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Honestly scraping wikipedia's "in the news" section is probably a better idea than scraping wikinews

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random art i drew, reference lacking context 

it looks pretty content, if i were to wager a guess

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earthquakes 

wikinews's top story right now is four paragraphs about an earthquake from a week ago off the coast of China that has not done any damage. the earthquakes from yesterday that have affected millions are nowhere to be seen. I love neutral

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thinkin about that news aggregator i found years ago that was like, ohhggg the news is so partisan nowadays. so much politics. i will only show the news from wikinews, that way i know it is neutral and objective

blog.rust-lang.org/inside-rust damn cargo is becoming normal, you dont have to download the wholeass crates.io index every time anymore

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@ben is your kid secretly a DMV employee?
LOL = Let's Obtain License
WTF = Write on The Form
BRB = Beepbeep, Registration Bureau
IDK = Inspect Da Kar

someone's getting canceled because their consent bone clipped out of the skybox

there was more context to this post initially but it's better like this

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it turns out gamers also like flowers and jesus christ

fedidev 

i was going to post on the activitypub.rocks forum but i read a few posts first and now i'm tired

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Petite info trouvée totalement par hasard : si vous faites des courses chez Casino le dimanche, vous payez beaucoup plus cher, l'enseigne ayant adopté la tarification dynamique.

olivierdauvers.fr/2023/02/08/p

fedidev 

youd be surprised how much of my work as a mod is doing vibe checks on other instances' mods lol

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fedidev 

i mean as a mod when i see someone remote acting like a shit, the first things i want to know are
- is this a mod? if so this is a bigger deal
- if not, who are their mods
so far finding this out involves clicking thru to the remote instance myself, looking at an about page, etc

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fedidev 

it's already pretty janky that /api/v1/instance can only show one person, but it's also a mastodon thing, not a standard

there just needs to be a way to point at an AP collection from nodeinfo or whatever saying "these are our staff"

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fedidev 

it would be nice to have a standard for looking up a server's staff

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Je cherche le nom de personnes connues trans et/ou intersexes françaises décédées (parce que des gens vivants ce seraient cringe) qui auraient marqué-e-s l'histoire LGBTIQ+

C'est pour faire des propositions pour nommer les salles du centre LGBT de Nantes

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My friends, my dudes, my good good folk of Mastodon, I am begging you: credit the #artist when you post art. I don't care what you're using it for, you gotta credit. the. artist.

I've come across entire accounts with large followings that are just reposted art, without a single name or social tag to indicate the creator. We can do better.

#art #Mastodon #writing #Books #bookstodon #writingprompt

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