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# run this to follow @maya in the app
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"the most attractive X I've ever seen" would have been the most attractive X out of, like, max 300, including people of all ages/sexes. we should talk more about how weird it is that we are constantly exposing ourselves to beautiful freaks now, *no mat...
[1 day ago]
yeah lots of you are posting that you've blocked them, but how many of you have they blocked, huh? huh?? (shh don't tell me, I want my moment of pretending this gives me cred)
[1 day ago]
i believe in *us*, evanaa. i believe we can make this crazy thing work
[1 day ago]
note that I do not know .. uh... why
[1 day ago]
we have a static ip and the real site still loads on phones, soooooooo
[1 day ago]
UPDATE: I can report I have finished the speedrun to being blocked by truthsocial.com
[1 day ago]
why would you bother setting up a fake analytics company? like, why? or was this, like, some epik employee's teenage nephew saying "oh I can run matomo for you guys no problem". is there some greasy kid in sammamish somewhere trying to figure out how t...
[1 day ago]
let's do a WHOIS lookup (on the first google result, as is only appropriate) so if they're using dreamhost there's no point looking for other stuff at that IP, but... interesting that this is... brand new?
[1 day ago]
Evanaa, I take it all back. Whatever they're paying you, it isn't enough.
[1 day ago]
you know what, I'll look up that address -- wait, what's this?
[1 day ago]
Wow, time to give these guys a call! At one of these numbers! From their contact info! That they have listed as phone numbers!
[1 day ago]
We love to see coworkers supporting each other with helpful feedback!
[1 day ago]
Too few social marketers recognize that if you're not getting down to the stomach lining, you're not doing real social marketing. https://bonsa.net/blog-details.html
[1 day ago]
What's this? A blog link, you say?
[1 day ago]
Evanaa, no!!
[1 day ago]
I *only* trust my analytics with the tier of provider who knows that 2005 + 15 = 2021
[1 day ago]
Evanaa babe the pandemic has been hard for all of us but you gotta get it together
[1 day ago]
Ah, really puts my mind at ease seeing their experience with Thousand of Comapnies
[1 day ago]
And these exparts' attention to dotail, you gotta sea it to believe it
[1 day ago]
Business growing service! Sounds nice. Like gardening.
[1 day ago]
the trump social website is Innovative and technically sound and I'm definitely not looking forward to some data nightmare coming out of it because it's been put together in a super high quality way with attention to detail so I'm sure their security i...
[2 days ago]
who is the producer for SKYND and have they done other projects that seem less ethically questionable
[2 days ago]
hecuba supra faustum scandit.
[2 days ago]
"pray, read, read, read, reread, work, and you shall discover" seems about right
[2 days ago]
inktober 19
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inktober 18
[3 days ago]
tiny? inconsequential? petty? yes but also i do not know this person
[3 days ago]
margaret atwood once made my mom feel bad so i am choosing to schadenfreude on the backlash
[3 days ago]
https://hollywoodagegap.com/ dumb q but... this isn't real *life*, is it? like... i don't know a bunch of twenty-somethings dating forty-somethings. does data on that even exist
[4 days ago]
"falsifiability? sounds like a village in switzerland"
[4 days ago]
"yes hello i have never read even a single sociology"
[4 days ago]
any time someone uses the phrase "virtue signaling" for anything directed at any target I lose a little respect for them
[4 days ago]
I read about this because someone was trying to analyze how big a deal alcohol use during pregnancy really is, and it turns out it's really really really hard to disentangle from all the other stuff people aren't supposed to be doing while pregnant.
[4 days ago]
there's also a complication with blah blah education blah blah class blah blah trust in authorities blah blah people who were more likely to have good material circumstance... but you would still have this same problem even without that complication, w...
[4 days ago]
that's because as long as *most* health advice isn't absolute garbage, people who follow it in *aggregate* are going to have better *outcomes* in aggregate than those who don't. so now in our example, avoiding gummy vitamins is statistically tied up wi...
