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The mini heatwave was nice, now the weather looks like the end of days

It’s too hot today.

I miss the snow.

You can turn off the news and sign off social media for a bit. It's okay.

#event #london
Brixton Restart Party

Thursday 19th April 2018

"Whatever needs fixing, be it a toaster or a mobile phone or a DVD player, bring it with you; members of the Restart Project team and the Remakery will be on hand to help you diagnose the problem and hopefully fix it! In the process you'll learn more about how your appliance was put together."

meetup.com/Restarters-London/e

At the freelancers meet.

Also I’m looking for work from May.

Hard to believe I still need to look up the letter codes to use with PHP date.

Wishes Mastodon had something like tweet marker when switching between app and website.

hey, seeing folks, I'm mostly not boosting toots with pictures in them that have no description.. and sadly I see a lot where there isn't one.

it's easy, just hover your cursor over the picture or tap it and you will see a line with a text:
"describe for the visually impaired". click/tap on this line and enter a short description (or long if you prefer, because it doesn't count towards the text of the toot).

tadaaaa you're done!

#addyourdescriptions
#letsbemoreinclusive
#accessibility

I love that all urls take 23 characters of your 500 limit, regardless of actual url length. This means there's absolutely no need to use url shorteners on masto. I bet this isn't widely known, so let this be a #tootorial for you.

Sounds like there now is an automated exploit of .

Hope everyone is patched.

drupal.org/psa-2018-002

In Bus news, the driver from Lewes to Brighton has just popped into the Pelham Arms...

I hope they are buying us all around cos they've left a load of us stuck on a bus.

So hi! Could folks who are making jokes about Mark Zuckerberg please be aware that comparing him to a robot can be hurtful because

a) if he is autistic you are repeating the same tired old jokes about autistic people having no emotions just because you can't read our facial expressions, and

b) if he is not autistic then you are still doing that, and reminding autistic people of jokes people make about how we're evil/heartless - and at the same time you're comparing us to Mark Zuckerberg. Rude.

Nursing Leg Injury. Had to chase dog at the farm last week. Don't remember the fall but knee was cut open. Thought it would have recovered by now.

"Make sure you capitalize the first letter of each word in hashtags so that screen reader software reads out each word separately. It also makes them #EasierToRead!"

from twitter.com/RNIB/status/979984