Wearing my grandfather’s 1953 Bulova Jordan today.

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❝I don’t believe our species can survive unless we fix this (social media).
We cannot have a society in which, if two people wish to communicate, the only way that can happen is if it’s financed by a third person who wishes to manipulate them.❞
— Jaron Lanier

@jina I do miss the old Sushi & Robots site; I remember being so impressed with you having a consistent baseline. That really inspired my getting into serious CSS.

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has anyone ever written a scifi story entirely in the format of a typography style guide

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I'm happy to see dog racing finally gone from Florida, it always seemed skeevy and gross when I was a kid and heard it existed.

But then *galaxy brain* why is horse racing any more noble? I grew up around horse racing and trainers across the board treated their animals like shit, and it's all about gambling and money.

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Boost to free him from the capitalist hellscape

@brentsimmons do you have any recordings online? I’d love to check out your music

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New people of Mastodon:

Welcome! I'm happy you are here! Here are some tips for accessibility

You can add a description to an image you post by clicking on the image before you hit TOOT! Type in a brief description. It helps people who use screen readers to know what the image is.

When using a hashtag:

Not good: #hereismyhashtag

Good: #HereIsMyHashtag

Screen readers garble the first one, but can read the second one because of the capitalization.

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I'm out of the loop, what are some good instances for new folks that have public sign-ups enabled and probably will for a while?

A Workflow for adding custom tags to Exist.io from text input, created with the help of @bellebcooper. Send it text from another Workflow/Drafts 5/whatever to tag the current day.

workflow.is/workflows/4c7bc46f

Shifting from freelancer-night-owl to gainfully-employed-morning-person is difficult, and I don’t think there is a real solution beyond “be tired for a couple weeks”.

@mathowie Yes! Do you remember when TapBots made their App.net client? I’m hoping that means a Mastodon client is from them is possible.

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I've sold Mastadons to Brockway, Ogdenville, and North Haverbrook, and by gum, it put them on the map!

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When I removed Twitter from my phone, I put a meditation app (Oak) in its place on my home screen.

Now, every time I tap the app out of habit, I do a breathing exercise instead of read shitty news.

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