[4 days ago]
now, before that point, we'd expect gummy vitamins to have basically 0 association with health during pregnancy. after my hack, though, the association will appear, clear as day, in all the relevant data.
[4 days ago]
well, let's say I hack into all the CDC websites and tell everyone that gummy vitamins are very dangerous during pregnancy, very dangerous, and must be avoided. I get someone to go on Oprah about it. the advice is Out There.
[4 days ago]
a fun thing, and by fun I mean kind of cursed, is that once something reaches the canon of public health advice, it's never possible to measure its effect using simple latitudinal surveys ever again. why?
[5 days ago]
inktober 17
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inktober 16
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this seems *different* somehow than the long-feared "but what if my boss sees my weekend partying". that's someone outside the intended audience seeing it. instead it's about... not even clearly intending an audience to communicate to, I guess, because...
[5 days ago]
https://www.grimoire.org/grimoire/cyranides/ please tell me there's an english translation of this that doesn't suck ass
[5 days ago]
https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/2142694884/the-chemical-wedding-by-john-crowley <\- I have this and I love it and ... how can I buy more copies of really nice new translations of old texts like this? they don't even have to be as nice, physical ob...
[5 days ago]
I guess the key here is that most of the time, functionally, it *is* only that small circle seeing it... there's just... a slight chance otherwise
[5 days ago]
tiktok seems really prone to this since 100% of discovery there is algorithmically mediated, but I remember getting the sense of this in tumblr days. you could tell sometimes there'd be something cringey about a response where a person was writing as i...
[5 days ago]
my theory is that there's something particularly psychologically stressful about having to deal with Schrodinger's Audience: when you put something out there, you have to adopt a tone of humility appropriate to only a few people, maybe your close conta...
[5 days ago]
but of course we know that in practical terms, people don't *use* social media as if the context were absolutely everyone in their lives seeing it. that's why it's always awkward when a Bad Tweet goes viral and it's clear the tweeter was using Twitter ...
[5 days ago]
people have talked about context collapse before, where your internet presentation isn't able to be segmented into what you'd show church people, employers, peers, family, etc., and it's all just one context
[5 days ago]
I have a theory about an attribute of social media and I want to bounce it off ppl to see if it seems like A Thing to y'all
[6 days ago]
there is a youtuber kid i will put on muted in a background tab because i want him to succeed. good luck kid!!!!!
[6 days ago]
inktober 15 which I'm probably going to redo
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inktober 14
[7 days ago]
s/to replace/to depress/
[7 days ago]
a lot of the time when people armchair quarterback engineering choices, they're willingly ignoring a lot of constraints, but come on........
[7 days ago]
a remote that needed a 70 dollar official replacement was replaced with a 6 dollar version. *the 6 dollar knockoff is better.* tactile buttons, not specific areas of a flat surface to replace. lighter weight.
[7 days ago]
thank goat it's friday
[8 days ago]
so white I unironically enjoy mushy peas
[8 days ago]
zoe kravitz maybe? i do not know the youths
[8 days ago]
two things are really working for me this inktober: the desire to make it so everything will go sequentially on maya.land/inktober without gaps, and completely giving up on nice scans / photos of things. office lens + b&w filter is Good Enough
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inktober 13
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is there an ethical way to support local activists against this stuff? i get that foreign philanthropy can be a distorting force, but inaction feels like tacit support here https://www.newwaysministry.org/2021/10/13/catholics-establishing-ex-gay-clinic...
[9 days ago]
this piece is good so far but sweet JESUS he is aggressive in his misuse of "begging the question" https://hedgehogreview.com/web-features/thr/posts/the-problem-with-productivity-and-the-good-work-of-love
[10 days ago]
nyaugustus caesar
[10 days ago]
so i have a page about latin on my website and it needed a little somethin'
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inktober 12
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inktober 11
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jonathan wojcik examines the wibbly forms of bruegel's fallen angels: https://maya.land/responses/2021/10/11/jonathan-wojcik-pieter-bruegel-fallen-angels.html
[10 days ago]
today in endless screaming: https://www.nytimes.com/2021/10/10/opinion/instagram-facebook-mental-health-study.html The problem, Dr. Brain, is that FB keeps all the data private that we'd need to evaluate this more thoroughly... so... it's not "overlook...
