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tech industry 

Wow, the Federal Reserve seems suspiciously alarmed by the prospect of normal retail savers realizing that banks are kinda a scam actually and that they'd be better off just directly banking with the Fed. πŸ€” bloomberg.com/view/articles/20

capitalism 🀒 

uspol πŸ‘β€πŸ—¨ 

🐘meta 

dunk 

A charging cable for my phone which:
- glows a cool magenta/purple color when it's charging
- lasts at least a weak without falling apart.

People often wonder why printers are so cantankerous but frankly any device that embeds pigmented runes in the remains of long-dead trees is going to be stricken by an ancient faerie curse from the start

Woo open access! A year seems like a long time to wait for research, but everything else seems pretty solid. eff.org/deeplinks/2018/08/cali

uspol 

You are in Northern California during late neoliberal capitalism.
You visit an urgent care center.
There is a gift shop selling healing crystals.

OMG, Slack has added the final and most magical touch to the status feature. Statuses can now expire. πŸ’œ

Weird how YouTube's autoplay turns itself on without interaction after you've turned it off, but never the other way around. πŸ€”

~~✨🌹 socialism 🌹✨~~ 

information dystopia, racism, Facebook 

Let me tell you: roller derby is a truly phenomenal sport. Just saw the Bay Area Derby league finals live at the Palace of Fine Arts. The Oakland Outlaws narrowly outdid SF's ShEvil Dead with an unmatched defensive game. Those teams are full of amazing derby players and it was a joy and a thrill to watch. Support your local derby league, folks. bayareaderby.com/

🐘 meta 

Oh I know what I should be telling people who have just come here: Mastodon’s inventor’s Patreon account:

patreon.com/mastodon

Also see if the person running your instance has a donation page and if they don’t, maybe politely ask if they could have one. I get that people don’t like asking for money and have principled reasons why, but it also doesn’t occur to lots of people!

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