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There is a direct line between the 1940s control room for the Voice of America radio station* and today's US policies of protecting today's tech giants and their business models.

If it doesn't pop into your mind with an "aha" moment, read up on the VOA's history.

* Note the lack of microphone.

It’s at this point any responsible bartender would cut off the customer.

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"🚨🚨🚨EVERYONE WILL BE TAKEN OFF THE FLIGHT!!

NOONE WILL BE DEPORTED TO RWANDA TONIGHT!!

We have won today, but we will continue the fight tomorrow and against EVERY racist deportation ✊🏾✊🏾🔥🔥"

#StopDeportations

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When you're posting hashtags that contain multiple words, it's a good idea to capitalise the first letter of each word. This helps blind people who use screen reader software to know what the hashtag actually says.

For example #DogsOfMastodon is much easier for screen reader users than #dogsofmastodon, even though they're technically the same tag.

This kind of capitalisation is usually known as "CamelCase". CamelCase doesn't just help blind people, it also makes hashtags clearer for sighted people too!

Using CamelCase won't affect your post's visibility (because searches ignore capitalisation) but it will improve the post's accessibility, so you'll get more people reading it.

Thank you to @martyn for raising this topic 👍

#FediTips #Fediverse #MastoTips #Accessibility #A11y

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I'm designing a sign to "hang" on my Twitter and LinkedIn profiles when I leave (FB I left a couple years ago). Right now it says that "if I'm NOT back by November it's a success". But I'm already feeling the immense relief of not posting and reading there anymore.

I'm wondering how many more could potentially experience the same relief…

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Molly White, a 28-year-old software engineer, documents the failures of the cryptocurrency industry on her blog “Web3 is Going Just Great.”

wapo.st/3N4KkrB

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Now available! :mastodon:

My in-depth comparative review of eight Mastodon apps for iPhone

Please boost (or share on Twitter) 🙏

transponderings.blog/2022/05/2

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MTLLA. Make The Left Leftist Again. I'm so sick of the Dem ticket basically being Reagan-era republican.

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#AmateurRadio #HamRadio #HamR

Hoping those going to #Dayton #Hamvention will be smart and take precautions. 💉 😷 🌬️

Here are this AM's #COVID numbers from CDC.

Community transmission currently at high/red level and continuing to rise. New (reported) cases are up 300%+ in the last 8 weeks, and the rate of positive tests increased 10x in the same time.

Full data at: covid.cdc.gov/covid-data-track

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I am loving this new Florence + The Machine album, especially this track which jumped out at me the first time I heard it. Maybe because I find it highly relatable music.youtube.com/watch?v=ui8k

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Put £97 worth (USD $120) worth of diesel in my van yesterday. Just about doubled its value.

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When Margaret wants sink water she doesn’t meow or bother me or anything. Instead she does this, which is much more unsettling

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