[11 days ago]
has anyone written the piece arguing against calling spiritual practices "work"? i want to read it
[11 days ago]
damn maybe i *should* plan to go live in the woods
[11 days ago]
"people have always thought B because they believed A and A->B. not A. therefore??? not B???" is a formula I can only describe as dumbass
[11 days ago]
oh my god i want to set this on fire https://perell.com/essay/why-youre-christian/
[11 days ago]
inktober 10
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update: neocities, the moon, a gramophone, and altsearch: https://maya.land/updates/2021/10/10/update-neocities-moon-gramophone-altsearch.html
[12 days ago]
how do i pat myself on the head for not buying stuff like this EVEN THOUGH I COULD AFFORD IT https://www.irregularchoice.com/products/woodland-wander-a-womens-boots without self-congratulation i am in danger of weakness
[12 days ago]
mamas don't let your babies grow up to find emotional succor in platitudes from internet strangers
[13 days ago]
inktober 9
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i did inktober 8 but i don't like it so i'm not posting it
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inktober 7
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inktober 6
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inktober 5, "raven"
[14 days ago]
this tiny custom search engine has given us a flavorful portal into neocities: https://maya.land/responses/2021/10/08/this-tiny-custom-search-engine-has-given-us.html
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the particular brainworm that is "i wonder how the second-order entropy of toki pona texts would compare to the voynich" http://www.voynich.nu/a2_char.html#entropy
[2 weeks ago]
https://scythesupply.com/outfits.html my mom had a scythe and used it to clear some land on the farm. archetype of strength right there
[2 weeks ago]
i've always scoffed at this kind of thing but I just thought about "rebar sickle" and now I desperately want to make one https://lawlessforge.com/
[2 weeks ago]
like.........it's not like i'm wedded to the idea of patriotism as a moral duty but, uh, if you were going to move your allegiances to a *worse* target, one thing you *might* do would be
[2 weeks ago]
bf asked if i was going to put something in the middle and I felt quite hostile to that but now I'm realizing it might be both cute and functional to diagram in the moon phase
[2 weeks ago]
in The Daily today: "Mark Zuckerberg used to pump his fist and say 'company over country' at the end of every meeting" ?????????
[2 weeks ago]
jay hulme writing about his poem jesus at the gay bar: https://maya.land/responses/2021/10/06/jay-hulme-poem-jesus-at-the-gay-bar.html
[2 weeks ago]
stamps use ink, this is partial credit
[2 weeks ago]
didn't ink for inktober today, but i did order stamps for my little personal-wheel-of-the-year calendar marker guys, so that'll be cool
[2 weeks ago]
this video on The Bell Curve is over two and a half hours long and I'd still recommend it: https://maya.land/responses/2021/10/05/this-video-on-the-bell-curve-is-over.html
[2 weeks ago]
based on a gorgeous photo by https://www.instagram.com/christinagrim/
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inktober 4
[3 weeks ago]
if you like thinking about fountain pens and inks, I have https://maya.land/pens/ and this toot was made to embed in https://maya.land/pens/inks/
[3 weeks ago]
writing sample of diamine's shimmering seas ink to show the level of glitter. blur intentional where present to show the sparkle
[3 weeks ago]
us people: if you've got a little cash and like the idea of supporting local journalism BUT don't think highly of your local paper, check out your local NPR station.
[3 weeks ago]
🎼 there is no way to QUELL 🎵 my 🎵 deSIRE
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i know we get real snippy about john oliver not coming out and saying "all this has been wrought by capitalism, it is capitalism that prevents even the smallest of improvements I suggest to you" but i gotta say it is still nice to have an accessible no...
