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Me: I would like to be a better person

Therapist: In what ways might you like to be better so we can work on those

Me: First of all, how dare you,

TIL about the Theremin Cello

and now i want one!

the pitch scale appears to be linear, as opposed to real bowed instruments - which probably makes it easier to play for everyone who's not already a cellist ;-) - but what strikes me most is how much it *sounds* like a cello. (sawtooth wave through 3 or 4 strategically tuned band pass filters?)

With the Biden campaign bending over backwards to show fealty to fracking companies, it's important to note that they have never turned a profit

o, what a pitiful shame that we are stuck with Javascript as the lingua franca of the web, all of its many dangerous warts and pitfalls an indelible stain on the platform

now to take a big sip of coffee as I ponder the timeless beauty of the Unix way, with its elegant lingua franca, shell scripts

Welcome to my leftist podcast, where we spend 2 hours talking about US electoral politics and mentioning every 15 minutes that electoralism is pointless

(I'd still support this even if it didn't end up saving money, though)

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The first thing I was taught in my high school economics class was "There's no such thing as a free lunch." Pure ideology and a total lie. Social programs save money by helping people.

uspol, voting assistance info 

If you have any questions about your voting rights, this is a good place to start:

they also have a hotline, which might be a good thing to save into your phone, if you plan to vote in person:

866-OUR-VOTE (866-687-8683)

Never leave a polling place without either voting, or calling for help if you are denied or hassled. No matter what.

Please boost. I'll be reposting this, too.

They say time is a flat circle. You know what else is a flat circle? Every circle. All circles are flat. If it's not flat, it's not a circle.

Between bad lighting and a phone camera this picture was never going to turn out, but Thalia is very relaxed right now. #GuineaPig

Meanwhile mama Calliope just laid down wherever and whatever she's doing. #GuineaPig

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This is a recurring thing, too. My subscription lapsed from earlier, and it took like 10 tries to sign up then.

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