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This is just a reminder that I run The Trans Port BBS, a friendly and comfortable hangout for trans folk. We have a bunch of friendly nerds there, but it's still small and could use help growing! If that interests you, hit me up for info. and instructions. :) Boosts welcome!

2 more weeks and life should be back to normal. Way too much going on at the moment so now time for projects.

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I fundamentally believe that computers should help as many people as possible do as much as possible, and the way to achieve that isn't by hiding what computers are doing; it's by making what computers are doing understandable and manipulable by users.

Computers should do what their users tell them to. No more, and no less.

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Just found out about the Vivaldi browser. This is pretty great!

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And more 😇

- ratpoison (window manager)
- kitty (terminal)
- mpv (music player)
- cava (music visualizer)
- bpytop
- wtfutil
- emacs
- pcmanfm (file manager)
- Mozilla Firefox
- weechat (irc)
- Discord

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Every time I see my mom she asks “have you lost weight?”

No, mom. You just remember me fatter than i am. Lol

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you're right, I wouldn't download a car
i would download a train

Fell down the risc-v rabbit hole pretty hard today.

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I don’t know if you’ve noticed, but there’s a deadly pandemic going on.

Many people can’t get vaccinations (e.g. young kids) and it can still cause potentially life-long disability even when vaccinated and if the acute disease phase is “mild” or not noticeable.

Wear a mask.

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This is fantastic. I miss transparent cases on electronics.

moving to oldbytes.space from mastodon.technology. I feel like I fit in a bit better here.

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