[3 weeks ago]
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Caput_mortuum_(pigment) just, you know, for your reference
[3 weeks ago]
this is what you get for going with the non-union shop, blick
[3 weeks ago]
fedex has again stopped trying to pretend they want to get me my package
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not bothering properly scanning things for now, might when it's over..... or might NOT???
[3 weeks ago]
inktober, 3, vessel
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inktober 2: suit
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awwwww it doesn't even work on chrome. i don't typically care when things don't work on safari because safari exists to hurt me but i want things to work on ff and chrome both :(
[3 weeks ago]
if you're doing something simple, you can use white as a background and just layer a couple of colors -- but for more ambitious combinations you probably will want to use a neutral midtone as the background and then add darks and lights over top
[3 weeks ago]
then you grab the generated svg out of the html inspector
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if you want to play around with it i made a paste of the javascript dealio i was using to try settings. https://pastebin.com/Xka3jApr then in the console you do stuff like window.addColor("blue", "#0025f5", "-40.5"); window.addColor("pink", "#ebafa...
[3 weeks ago]
this isn't actually multicolor dithering in CSS because i don't know how multicolor dithering works but you gotta admit it's somethin'
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do the blue noise overlay from https://maya.land/monologues/2021/02/15/css-dither.html and then instead of the monochrome threshold, throw in https://pastebin.com/SgR2T8Bf inline and use `filter: url(#gen)` in your css
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why have i done this
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oh just WAIT till y'all see how this one works
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no actually standing around alone sober at a beer festival is great and not provoking any feelings of alienation at all thanks for asking
[3 weeks ago]
more experiments with CSS dithering. I need a better image to show that it's not monotone dithering
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inktober #1, "crystal"
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i hate it that people are talking so much about "veneers" as an insult. like it's not enough to not have bad dental hygiene, it's not even enough to not have "bad teeth", you also have to have actually grown up in an area with fluoride in a family with...
[3 weeks ago]
fuck this needs an AMV
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🎵 i don't want to live 🎵 in capitalism anymore 🎵 https://boingboing.net/2021/09/30/woman-charged-for-crying-during-surgery.html
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where does one ask questions like "how do i get music from my nextcloud instance to scrobble to last.fm"
[3 weeks ago]
why did claire's in the mall smell exactly like this toasting piece of my dad's rosemary whole wheat bread
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"bot" as an insult is fascinating
[3 weeks ago]
apparently it's supposed to be nos solem numquam videmus? idk sounds fake
[3 weeks ago]
this weekend my bf witnessed my mom and i reciting "iterum pluit--semper pluit! nos numquam solem videmus!" and he didn't immediately run for the hills so that seems good
[3 weeks ago]
how many people still hear this song in their heads whenever they read WYSIWYG?: https://maya.land/responses/2021/09/28/wysiwyg-song.html
[4 weeks ago]
apparently?? it's legal to hunt crows? but specifically only from 9/1 through the end of the year. not a fun holiday season for them https://www.eregulations.com/washington/hunting/game-bird/resident-game-bird-seasons
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i didn't realize when they talked about "deer hunting season" they meant, like, two weeks out of the year https://www.eregulations.com/washington/hunting/deer-general-seasons/
[4 weeks ago]
skatebird is really good but also i'm really bad at it. sorry little guacamaya
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we had a marionberry pie to celebrate the last of the berries the devil hadn't blasted, and I wanted to bring duck fat in place of a michaelmas goose, but the store was out, which is... reasonable I guess. not exactly a staple
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prayer/meditation at intervals to intentionally take yourself out of the cotidian flow of time: powerful stuff
[4 weeks ago]
my mom is doing a retreat thing with nuns. she's praying the hours, which is way more everything than where I'm at, but made me think about how https://maya.land/reenchanted-time/ needs to not just consider rhythms of the solar year and the moon and th...
[4 weeks ago]
happy michaelmas, happy mabon: i have returned from celebrating with my parents.
