ€™t the difficulty in parsing compressed text, nor the novelty of the form. I have trouble understanding the usually oblique, โ€œironicโ€ tone of its content. Iโ€™m honestly unsure what its speakers mean and to what purpose.

Traditional Morse or RTTY radio culture, by contrast, compresses text even more. But the strings are precise, usually formalized, and direct in intention.

Iโ€™m not sure what to make of this, save to invoke a Carrollian โ€œCuriouser and curiouser...โ€

I discovered a curious alternate internet where, in addition to a heavy use of SMS conventions, people donโ€™t use periods or capital letters. Seldom do people send any strings of text longer than a few words or symbols. ๐Ÿค”

Hear the Recently Discovered, Earliest Known Recording of "Swing Low, Sweet Chariot" (1894) bit.ly/2GjxbHR t.co/0WvigziwP5

A Huge Archive of Amazing Stories, the Worldโ€™s Oldest & Longest-Running Science Fiction Magazine (Since 1926) bit.ly/2uCY0oe t.co/bPF88oMvp8

You can create beautiful things - but you have to see them in your mind first. Put it in, leave it alone. And that's when it becomes fun - you don't have to spend your time thinking about what's happening - you just let it happen. You can create anything that makes you happy. This is your world. Of course he's a happy little stone, cause we don't have any other kind.
We don't need any guidelines or formats. All we need to do is just let it flow right out of us.

Alt-right radicalization, misogyny, harassment, Montreal Show more

ugh i really hope crossposters don't slowly choke mastodon like they did to diaspora*

if you're just crossposting everything you tweet on birdsite then what even is the point of making a mastodon account? that's glorified spam at worst, and a recipe for abandonment.

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Today is #worldbeeday.

Love your #bees and #honey and #vegetarianism.

One of the most important animals on the planet, and we are messing them up badly with pesticides.

worldbeeday.org/en/

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I watched a gym competition yesterday. Those girls walked, turned & twisted with ease. It was beautiful and the wobbles and falls were also a wonderful reminder of the difficulty of even the "easy" bits despite *all* of those hours spent in practice.

Maybe balance gets easier with practice, but never "easy." Maybe what takes the most courage is to progress to even more difficult skills, despite knowing that none of it can ever be completely mastered. Maybe that's also part of the beauty.

When you do it your way you can go anywhere you choose. Let's build an almighty mountain.

And here I have been wondering where the 'wheel' group name came from:

WHEEL n. 1. A privilege bit that canonically allows the possessor to perform any operation on a timesharing system, such as read or write any file on the system regardless of protections, change or or look at any address in the running monitor, crash or reload the system, and kill/create jobs and user accounts. The term was invented on the TENEX operating system, and carried over to TOPS-20, Xerox-IFS and others. 1/2

You can create anything that makes you happy. This is truly an almighty mountain. I will take some magic white, and a little bit of Vandyke brown and a little touch of yellow.