Welp, I tried but Mastodon is just not working out for me. I don't really use it and per their email today, they don't really appreciate me spamming my tweets over without engaging on here. I've disabled my cross-poster. If you want me, I remain @seldo on Twitter, and I wish you all well.
Semi-related: Ravelry gets nearly 900k MAUs! TIL knitting is mad popular.
TFW you get up on the couch.
TFW your dads are sitting on the couch eating dinner and you are neither.
Let me clarify: can somebody hook me up with whoever it is I have to talk to to match in the parade for a non-terrible primary candidate? I marched for Obama in 2008 pride and it was super fun.
A social network for knitting just made every other website look like goddamn cowards https://twitter.com/ravelry/status/1142766608680660992
A noodle shop named Tasteful Noods
"You do not have a right to free speech on somebody else's website" is one of those facts that will never be fully communicated & accepted no matter how long the web exists.
It’s only Data Science if it’s from the Data region of France. Otherwise it’s just sparkling statistics.
Getting a lot of replies saying it's only the free version of Slack that's banned, but really that's just saying that Slack's business model is its competitive advantage, and people will use it even if it's less safe.
As a former Yahoo, I will say that if you cannot persuade your employees to use your products instead of their competitors on the merits, forcing them to do so is solving the wrong problem.
Microsoft bans Slack and discourages AWS and Google Docs use internally https://www.theverge.com/2019/6/22/18713270/microsoft-slack-ban-aws-google-docs-prohibited-list-details?utm_campaign=theverge&utm_content=chorus&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter
I understand being afraid of saying the wrong thing and offending people. But when you
1) educate yourself on how words can harm marginalized people and
2) take your ego out of it and use call outs as a learning experience
you don't really have to be afraid of tweeting anymore
Just so we're keeping score:
1. Theoretical future children: protect at all costs
2. Actual existing children: fuck it, keep 'em in cages.
(impales you upon on a lance) gay rights
I wonder what position the "stop trying to make us feel teary eyed about the children" guy takes on abortion?
"Quit trying to make us feel teary-eyed for the children. Yes, I love children a great deal, but to me, it's up to the parents to do things rightfully and legally"
What some Trump supporters think of family separations at the border: https://cnn.it/2tbn3xp
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