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update: in youtube comments it looks like people like (derogatorily?) comparing ghost to ABBA. this... does not capture what I like about it.
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hugely anticipating the azealia / grimes track
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you know how ghost and volbeat are kind of.... pop metal? is there a name for that genre? https://everynoise.com/ is pretending it doesn't see how poppy they are
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pagination is for cowards. make your markup lighter if you care so much.
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i have always suspected there was something fishy about how "streaming leads to a winner-take-all environment" when that's the exact *opposite* of what it's done to my listening habits. if I were spending $/track, I wouldn't have branched out as much a...
[4 weeks ago]
i don't want to make a whole post over it but this is REAL INTERESTING. https://dadadrummer.substack.com/p/tears-in-rain
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tongue-in-cheek trend-piece style take: we're gonna see a bifurcation between women who were partnered during the panda and those who weren't in whether they go back to wearing bras
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I don't buy that The Kids are missing fundamental file directory skills: https://maya.land/responses/2021/09/23/kids-missing-fundamental-file-directory-skills.html
[4 weeks ago]
probably no one will care because that game is.... never going to come out :( :( :( :(
[4 weeks ago]
i don't know if this is worth documenting with all the screenshots but i do feel semi-proud
[4 weeks ago]
we figured out from the skyline where in seattle the ventrue dude in the vampire the masquerade bloodlines 2 trailer had his shiny corporate office
[4 weeks ago]
i will never get over true blood's wiccan character's "blessed be" where "be" is given the pronunciation of a diphthong. is it authentic? is it inauthentic? i have no idea
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"I personally deserve attacks and insults because I am a sinner, but the church does not deserve them." a vibe
[4 weeks ago]
my prude little child self was shocked and appalled by elvira: mistress of the dark, but it was definitely good for me
[4 weeks ago]
sorry folks its gonna be all el-bi-ra content from here clear until halloween https://youtu.be/952EWqxC9yM?t=69
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i got all excited but the elvira book event is virtual https://www.ubookstore.com/Yours-Cruelly-Elvira
[5 weeks ago]
wouldn't it be cool if the government put money into creating resources in the public domain? open source software, textbooks, actually funded public radio...
[5 weeks ago]
seattle needs a help line "why are there fighter jets in the sky today"
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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=09n0CcQKqDY <\-- this is such a lovely video about mabon/michaelitag/michaelmas/erntedank/the whole-ass autumn equinox
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update: a year of maya.land and The Independent Web or whatever: https://maya.land/_pages/2021-08-16-update-year-blogroll.html
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actually some of us had heard of shein, thanks: https://maya.land/_pages/2021-06-23-shein.html
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my matrix bot that transcribes speech in audio messages: https://maya.land/_pages/2021-07-05-matrix-bot-transcribe-speech-audio-messages.html
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heat related mortality in over-65s has 1.5xed in past two decades: https://maya.land/_pages/2021-09-07-heat-related-mortality.html
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update: pictures, pages, and pixelly games: https://maya.land/_pages/2020-12-13-update-pictures-pages.html
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cool map visualizing distance to cities: https://maya.land/_pages/2021-07-26-map-distance-to-city.html
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combichrist covering the dead kennedys: w o w
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https://www.theatlantic.com/culture/archive/2021/09/cozy-mysteries-popularity-crime-without-gore/620085/?utm_source=feed <\--this is a really bad piece, don't feel obligated to read it because you like mystery fiction
[5 weeks ago]
women who know how to do contour makeup are gonna save us from surveillance dystopia?: https://maya.land/responses/2021/09/17/contour-makeup-surveillance-dystopia.html
[5 weeks ago]
i want leprous to tour here again :(
[5 weeks ago]
an attempt to create a squabble between some chunk of the altweb and indieweb folks.... was made: https://maya.land/responses/2021/09/17/altweb-indieweb-squabble.html
[1.2 months ago]
https://genius.com/Zeal-and-ardor-bow-lyrics is this ironic invocation of "bow down to the american way" or not
[1.2 months ago]
the sandwich tribunal guy did a cool piece on frybread https://www.sandwichtribunal.com/2021/09/fry-bread-is/
[1.2 months ago]
"elizabeth bathory was innocent" is probably the most fun weird take i've gotten on board for
[1.2 months ago]
we're gonna go for gold holo vinyl i happen to have for the spine, obviously
[1.2 months ago]
ordering an english-latin parallel text new testament. i wonder what is the most entertainingly inappropriate scrapbook paper i could use to cover it
