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I'm a lot like Chantix; my most common side effect is nausea.

Back in April 2017, Lance Ulanoff wrote about six reasons Mastodon would fail. Some of the reasons were silly, like "toots" being a dumb word. Others went to the core of what makes Mastodon Mastodon, and I think it's safe to say now that these are features, not bugs.

mashable.com/2017/04/05/mastod

So it looks like disappeared the flag emoji for phones set to region, removed a safety app used by protestors, and sends your IP address to (Chinese co) via Safari. 🇹🇼 🇹🇼 🇹🇼

reclaimthenet.org/apple-safari

One of the differences between Robert Cray and Jimmie Vaughan is that Cray still plays Smoking Gun at shows, while Vaughan does NOT play Tuff Enough.

So, moar cowbell is pretty tired. It should be, MOAR GÜIRO.

I just read an article on Medium for the first time in a while. What happened? Did Yahoo! buy it?

I have a fairly well-documented history of not overreacting to things, but this is one of the greatest things I've ever seen. Copy a table from Excel and paste it into a textbox and end up with a table in Markdown.

thisdavej.com/copy-table-in-ex

Many people mistake talking a lot with saying a lot.

I think TripAdvisor takes the cake. 164 items blocked by uBlock Origin in medium mode. What's the most you have seen on a site?

FYI, txt.fyi still exists.

"Write something, hit publish, and it's live.

"There's no tracking, ad-tech, webfonts, analytics, javascript, cookies, databases, user accounts, comments, friending, likes, follower counts or other quantifiers of social capital. The only practical way for anyone to find out about a posting is if the author links to it elsewhere."

txt.fyi/

De-google-ify the Internet. Here's a list of more privacy-friendly alternatives to common tools and services from @Framasoft.

degooglisons-internet.org/en/a

I am a big fan of their Framadate, a Doodle alternative.

Request for help: I am preparing a presentation on accessible design for people who have an anxiety disorder. Do you have a favorite short video that explains what it's like to live with anxiety?

If a Mexican restaurant doesn't smell like Fabuloso, can you really call it authentic? 🤔

I love it when I only want half a doughnut but don't want to cut one, then I open the box and there is a half doughnut right there.

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