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Since I've seen some other people with these kinds of toots, and since someone corrected me just today and it felt great, here's a 4th pin! And the first one that isn't me recommending you go check out something else, whoops.
I am very much human. Flawed in many ways, wrong about many things. And I believe it is my mission in life to pay attention, and improve where possible. This gift of consciousness I've been given is limited, so it's all the more important that I make the best of it while it's there, and don't hinder others in doing the same.
But sometimes I don't notice things, forget, am tired, etc. So please, never hesitate to point out I did something wrong. You don't have to, but I'll be thankful if you do. 🙂

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In Code 7you play as a hacker trying to save humanity from complete annihilation. Gather information, hack things, guide your partners through dangerous situations and earn their trust. Beware the AI that REDACTED
It is a , but with voice-acted dialog and pretty good music. It has autocomplete, subtitles and a mode for blind players.
If you like story-driven games with plenty of twists, this might be for you. Episode 0 is free, so how about you find out? :)
store.steampowered.com/app/650

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Nothing I post is so unprecedented that people will still find it useful several years later. There are enough wonderful toots posted every day that there's no reason to backread through my entire profile instead, except perhaps for doxxing purposes.
So, since I like keeping things tidy, I use to delete every post of mine older than 4 months, except for the few that I've decided to keep. If you'd like to do something similar yourself, you can learn more here:
forget.codl.fr/about

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Even if you aren't a scientist, you can still help out with research. For example, would you like to search for black holes, identify wildlife, or save endangered animals? Then you'll love !
zooniverse.org
Would you like to help out without actually doing anything? That's impossi ... oh right, exists! With it, you can donate unused computing power to projects that investigate diseases, study global warming, discover pulsars, etc.
boinc.berkeley.edu

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I kept thinking of the quote "Conservatism consists of exactly one proposition: There must be in-groups whom the law protects but does not bind, alongside out-groups whom the law binds but does not protect" today, as I read about GOP congresspeople who don't want to go through metal detectors even as they mandate them elsewhere.

And I'm thinking of it even more as I read this. https://www.newyorker.com/news/dispatch/living-in-the-age-of-the-white-mob

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There's a petition running to help fund the National Library of Wales, which is currently struggling financially. Would be nice if people signed this.
https://petitions.senedd.wales/petitions/244641
#Cymru #Wales

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If you missed my boost, Amazon's got a union busting campaign and well they want you to rat em out. It would be such a shame if everyone sent them junk and spam.

https://doitwithoutdues.com/contact

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moderation stuff, not meta 

I don't think enough people think this through before they go ahead and start spaces -- that eventually they are going to have to put up with people saying or doing stuff that they find personally objectionable, and how do you determine what to ban for and what to let stand?

if you are uncertain how to handle stuff, you need to find a new moderator. you need to build a mod team. preferably your mod team will include BIPOC, if you haven't driven them all away.

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moderation stuff, not meta 

why are you more concerned with "fairness" toward racists than you are toward keeping your BIPOC members safe?

moderation is supposed to be about protecting people.

who are you protecting?

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moderation stuff, not meta 

like. okay.

you can't have a multiple strikes policy when it comes to racism.

it can't be, "oh they said something racist but it was the first time, so they get to stay, I'm just going to give them a slap on the wrist"

these people will actively undermine and ruin your spaces.

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@GuppeGroups
Guppe has been updated with automatic cert management thanks to the brilliant mind of @aral and I fixed the "active groups" query on the homepage to use the most recent 10K posts instead of the first 10K posts 😅

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Asking for mutual aid / financial support 

Hey everyone! The following months are gonna be really hard to survive through financially so if you enjoy my posts and the emotional labour I put into them, or enjoy my music or simply want to support a struggling trans woman of color, my paypal is margaridamariabruxa@gmail.com Any help is really appreciated 💖 I can send my mixtape for free to whoever donates!

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annoying articles, pandemic, rant, environmental bullshit, car culture 

So I read this CNN article about people doing "fake commutes", which I'm all for when they involve, like, going on a walk or a bike ride that's the duration of your commute to give you the same sorta-occupied space between sleep and work.

But then it cited instances of people driving their cars to their workplace, sitting there, and then driving back in time to log in from home???

I get that routines are important but fuck are they "spew literally worse than useless hydrocarbons into the air" important?

A car commute is distinct in significant ways - it's a private bubble of non-home space. And I haven't had a car commute since college, and I'll rent a car to drive out to see stars and spew my hydrocarbons...but to make a trip whose sole purpose is to sit outside your office?

I just can't grasp the mindframe that would get you there. I think it's a combination of attachment to your workplace and car culture that is just way foreign.

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Urgent mutual aid request for Black comrade in housing crisis.

Has been living in unsafe situation and needs to relocate. Currently short approx $250 for rent and utilities.

Please donate and/or share.

Venmo - @patjdee
cashapp - $jpat10
paypal at https://www.paypal.com/paypalme/jdp5

Thank you so very much for any and all support.

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@bright_helpings @FiXato @ljwrites

- We need a name for that weird Greek letter.
- Why?
- Hmm, that works.

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uspol, funny 

i hear boomers are increasingly alarmed by http://antifa.com/

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I'm always suspicious when accounts follow me and they just follow ten accounts, and eight out of these ten are various corporate accounts and bots. Looks like a bot subscribing to random people. Plus just 0 or 1 toots, no replies to anybody… Jikes! I usually block these accounts. The look like potential leeching bots or maybe sleeper accounts to be "aged" and sold later.

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i wish more people on the fediverse took the time to write alt text for medias. :blobcatsign:

not only is it useful for people using screen readers, it's also useful for people who don't understand what they are seeing. :blobcatadorablepink:

i've personnaly already used alt text many times to understand what i was looking at. :blobcatmoustache:

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PSA: if you want people to accept follow request, add some information to your bio.

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I have met wonderful people in #Rog and learned so many important things. Its a big loss for the anti-authoritarian movement. - #Ljubljana, #Slovenia: Autonomous factory Rog evicted -> https://enoughisenough14.org/2021/01/19/ljubljana-slovenia-autonomous-factory-rog-evicted/

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Since I perpetually feel spite towards the whole 'evil races' thing in DnD as well as too many fantasy settings writing off wetlands as bad and sinister, my newest character is a drow raised in a peaceful, loving goblin and orc community in a swamp. They all love their elf son very much.

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Our ancestors looked at the stars, found patterns, and told stories. It's what people do.
But stars move. Now the Power constellation looks nothing like the glyph. But use this star instead of that, and it looks like the Hope glyph.
We can tell new stories. It's what people do.
#MicroFiction #TootFic #SmallStories

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Hadn't sold a Hive Time in a week, but had someone pick it up for $15 this afternoon. Turned a less-happy day around ^_^

Seveda je to predvsem oglas za LaliCup, pa vendar je tale članek zanimiv zato, ker opomni na problem, ki to res ne bi smel biti. Še zdaleč ni prvi, ki to stori; ampak zagotovo tudi med zadnjimi ni.
"Modra tekočina, ki se uporablja v mnogih oglasih, mladim pošilja mešana sporočila glede menstruacije, subtilno pa sporoča tudi to, da je takšna kri preveč odvratna, da bi jo lahko prikazovali na televiziji. Seveda pa na tej isti televiziji redno predvajajo boks, medicinske drame, akcijske filme in grozljivke, v katerih je kri vsakdanji pogled."
lalicup.si/2021/01/19/o-menstr

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