[1.2 months ago]
realizing i want to learn latin scribal abbreviations
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realizing i don't want a cipher script for latin, i want someone to come up with a semi-plausible mapping of characters from the voynich manuscript
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an imagemagick script that can produce fractalesque kaleidoscope-like image deformations: https://maya.land/responses/2021/09/16/imagemagick-script-fractalesque-kaleidoscope-image-deformation.html
[1.2 months ago]
realizing i don't want a conlang, i just want a cipher script for latin
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if i were my boyfriend i would break up with me if i keep talking so much about how soft dog is but she is SO SOFT
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it's fascinating how anxious a certain kind of person gets when they are exposed to anything approximating the sentiment in "whitey on the moon".
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i guess "human history" is the wrong word here since definitionally most of it is prehistory
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"complicated social dynamic involving interconnected civilization with more than a billion people" "you know this could be explained by the context of a human living their entire life together with only the 40 or so people in their extended family"
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i don't think evopsych people acknowledge enough how few others a human would have interacted with over all of human history
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seattle now's episode about the workers protesting the state vaccine mandate is like.... enrage
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dog is as soft as rabbit. how is that possible
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ur bitch could never
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tech is bad because it'd rather use evopsych to blame teenage girls than admit social media might be hurting them: https://maya.land/responses/2021/09/14/tech-evopsych-teenage-girls-social-media.html
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or, what, avoid saying those names like "the manager of the so-and-so team" is Voldemort? ruuuuuude
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this sucks especially with names where not everyone has recorded the pronunciation somewhere I can access, and pronunciations differ according to regional origins on a continent I've never been to. so then the options are act real casual about however ...
[1.3 months ago]
you know how you can write "(sp?)" in text? i want a hand signal i can use to communicate when speaking aloud that i don't have confidence in my pronunciation of a word and if wrong would like to be corrected.
[1.3 months ago]
if i wanted to create a system to detect leaked documents i would omit unique patterns of commas. people suck at using commas
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i can't move the cute dog has her head on my leg help
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hecuba
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high quality journalism here on elephant dot com
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update: just after writing, a second little woof
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ordered skeleton kigurumi "to match the dog's halloween costume"
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does anyone have an example of emoji design they like that doesn't rely on contrast between skin tone and dark lineart? i'm sure some exists
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we have heard exactly one little woof out of her
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emoji should have stayed blobs, and you should have been able to opt between yellow and dark blue for display
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hecuba is here!!! she is very quiet and confused but well behaved. she likes attention but we're still learning what makes her nervous. she hasn't yet calmed down enough to eat, but since she's drinking water and we have the exact kibble she'd had at h...
[1.4 months ago]
a tarot kickstarter that seems to have spared no expense in print quality: https://maya.land/responses/2021/09/10/a-tarot-kickstarter-that-seems-to-have-spared.html
[1.4 months ago]
heat related mortality in over-65s has 1.5xed in past two decades: https://maya.land/responses/2021/09/07/heat-related-mortality.html
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yes a lot of people snarking about "corporate art style" is just misunderstandings of How Capitalism, but I gotta admit I don't trust illustrators with those small-headed figures in their personal portfolios in the year of our lord twenty twenty one
[1.4 months ago]
file this toot under the same crotchety category as "you don't own a domain, you rent it, and if you don't understand why the distinction matters you have too much money to get to have opinions"
[1.4 months ago]
I guess it's fine to pitch the "permalink means PERMA" ideology or w/e but it's weird that this is front-page linked
[1.4 months ago]
stuff like https://indieweb.org/permalink might be getting in the way of people grokking what's cool about the indieweb. "oh, wow, I can take on the responsibility of pain-in-the-ass organization and redirects to maintain something for the convenience ...
