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I'm ASD & ADD. Probably. And I can't begin to explain the sense of exhaustion I get at the end of a meeting with someone I don't know well -- a doctor, say, or at work -- except, part of it is: "Well, that went well. they seemed really positive about my input … oh. Wait. They were just being social. They probably didn't mean it."

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Unpopular opinion: 62% of users joining from Birdsite will quickly leave again, because while Mastodon looks a bit like Twitter, it's actually different. There's no firehose; discovery of users is harder; it's more personal.

The four horsemen of the apocalypse are out of date, of course. Lots of water under the bridge since they were dreamed up. Life got more complex, too; I'll bet four is a lower bound.
These days Famine would be Poverty.
I'd like to add two more, best buds: Fascism and Authoritarism. Or instead of that last, you could have Ignorance, not quite the same thing.
Seems like Greed was always missing, but I suppose he's a Deadly Sin; different franchise.

What do we want?

When do we want it?
A reliable way to avoid race conditions!

Filling in an NHS form and it asks whether I *identify* as M/F/NB … or trans. I'm just a cis dude but I got a bit annoyed. "trans" is not a gender, is it…

Only a Sith deals in absolutes!

No *true* Sith.... generally speaking a Sith... the Sith community, from a certain point of view...

Statistically, a regression analysis shows that expressed Sith voting preferences correlate in metrics of the first order with...

I'll come in again.

1) you can put anything into Javascript and run it in a web page if you try hard enough

2) you shouldn't but you can

3) and if you can then someone will

4) and probably already has

5) given the expansion rate of the Web vs the expansion rate of the visible universe, the odds are that your entire universe is actually running in a web browser right now

6) that's why lightspeed is so slow

Level 10 ecologist: Plant trees to help climate change
Level 50 ecologist: Restore ecosystems with large predators so that tree saplings can grow naturally
Level 9001 ecologist: Release lions on golf courses

You can try and describe Rust syntax but I don’t think you’re going to beat “like trying to read the output of a UART with line noise.”


How many people have made adhd / adnd jokes in the last forty years?

(I'm personally fond of ADHD 3.5, but ADHD 5th edition is good too)

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