For the evening crowd... I have moved my account to; might be worth moving your follows there, if you want to read my toots.

A question for the fediverse (please RT if you don't personally know the answer): Is it acceptable (and possible) to set up an old account to automatically boost a new one when you move to a new instance?

Hey, followers of mine; I'm moving my account to

Please update your follows accordingly.

@Annalee do you know if there's any way to get an account on your instance? I'm considering moving off .social so that my local TL will be more valuable.


How is it that a president who is now an unindicted co-conspirator in a criminal case gets to nominate one of the justices who will decide whether he can be charged criminally or pardon himself?

(I know the answer, it just boggles the fucking mind)

If you *do* follow me and see it, there’s a really good chance that you’re awesome too.

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You don’t follow me here, and that’s fine, but if you happen to see this you should know that I wish we were friends. You’re awesome.

People often wonder why printers are so cantankerous but frankly any device that embeds pigmented runes in the remains of long-dead trees is going to be stricken by an ancient faerie curse from the start

Current status: listening to perf reviews of my juniors and realizing there's a bunch of ways I need to be doing better at *my* job.

Ok timeline, who wants to hear my favourite bad joke.

Astronaut 1: Hi mate, I can't find any milk for my coffee.
Astronaut 2: In space, no one can. Here, use cream.

My son no longer attends school in Seattle, but I will still support the teachers’ strike if it happens. I’m also still happy to pay taxes to support schools.

Schools need to be funded, and the critical work of teaching should be paid commensurately with its value.

I think this is the scariest part, because it never has to end; someone can *always* manage to doubt that abuse is happening, or always disingenuously choose to ignore evidence, and put the onus on the person being abused to come back and demonstrate it, thereby revisiting it.

For those unaware, this is a frequent style of comics gate harassment: followers activated to swarm demanding “proof” you’ve been harassed, attacking you if you …

Apparently a bit of a "reaction" to transplants is pretty "Seattle"

I guess that's one way in which I'm not "Seattle" :)

Notably absent in today's news coverage of probable designs for a new iPhone are the words 'Touch' and 'ID', both of which I want to see in close proximity in any feature list

Well, that got more expensive that I expected. I have not yet committed, but I really really liked the Gunnar Hyper-X I looked at today.

Your salary should not be a secret.

We are culturally conditioned — I am, too! — to be cagey about it. That’s not good for anybody except the companies that pay us.

If anybody wants to talk to me about salary in software engineering, my DMs are open. I’ll share what I know.

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