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I find this comment genuinely sad by various things revealed in sharing it, regardless whether his idea has merit or not.

jembendell.com/2018/07/26/emot

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Hello all,

Mastodon 2.8.0 de masto introduced a dangerous privacy bug : social.sitedethib.com/@Thib/10

Boosting your private toots ("boost to original audience") actually widens their audience if your default posting privacy is not set to "private" :/

*Important*: Please check your public profile and unboost toots that shouldn't be there.

We will make another announcement when a fix is published, don't boost private toots until then.

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@Kuroneko

If you have questions or concerns about , the Groups/Events alternative destined for the fediverse, pose them in the dedicated forum.

framacolibri.org/c/mobilizon

The sooner the better, while it’s still early to think and plan.

, Framasoft’s Facebook Events/Groups alternative, successfully reached it’s first step of funding in a week! This gets it to a beta release by end of year, and maybe a V1 by mid 2020.

But the fund drive isn’t over. There are two steps to go with 54 days to get there. Step 2 funding is an important one. It will finance the integration of ActivityPub and development of administration tools for instance managers.

joinmobilizon.org/en

Interesting and thoughtful piece from Dougald Hine, cofounder of the Dark Mountain Project, which he has recently left to start HOME in central Sweden, a school for new culture makers.

After We Stop Pretending

dark-mountain.net/after-we-sto

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I remember feeling so excited at exploring my work, reading it back during the editing process. Getting engrossed in the pages.

Now, it just feels like that thing that I have to get done...

Someone once said that an amateur is someone who enjoys what they're doing.

#writing #editing

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Hey plant nerds! My partner is teaching an awesome class about herbal first aid and the many medicinal plants of our gorgeous bioregion!

If you live in the Portland area and are interested in learning the fundamentals of this fascinating and practical topic, please check it out!

eventbrite.com/e/herbal-first-

This will be happening next Saturday (May 25th) from 10am to 12pm at One Green World

So, I had the numbers for east and west regions of Antartica backwards, and meant 'sheets', not shelves. But anyway, it's in the article. ;)

rise due to warming is mostly talked about so far in terms of Greenland ice melt, which has raised sea levels by just 5mm so far, and look at the damage that is already causing to shorelines around the world.

But now glaciers are melting rapidly in the . The eastern shelf could raise sea levels by 5m (metres!). The western shelf, once thought stable, but not now, could add another *60m* if depleted.

Imagine a 65-metre sea level rise.

theguardian.com/environment/20

@mobilizon

Under the '42 € and more' contribution block, it uses 'payrooll expenses' in the text. I think you meant 'party expenses'. ;)

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@tcit

@purism

I was in a conversation with others elsewhere about Librem One, and a concern was raised that your website has no statement about compliance, thus gives the impression whether you're even aware of it, or perhaps not concerned by it. Neither would be very good now that you're in the software business and serving as a data 'Controller' (gdpr term). ;)

Did we miss your statement somewhere? Or do you plan to publish one? Lawyers are working around the clock, perhaps?

What is with used book sellers via Amazon asking book prices that are sometimes more than four times the price of the new book?

Where's the incentive to not buy new directly from Amazon in that case? Crazy.

Up 6% since I looked this morning. At this rate they should have all three phases funded by the end of phase 1 campaign. ⚜️

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Okay. Getting to the bottom of things. Picking up the 'Lexique des règles typographiques en usage à l'Imprimerie nationale'. Apparently this is the French bible for French writing style.

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“The government tried to sell our lands to the oil companies without our permission. Our rainforest is our life. We decide what happens in our lands. We will never sell our rainforest to the oil companies. Today, the courts recognized that the Waorani people, and all indigenous peoples have rights over our territories that must be respected. The government’s interests in oil is not more valuable than our rights, our forests, our lives.”
–Nemonte Nenquimo

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Are you not feeling motivated to go outside for a healthy walk? How about downloading the application StreetComplete from @fdroidorg and start helping out OpenStreetMap by adding missing data about the places around you!

I started today and it made my daily walks a lot more fun! It also motivates me to walk even more and visit new places that I wouldn't visit otherwise. :)

#OpenStreetMap #OpenData #Fdroid

6. Arkin. 'Freebie and the Bean', baby! (Good movie.) Seattle, again, early 90s. Fremont district. I and some friends were just leaving a breakfast joint. Arkin and some other people were walking down the sidewalk just as we exited. Eyes locked. He looked dead serious, giving me that 'don't talk to me' vibe. I didn't.

I've spotted other 'stars' in public in the Northwest. The only other one that I had eye contact with was the host of 'Survivor', if he counts as 'actor'.


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5. Hulce (you may remember him as the actor that played 'Amadeus'). Seattle again, south Capital Hill area. Hulce had a house there. I dated a nice woman who knew his roommate. Went to a couple parties at his house, but he was never there. lol. Hulce is the actor I have not locked eyes with. ;)


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4. Berenger, back in PDX again, late 80s. And again another restaurant. One of my favourite places then, Brasserie Montmartre, original owners, back when it was the French jazz club. (A swank place that put butcher paper and crayons on the tables. Artists would create mind-blowing designs over the years; many ended up framed on the walls.) One night I walked into lounge to see Berenger and Morgan Fairchild dining together. He looked up at me by chance as I walked by.

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