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A question for the whole Fediverse:

What has made you happy lately?

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Hi! Name’s Stephen. Some of y’all miiiiiiiiiight know me as “Sage Freehaven”. Furry, bi White guy, not sure about much of anything else beyond that. I dabble in pixel art and writing from time to time (read: not often enough). Testing the waters here after the snouts.online situation.

Y’all be good to each other, ’kay? 👋

if a house looks good but doesn't have anyone inside it then it's an art installation, not a house

"That's the problem with hills you're willing to die on: you usually die on them."

One day, I'd like to be an Unfluencer

I want to be able to crash any stock by just mentioning that I use the products/services of the company

Life is like a hurricane
Here on fedi
Drama, CWs, memes, migraines
But we're ready
We might goof on "it's been"
Or talk 'bout our kin
AP woo-oo!

Don't Talk To Me Until I've Overanalysed Every Social Interaction I Had Yesterday, Convinced Myself I've Alienated Everyone I Spoke To, Imagined Every Way I Could Fuck Up Today, Been Overwhelmed By Horror About The Future, And Had My Coffee

You never expect to be circled by several robed figures during breakfast... but here I was, cereal halfway between my bowl and mouth.

"Can I help you?" I hesitantly asked.

One gestured to my pile of new books, another gestured at my pile of old unread books, and yet another gestured at the books I was rereading.

"We wish for you to join our Reader Collective."

"I... already have a library card?"

"Oh! Sorry for bothering you then."

#TootFic #MicroFiction #Writing #TerylsTales #UrbanFantasy

these kids on their phones all the time, we used to bury our noses in books

these kids reading books all the time, we used to bury our noses in newspapers

these kids reading newspapers all the time, we used to bury our noses in broadsheets

these kids reading broadsheets all the time, we

From the first time I was exposed to their music watching MTV's Amp back in the 90s to today, I'm grateful for all the years of great #music

Thanks for the memories, #DaftPunk

You will always be a part of my life
pitchfork.com/news/daft-punk-c

Twitch is becoming nigh-unwatchable by virtue of both lengthy unskippable ads and its preposterous war with adblockers. Might have to give up Twitch altogether if the situation stays this bad or gets worse.

The opposite of a TERF is a FRET: a Feminist Reactionary-Eliminating Trans person.

I have a small habit of remaking memes/image macros that have been JPEG’d to holy hell and back. I was gonna remake one that was spiritually the same as the image macro I’m posting right now, but I couldn’t find the original image for it—so I grabbed an image off Unsplash that had a similar idea and made this instead. :blobfoxlaughsweat:

> You want to make a webpage because they are cool.
> You want to make it yourself, by hand and for free, because *you* are cool.
> This zine is for those who have not made a site before, especially those who don’t consider themselves coders.

solarpunk.cool/zines/web-zine-

there are days when "translator's note: sugoi means 'poggers'" crosses the threshold of my conscious mind about once every twenty-five seconds

Good morning.

Woke up thinking about digital archives stored via mnemonic-encoded multigenerational oral storytelling.

Our stories have always kept our collective memories safe for as long as anyone cared to tell them.

We are the archive. Stay frosty.

:cofepats:

Some of the most innovative, outside the box, exciting, trans-disciplinary places to work and do research in the post war period were US weapons labs.

Norbert Wiener's concept of cybernetics comes from this milieu.

This shows:

1. State bureaucracies can afford high degrees of freedom and creativity when motivated to do so.

2. Public ownership can be both robust and flexible - when so motivated.

3. Internet utopianism, which also stems from this milieu, was always inherently doomed because the power mechanics of the military industrial complex were never made explicit, let alone examined, challenged or removed. This was hidden in plain sight, but it was hidden. (Especially from the Gen Xers who bought into it wholesale.)

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