on the morning I have a big important preso to prepare, the primary school on our street has a fun day with much doof-doof music and screaming kids

Why yes, I'm old.

Tricky little blighter, this one. Needed a couple of days in the NW of Scotland to work it out

I notice that the source code for BBC BASIC was released. What if it got turned into a browser scripting language? #showerthoughts

TIL about Teraoka Tape. It's somewhere between packing tape and (true) gaffer tape. It's strong, but tears straight like gaff tape. It won't tear up surfaces when removed. All my weirdly-specific-stationery sensors are redlining rn.

lifehack: change your name to "updated terms and services" so your parents will finally unquestioningly accept you

My grandpa would've been 110 today.

It fair put a crimp on his 80th birthday party when we turned the TV after cake and got news and video of the Tiananmen Square Massacre.

Not uprising, not protests, as seem to be the common words used with the event today. A massacre by the security forces is the only correct term

yes i do love upgrading ubuntu and it shipping with an older version of firefox that eats my profile and I need to log in again everywhere


Today, a national inquiry into missing and murdered Indigenous women and girls releases its final report. As many Indigenous people have been saying all along, the report finds that Canada's colonial violence amounts to genocide: aptnnews.ca/2019/06/02/now-can

The report includes 231 Calls to Justice, recommendations that would substantially reform Canadian life and institutions and transform the way we live: cbc.ca/news/indigenous/mmiwg-i

#news #canada #indigenous

Berkeley burrito-delivery bot purported to be using 'advanced neural network' is actually remotely piloted by Colombians, who are paid $2 per hour.


Welcome to capitalism, where tech startups fake 'genius' AI using hidden POC sweatshop labor in a 'black box' to rake in profits.

"AI, games, Amazon, it's all made with magic! In our magic black box!"
"What's in it?"
"Nevermind, just eat your kale salad and let's do yoga!"
*Open box, find a sweatshop*


→ godspeed, roky …

I've already been told I look like Alec Baldwin twice this morning

Happy #RepRap Day!
RT @RepRapLtd@twitter.com
@adrianbowyer & @VikOlliver with a parent RepRap, made on a conventional rapid prototyper, & the first complete working child RepRap, made by the RepRap on the left. The child made its first successful grandchild part at 14:00 hours UTC on 29 May 2008 at Bath University in the UK

RT @41Strange@twitter.com

Kiwi bird caught bouncing around excitedly near his feeder
(Video: The Orokonui Ecosanctuary, New Zealand)

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