Some personal news: I have a new website kateschner.neocities.org

Apparently today is make a new website day. Time to remember how to use basic HTML.

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The thing about being a self-employed writer is that it's mostly paperwork. Sometimes I wonder how I ever get any actual writing done at all.

About eight university-aged people just moved into a one-bedroom in my building. When they leave it's like watching a clown car empty out.

Right! I want to get more serious about using this platform. What are your favorite communities?

Food/exercise 

Coffee coffee coffee coffee coffee and maybe some yoga?

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well, you know what they say. sometimes you take the shower, and sometimes the shower takes you.

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Hey . When you post pictures, please please please with puppies on top fill in that description box for the visually impaired. You will be helping us out tremendously. We want to enjoy your pictures as much as others do. You don't have to write a novel, but just fill in some details.

Thanks with much love:
A Blind Dude

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We had a set of annoyingly positive, wholesome magnets on our fridge, so I used them to make a ghost story.

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yet an unexceptional, altruistic badger is about to discover the true meaning of barbarism... in the Twilight Zone.

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Anyone want to watch a neural network fall flat on its face trying to make knitting patterns?

I just started a new project crowdsourcing knitting patterns. Once I have enough, I'll train a neural net and post the results to a Ravelry thread, asking for opinions on the neural net's progress.

More, and a link to the form, here:
ravelry.com/discuss/lazy-stupi

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If it's one piece of advice that I could give white people when talking to non-white person about race is remember that we have heard every excuse a million times. 9 times out of 10, when white folks engage a convo about racism, it is to make themselves feel better, not to help.

Be deliberate and very clear about your intention to learn and hear what people are saying. Resist the urge to lash out when you feel uncomfortable and stick with it.

It is not on us to make you feel comfortable.

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"Slides are not your teleprompter. Slides are not notes or references for people after your talk. Maximise signal (relevant info) and minimise noise. Focus on one purpose per slide. Make the important things stand out."
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If we are to live in the cyberpunk world, at least give us the badass company names.

social.coop/media/a2FXGRFgpfR9

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femininity is so stigmatized generally that the feeling of reading the heartfelt writings of another woman is honestly euphoric in a way that i'm not sure people who deal only in masculinity are able to appreciate. you see masculinity everywhere

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and she discovera a marital aid colony is about to open... in The Twilight Zone.

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Its analysis shows that it is, in reality, a very queer. you are so powerful.

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"HARK, A FLYING DISCUS!"

-Julius Ceaser, Roman Times, At Some Point

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