Things brain bad on: social media, alcohol, stress

Things brain good on: books, nature, good conversation

More #2 and less #1 I think.

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Oh my god - Ishkur's Guide to Electronic Music is still about (back? updated?), and is no longer a Flash app!

I spent a stupid amount of time exploring this back in the dark times of the early 2000s.

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For those that are new to the town and the Fediverse, this is footage of @thegibson before he learned the importance of ethics. Enjoy.

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If anybody is interested, it’s actually super duper easy to host your own instance through . It’s a little bit of work to get started but really easy after

Go to their site, check out their different plans. The cheapest is like $8 / month & that’s definitely more than enough for a single user instance and even a few more. Here’s a blog post kind of explaining how their plans work since it’s not exactly just “how many users can this handle”

Memento mori 


@art More exploration of Hadoop, Hive, and Presto for building out a data lake.

(we live in a jar & think the lid's the sky
you're hoping for a savior on the cross outside
stars are just a million little fireflies
the sun's just a hole and it's the light outside)

if we take all these things
and we bury them fast
& we pray that they turn to seeds
to roots and then grass
It'd be alright
It's alright
it would be easier that way

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@art argh yeah, once was asked what I wanted on a salad, naïvely said "everything", and the pickles... oh God........ the pickles...........

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@pikestaff tbh I think it's early experimental stuff still. Like stress testing the network to see how it responds. It's curious to think how federation (and federation-level blocks) might be different than a typical network.

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Mh, health & beauty 

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