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Friendly reminder that when discussing environmental impact you often run into apples-to-oranges comparisons. The strength and light weight of plastic containers may reduce carbon emissions in transport, but their lifecycle involves health-impacting ch...
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spot the irony (hint: highlight the top) https://archive.is/e5tQx
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no spoilers but i'm working on something...that i like
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but this is the cost of science
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update: this seems.... stronger than real baby foot. i am slightly concerned for my toots
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they have $4 baby foot at target. i'm testing it out for you, the people
[1.5 months ago]
do you ever get weird little hybrid fragments hanging around in your mind that you can't explain? "eyyyy sexy lady" from gangnam style but it's "hey peptobismol"
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if u don't have any work to do it's a lot easier to do laundry
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cute gyaru halloween lil' oekaki?? i ... love.... what are people doing today that has this energy? https://pixel-diary.tumblr.com/post/65159755538
[1.6 months ago]
this is how they will end up figuring out a way to sell me climate pledge soylent
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like i get that it's correct but also *thinking* about doing enough food prep to eat these food groups in this quantity... is..... ughh https://eatforum.org/eat-lancet-commission/
[1.6 months ago]
i'm not going to pretend this is news to anyone but boy is it *affirming* of one's biased stereotypes.... https://www.gq.com/story/the-libertarian-utopia-thats-just-a-bunch-of-white-guys-on-a-tiny-island
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sending cards in the mail is good and fun
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oh look, I'm irritated by this Again
[1.6 months ago]
tooning out the news: boomer vtubing? (gen x? w/e)
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the guy who did final fantasy is making an rpg by photographing crafted sets to make them 3d: https://maya.land/responses/2021/09/02/final-fantasy-rpg-photogrammetry-crafted-sets.html
[1.7 months ago]
"When Rashid emailed Spring to object that zeta is a common mathematical term, the company's legal team replied: "We completely understand your concerns about our keyword block. As you are aware, Zeta is a letter of the Greek Alphabet. The Greek alphab...
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I wonder whether the English language tutoring they're talking about would need Dari or Pashto or something
[1.7 months ago]
Volunteer opportunities regarding resettling Afghan refugees in the Seattle area: https://www.tfaforms.com/4922177
[1.7 months ago]
one downside of being able to block/mute blowhards really easily is that i lose the opportunity they afford to reflect on how i should myself not speak so confidently even when i "feel sure"
[1.7 months ago]
at some point I am going to run across someone else using the anatomical heart emoji as their site's favicon and i'm going to feel very irrationally sad
[1.7 months ago]
points at butterfly is this a virtue ethics
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I just have this suspicion that you can't have a society without a certain disposition in your citizens cultivated through teeth grinding smiling at Meryl who doesn't know how to shut up about her hedge care issues
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it is scary easy for me to only interact with A) people from my job, B) people I care about deeply, and C) people whose interaction with me involves self selection in incredibly niche ways
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I have this theory that there is a particular level of social interaction people don't have enough of in our society anymore and one of the reasons it is important and that it is dying is that it involves people who aren't fond of each other having to ...
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it's the last day of august and i'm getting halloween decor ads AND THEY SAY TARGETED ADVERTISING DOESN'T WORK
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i want a webring of <name>.land sites
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i wonder where i should sit for wfh once she's here. maybe on the bed?
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dog dog dog dog dog
[1.7 months ago]
i went and read that piece "the new puritans" in the atlantic for you so you can know without reading it was not valuable / worth the time
[1.7 months ago]
joy of joys, PFAs are apparently also in the air...: https://maya.land/responses/2021/08/31/pfas-forever-chemicals-air.html