YOU: Hey bud, working hard or hardly working? Hahaha
ME: Hardly working, but in the sense that a shattered marionette is hardly working. In so breaking, I have broken away from the normative values that once controlled me; but in the process, my guiding narrative and image have also been deconstructed and scattered; and so in light of this, my animating urge must be rebuilt along some new mode, or I will simply be swept into the garbage
Graphitti I can get behind.
The term 'grandpa style' was made up by…someone, presumably a second- or third- generation immigrant to an anglophone country, because it's the way they saw their grandfather drinking tea.
It's /a/ traditional way tea has been drunk in China.
If you buy some teas direct from china the recommended brewing will be exactly this:
Put leaves in a glass, pour in hot (off the boil) water. Wait for the leaves to sink.
Drink ½ to ⅔ of the tea.
Add more water, drink, repeat.
food recall / psa (romaine lettuce) Show more
the cdc released a statement saying not to eat any romaine lettuce or things with romaine lettuce in it (salad mixes)
stay safe and throw out your lettuce
Reasons to love the #circus:
Visual proof that we're all connected. The World Circus Federation sent a set of #juggling clubs to youth circuses around the world to capture each group using them.
More than 98,000 km traveled, 20 different schools. All of them using the same set of props for a moment, and making something bigger than themselves in the process.
World Circus Day
Regular reminder: "legal name" is a very boring sounding phrase.
It sounds WAY cooler if you call it your "government alias"
I want to destroy the idea that art is something that is made by a specialized class of people.
I can't draw for shit, never really learned to paint, can't make music, can't do so many things.
But there's lots of things I can do. I write, sometimes. I've learned how to make simple jewelry. Right now, I'm making silicone copies of penises. And dammit, all that counts.
There's so, so many things out there that qualify as art, and I know there's some that you can participate in the creation of.
Regarding our recent outage. You can find an official statement below. The last documented time Cloudflare terminated services was when they terminated the account of a white supremacist website last year. We are waiting on answers.
"But I think they shouldn’t be allowed to collect data about people. We need a law. F**k them — there’s no reason we should let them exist if the price is knowing everything about us. Let them disappear. They’re not important — our human rights are important."
(To c&p something I said over on twitter because I think y'all will appreciate it more)
When Github goes down, FOSS effectively stops right now. It's tragic that we've allowed a single company to gain such control over the open commons.
I recognize that we are in this situation mostly because the 'distributed' side of git is only usable by experts. And I recognize the niche that GH fills (ticketing and PRs in lieu of emailed patches)
1983: Thanks for joining the US military. After 2 years of active duty service you will be eligible for free healthcare for the rest of your life.
2009: Our records show you didn't meet the VA eligibility requirements.
2 weeks later: There was a computer error and you are eligible. Come to the VA and let us get a baseline of your physical health.
2018: Our records show that you earn too much to be eligible for VA benefits.
Don't join the military.
Cloudflare Just Banned a Social Media Refuge for Thousands of Sex Workers https://motherboard.vice.com/en_us/article/8xk78x/switter-down-cloudflare-banned-sex-workers-sesta-fosta