listening to Brave New World from Iron Maiden this morning #nowplaying :headbang:
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I know a most people when they have these kinds of questions they can just Ask Dad (or Ask Mom or Parent) and they never think about how difficult it can be to find resources answering these questions when you don't have some person with more experience like that who is always willing to answer these kinds of questions without judgement. Without that it's WikiHow or Ask The Internet.
Also if you're from a country where the question is N/A then just Don't Reply
Survey about gender and sexual orientation in games!
Please spread? ^^
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en: I am hungry
de: I have hunger
gd: Hunger is on me
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Ugh, I thought I'd made it through without catching what my wife & daughter had. Guess not :(
The mastodon stages:
1: getting used to the interface
2: discovering that most people are just people, engaged in everyday adventures, big & small
3: the allure of the notification sound
4: a gradual getting used to the fact that not everything is about US politics, and that it's okay to filter it out on a macro level
5: a quiet moment when you think "there can still be poetry in this world"
6: some sort of reconciliation with the quantum magic that is the federated timeline
Spending the close of the year writing code to schedule panels for a con, and thinking about how often we hear "that was the algorithm" when a computer replicates human bias, as if the computer made the choice.
The thing is, computers can't make choices. Humans make choices. Computers make decisions, using the choices we give them.
If we want them to make better decisions, we have to give them better choices.
While we wait for the new year, please give a thought to all the workers who are on shift tonight. Let's be thankful to all the doctors, nurses, EMTs, police officers, firefighters, cab and subway drivers, hotel clerks, security guards, maintenance technicians, sysadmins, air traffic controllers, and everyone else who is not having a break tonight
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It was Duolingo.
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TIL that the word(s) for whisky in scottish gaelic is "uisge-beatha" which literally translates to "life water" or "water of life" lololol
swapped a few things out on my current self-proscribed study curriculum. also fleshed out links for the "short explorations" section for anyone who's interested in some front end developer studying inspiration.
HEY, MUSICIANS! SPREAD THE WORD.
USE #MASTOAUDIO TO SHOW YOUR MUSIC. WHEN I REMEMBER, I'LL DO A TUNES-O-CLOCK FOR YOUR MUSIC.
WE NEED TO GET OUR EARS ON ARTISTS IN ADDITION TO EYES.
Eternal being, staring into the void since time immemorial
Owner of ceilidh.space. Sometimes I toot in Gàidhlig here
"cèilidh" (pronounced "kay-lee") is a Scottish Gaelic word meaning "visit." It is used to describe large gatherings where communities would come together to eat, drink, and be merry.
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