It's oddly comforting that there are still devices I can do firmware updates on entirely offline, by copying files directly to them. Sure, it's an 8-yr-old device, but still! (This toot brought to you by dusting off the Garmin 800 and finding I was 7 software versions behind.)
🍅 First farmers' market haul of the season: tomatoes, cucumbers, basil, fresh ricotta, feta, bresaola, pork liver mousse, cherry lemonade.
My bike rides today felt strangely frictionless, like I barely had to pedal or expend any effort at all, and even seemed to float uphill on that one annoying climb on the way to work.
A friend asked after my "companions" and y'know what I think I'm OK with being poly Doctor Who.
*stands on a table*
HAIR CAN BE ART
MAKEUP CAN BE ART
ALMOST ANYTHING CAN BE ART, AND THAT'S FANTASTIC.
*lays down on table* thank you for coming to my ted talk zzZzZz
Me, adult woman in the elevator with my bike: *minding my own business*
Adult male stranger, in the voice you use to talk to babies: "You going on a little bike ride?"
Please congratulate me for not ramming him with my handlebars.
I made chicken stock last night. It's nice and jiggly from all the collagen, which always makes me happy, but I am utterly weirded out that there is almost zero fat. What did they do to this poor chicken??
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'“Assume good intent” is frequently brought into codes of conduct to attempt to create a culture of blamelessness, but in reality, it places the question of blame front and center.' lucid and vital treatise against "assume good intent" in codes of conduct: https://thebias.com/2017/09/26/how-good-intent-undermines-diversity-and-inclusion/ (via someone on here, I forget who, sorry!)
OH: "Creating a new font in the course of completing a (non-typographic) project is called 'Knuthing it'."
Me: At work we say "If you could wave a magic wand..." to inspire people to think big during brainstorms. Anyway I have Rush stuck in my head a lot these days.
He: So your usual answer is that your company should start a second site?
open source licenses, as texts that advocate for their own propagation ("The above copyright notice and this permission notice shall be included in all copies or substantial portions of the Software"), is a kind of chain letter and maybe by extension could be considered a kind of himmelsbrief, a "letter from heaven," granting protection to those who possess them (and, per the upthread link, "divine punishment for disbelief of their claims")
Been thinking about why I hate the chopper meme so much, and I think it comes down to the fact that it's pictures of white men yelling.
i didnt know about time, i hadnt heard of it. i had no idea. never heard of it! people would ask me "what's the time" and i'd say "i've never heard of it!" but then one day, my father gave me his watch. i put it on. and i looked at the time. and i was HORRIFIED
7 minutes into Jesus Christ Superstar Live in Concert and I'm already having impure thoughts about all 4 electric violinists and Judas. I'm not sure this is the intended takeaway.
Who decided to call it Easter instead of Sunday Bunday?
"I figured hockey would be up your alley, Misty. There's knives, and bloodshed!"