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In the past few years I feel like I've become really cognizant of the shortening of the days around this time of year, and noticing my exuberance of summer drawing down into the warm-blanket feeling of depression. I'm newly medicated this year, which has absolutely stabilized my moods, so maybe it won't be that bad. But there are a lot of little signs that are the normal "hey buddy, buckle up" indicators that have me a bit on edge.

Feelings 

I'm not sure what it is exactly but I have had so many feelings lately. Something seems to be sinking in about bringing a child into this world, all the good and the bad, contextualizing where we are as humanity and where we are going, what the world is going to be like for them, and what I should be doing to set them up to live a good life. It makes everything feel profound in new ways.

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Just found out that two mathematicians named Cox and Zucker decided to collab on a paper literally just for the Cox Zucker joke en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cox%E2%8

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I don't know who needs to hear this. But you're a beautiful person and I hope you smile today.

(unless you're a far right nutjob. then you're a sack of shit - please stay miserable)

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Been seeing a LOT of misinformed comments on this subject on the TL today, so I think it is time to clear up some MAJOR misconceptions going around. So today I'm going to take a deep dive into why I believe it is clear that Minecraft Steve is NOT circumcised, and why it would be so empowering for Microsoft to issue a public statement addressing it. A thread. (1 / 37)

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when i pay for a red bull with 300 pennies, and the cashier asks, "what's wrong with you?", i simply tell them they are violating HIPAA

Bushels of data just rotting on the vine because there are only so many hours in the day.

Asking everyone kindly to stop producing data while I sort through this backlog. Thanks in advance!!!

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'“A good vision for the metaverse is not one that a specific company builds, but it has to have the sense of interoperability and portability”, Mr Zuckerberg said, adding that there should be protocols like the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) internet standards for defining how experiences will be built.'

Uh-huh

independent.co.uk/life-style/g

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Incredibly exciting to get official confirmation that Germany's health service (@gematik1@twitter.com) has standardised on Matrix for secure decentralised communications, targeting all 150,000 healthcare organisations in Germany(!!!) 🤯 Read all about it at matrix.org/blog/2021/07/21/ger 💉🇩🇪🚀

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Here's a demo of the sign-up process in the Mastodon for iOS app, recorded by @DavidBlue :thinkhappy:

youtube.com/watch?v=bD8GQvNrE7

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