Hey, to clarify something about our policies on the Wandering Shop:

We are not a free speech instance, we are a highly moderated instance. We do not support Gab or any of its spin-offs.

This also means that we will suspend based on enough reports, and there isn’t really an appeal.

If that’s a problem, (and it might be! that’s cool, we all have to choose the places we hang out in) I encourage you to find a different server.

@derwinmcgeary @quietbecoming But 1337 apparently only once?

"The string 1337 occurs at position 4813."

@derwinmcgeary @quietbecoming Not only once either!

"This string occurs 1996 times in the first 200M digits of Pi."


I was interviewed for Marketplace today about running your own social network site! You can catch me on NPR stations today or just listen/read here:


@deafferret We -- the woman on the left and I -- have gigabit fiber at our farm thanks to the company for which I work!


Trying to sign up as a Patreon for the first time. Guess whose app is unusable on an iPhone SE screen? Can’t choose my state because I don’t have access to that part of the screen.

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