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for a second there it really hit me full force that we didn’t even /try/ to halt the for-profit part of our healthcare system during the worst global pandemic this century has seen. we really expected people to still pay their hospital bills, their insurance premiums, while under threat of mass death. not a single finger lifted against it.

So, vi. Is it:

So, vi. Is it:


Sometimes being a parent is the best feeling in the world.

Other times your baby wakes up at 2 am and refuses to go back to sleep.

Good mooooooornin Fediverse

How's everyone doing this fine stormy morning?

So many creepypasta seem predicated on things behaving in an unusual, usually gory or vaguely sexual, manner. Teeth becoming erect when we get hungry, say, or what if that mind-control ant fungus afflicted humans. And that's all well and good, but the answer to all of them is "we'd be used to it and wouldn't think twice about it" because it's specifically the weirdness that makes these hypotheticals uncomfortable.

Emacs isn't a text editor, it's a terminal multiplexer with a text editor built-in.


made cilbir for breakfast. how's your day going?

some days it's making them laugh, some days it's not reacting when they're climbing your beard like it's gym class

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there is so much I didn't understand about parenthood until I was one

I just can't countenance using something that isn't open source or that at least uses open standards. I have some Scrivener projects half-done and now they're basically inaccessible unless I find a windows machine.

You never own proprietary shit, not ever.

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The tremendous advantage of a terminal-based text editor/word processor is I can work from anywhere that has an internet connection using consistent tools.

A Linux|Android writing workflow otherwise seems borderline impossible.

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