As of yet Mastodon doesn't work for me at all. So see you later or maybe elsewhere. As a parting present, here's my last toot explained: https://twitter.com/nnz/status/1052817291564503040
While researching political interference into academic institutional Gender Studies in Hungary I stumbled upon the phrase "Viktor Orbán ist eine Pissnelke!". Obviously Pissnelke is a Determinativkompositum like Buckelzirpe, Schnabelkerfe, Dornzikade and Stinkwanze.
Personally, I have a more tender fondness with Kopulativkomposita like lila-weiß-grün, especially the non-binary ones. There's an interesting article about "Das Kopulativkompositum in der Forschungsliteratur": https://grammis.ids-mannheim.de/systematische-grammatik/1324
Yesterday I paid something with Google Pay #NFC at #Saturn. Today I entered a #Lidl store and got a push notification (!) that I can pay here with Google Pay, too. I then did, of course, but it's kinda creepy anyway.
It's also kinda cool, though, because Google Pay gives Lidl (and all others) a fake number of my Maestro card. So I can use that card without fingering for it and without having to enter a pin and without giving away its number.
So now what? Rather creepy or rather cool?
„Menschen, die nicht todkrank sind, reagieren mit Angst auf Elche.“ — If it were an ebook I would have marked that sentence. #mankell
(But it‘s a paper thing where you can look at the text but not touch it.)
Tomorrow my #mobile (centre of image) turns 1500 days old. I have it exactly 4 years now.
It works perfectly fine, but it's stuck. So sooner or later I will have to replace it.
I'm asking, because I usually believe in "Anything different is good!".
(The image is a screenshot of https://mobiledevicesize.com/compare/#901,1078,466,1109,987;1 .)
I just #blogged again. This time about "Erinnerungen an Groningen" (in german). I demonstrate how much the internet knows about where I have been and what I've been doing on my latest tour to #Groningen in #Holland. https://wolkenstich.wordpress.com/2018/10/03/erinnerungen-an-groningen/
Those who destroy #UKW destroy #Radio. There will be no radio after UKW. If UKW goes, radio dies. UKW and radio are the same thing. There is no way to do radio without UKW. This #DABplus vs. #5G technology debate is pointless. It‘s analog #FM UKW that has to be saved in order to give radio a future. Radio is what we listen to on UKW!
This traumatizing personal but also vicariously representative experience made me realize that things are gonna get much darker in Germany and that the path the European unification process and the general development of progressive thinking were originally going is in even graver danger than I thought.
A personal note: I'm only slowly recovering from a terrifying and physically painful encounter I had with a long-time friend who unexpectedly turned out to have been infected with the #AfD #disease with all its symptoms like narrow-minded sectarian thinking, extreme parroting of specific propaganda narratives, absurd lacking of any own thoughts, and above all a mentally separate objectivity full of sparkling hate and with an almost complete loss of reality and deep denial of any real-life facts.
Why sleep at 4 in the morning if I can ponder about a new look instead and wonder if I could go for an asymmetrical haircut. — (The Screenshot is from AVENGERS: THE ENEMY WITHIN (2013) #1 showing Spider-Woman talking about asymmetrical haircuts.) https://mastodon.social/media/muV2eX04Rd4lpHp2uD8
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