From birdsite 

FOSS folks: @kemitchell is writing a new software license that comes closer to my weak-copyleft-without-the-ASP-loophole dream license than anything else I've seen so far, but it needs a better name! github.com/kemitchell/api-copy

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RT @mwlucas
Ah, McSweeny's. Never change. :flan_XD:​

“Careful, that compound is rich in phlogiston. Oh, sorry, ‘kinetic energy.’ You have to be politically correct these days.”

mcsweeneys.net/articles/if-peo
bsd.network/@mwlucas/104191217

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RT @GooseGameBot
It’s a fine day in the neighbourhood, and you are a blessed creature.
botsin.space/@GooseGameBot/104

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RT @andrhia
Thinking a lot lately about how “professional” is broadly read to mean “showing no evidence of your existence outside work”
wandering.shop/@andrhia/104185

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I made a thing! It's a configuration library for Django projects and other Python stuff, that generates friendlier error messages than os.environ or python-decouple: walter.leigh.party

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PLANS ARE AFOOT AND I AM VERY EXCITE

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Also all our emails go through our ticketing system, so someone else can pick up the slack if I get burnt out or catch the 'rona.

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Also, I really should do proper professional PyCon organisery stuff over email rather than twitter DM, because apparently my DMs are the same sort of incoherent, oversharing, stream-of-consciousness rambling that my tweets are.

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AAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAA: online edition

Say what you want about Adelaide, but of the 10 km² that makes up the 5000 postcode in the city centre, 6km² of it looks like this and it's wonderful.

Me: can't be trusted to use superglue without gluing my fingers together
Also me: "Ooh, Target have hot glue guns cheap!"

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BRITISH PEOPLE CARPET THEIR BATHROOMS

LIKE NOT EVEN A BIT AND THE REST IS TILED, RIGHT THE WAY UP TO THE TOILET AND SHOWER

I HAVE BEEN DATING A BRIT FOR LIKE 18 MONTHS AND I HAVE NEVER BEEN THIS SHOCKED WHAT EVEN IS THIS

the 'rona 

Adelaide is... not quite at pre-pandemic levels of activity, but not far off today.

I really hope we don't have any lingering asymptomatic carriers. I guess we'll find out in time.

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(This is rhetorical, do not @ me with your bullshit justifications.)

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Explain to me how it makes sense that it's not at all bad or shameful or deserving mockery that I'm queer, but it is when someone else is because they've done something else unrelated? For bonus points convince me it's what you actually believe and not a post-hoc rationalisation.

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From birdsite 

When you mock a Bad Person for being queer, the rest of us see that and we remember all the mockery and shame directed at us, or around us keeping us in the closet; you remind us that those attitudes are still there, lying just below the surface, waiting for an acceptable target.

From birdsite 

If you, like me, are currently wondering why Mail User Agents (that is, programs like Outlook that you read your email in), or perhaps the Maritime Union of Australia, are getting dragged all over Twitter today: MUA stands for "make-up artist".

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