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Hi! I'm Echo, a trans lesbian weirdo who works as a web engineer and looks at porn for a living. This is my second time on Mastodon, and I'm really interested in seeing if this sticks. I'm really interested in , (capital_p_dangit), , , and .

sighhh. was really hoping to get working for a dual discord <> slack bridge but after working on it for a few days it's really frustrating. so many cryptic errors, API glitches, etc. really cool stuff just needs stability

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roses are red
violets are blue
in surveillance capitalism
poem reads you

and shows you ads
for flower shops
and tracks your clicks
and never stops

it cares not about
if privacy's harmed
the money is green
when people are farmed

twitter is cyan
facebook is blue
your friends are the product
and so are you

Does anyone know of an hunting app? Stuff like StreetEasy are pretty closed and I haven't found anything yet on GitHub.

Tempted to make something myself. React frontend, scraper modules, and a basic DB?

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well two unpleasant interactions today so far, but mostly chill. nice seeing how the filtering tools work though!

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You're always welcome to join us on the multi-media fediverse. The ActivityStreams specification says content is HTML. Not text with one or two HTML tags, but HTML. Nearly every other fediverse project (there are close to 100 of these now if I'm not mistaken) offers you a much richer content experience.
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Noticing the frequency with which people say "offensive" when what they should be talking about are things like "unjust" or "unkind". Thinking about the fixation on offending someone instead of focusing on being kinder.

I don't seek out inoffensive people. But kindness is a must.

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Once the individual owns his own tools and his product, capitalism ceases to exist.
-- Emile Armand

#anarchism #quote #bot

alright been seeing folks talk about this WP plugin so i installed it on my blog:

can't see old posts, but will be interested to see what new ones show as. now... what to blog about? 🤔

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@lovelace I have to keep reminding my partner everytime i show off a post of mine like

this got 20 boosts thats equivilent to something on tumblr getting like 5000

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first thought: thankfully the power of you can destroy your enemies yada yada (but it's actually cool tho)

second thought: wait has custom emojis, formatting, linkable text and i can't fucking shut up on that app even if i can only write a single sentence. also discord, but less so.

final(?) thought: i may need to explore alternative apps... any suggestions, oh ?

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maybe it's a bird site attitude thing, but i find it kinda off-putting that i can't make my text linkable or use basic formatting tools? let alone power, i miss that. but also i guess this encourages small convos, that whole microblogging thing.

idk. maybe this is why i can never stick to , i don't like microblogging i'm too damn *verbose*

just had the probably not terribly original mental connection between modern social media, state surveillance, "the internet never forgets", and the Panopticon

...and also the fact we still do weird shit on the internet makes me feel we disprove the Panopticon's thesis?

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Seems like maybe the USA should make explicit the right to privacy that the courts used to assume you had.

Hard to get new amendments on the constitution I suppose.

But that'd fix a lot of these digital problems too.

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Optimist: The glass is ½ full.
Pessimist: The glass is ½ empty.
Excel: The glass is January 2nd.

i just discovered and i now am thinking of excellent ways to troll with this

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"stablecoin" is about as accurate a term as "smart contract"

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