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After years of purposely not traveling to places with similar and based in , this will now be a part of my , too. 💡! ❤️ 🏳️‍🌈 !

linkedin.com/posts/sarathein_l

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Some interesting information about the different cells in our brains that also intersects with an interesting LGBT activist.

youtu.be/XBlEdYWSDvM

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🌞MOIN, Buntvolk 🏳️‍🌈☀️😁
🔴 🌈 Lasst es bunt werden. Lasst es anders werden. Lasst es Liebe sein.
🔴 🌈 Let it become colorful. Let it be different. Let it be love.
➡️ Artist: #lisamariestudio #filhobastardo / #missbirdy
#streetart #mastoart #art #bonjour #gutenmorgen #goodmorning #photography #fotografie #CSD 🏳️‍🌈 #pride #gay #loveislove #lgbtq #queer #lgbt #lesbian #transgender #bi #hetero

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The light switch by our front door has this row of programmable multi-color LEDs, and I set it up to reflect the latest regional covid-in-wastewater numbers on an exponential scale. So right now it looks like this...

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This guy is more worthy of our attention than the kid whose daddy paid for him to go to almost space.

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@guilevi the other day someone post this in mastodon and i copied for me to make it better in the future. just in case someone wants to use it.

How to describe:
*Include the media and style ("a rough black ink sketch")
*Include the subject ("...of a woman in a field")
*Include the mood ("she looks happy and the scene is peaceful").

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@guilevi Not only that. It gives me the opportunity to inject humour into the alt text that blind people can appreciate and laugh at. Alt text can be description and silly.

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@lienrag It is not acceptable to not describe images of jokes. It excludes people.

This is a general problem: Abled people don't expect disabled people to participate in jokes and memes and shitposts, but we do. We don't want to be excluded from fun stuff our friends/peers are doing.

It doesn't ruin the joke to explain it; anyone who doesn't need/want to look at the description won't.

But even if it did, people matter more than jokes.
@guilevi

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I have encountered more image descriptions on Mastodon in 24 hours than I have in Twitter in a couple of years. Seriously. I'm not exaggerating.
As a blind person, this means a lot to me. If you read this and you describe your images, thank you so, so, so much on behalf of all of us. If you don't, now you know you'll be helping random Internet strangers make sense of your posts by typing in a few more words than usual.

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People of the #fediverse, what hobbies do all of you have?

I'd love to see what other people in the fediverse do in their free time!

#hobbies #freetime #survey

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Did you watch the latest episode of Last Week Tonight with John Oliver?

Here's his segment on data brokers. It's an excellent breakdown of what #BigTech and data brokers are doing with your data. Check it out!

youtube.com/watch?v=wqn3gR1WTc

Are you still flushing carbon-sequestering trees down the toilet or are you more environmentally conscious?

I came across Cloud Paper shortly before the pandemic started and they have some great bamboo toilet paper that convinced me to quit using Charmin. You should think about switching, too.

(I did not like their paper towels, when I bought them a year ago, though. But, Cloud Paper iterates their products quickly and newer orders likely have a much better version.)

seattletimes.com/business/the-

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After years of purposely not traveling to places with similar and based in , this will now be a part of my , too. 💡! ❤️ 🏳️‍🌈 !

linkedin.com/posts/sarathein_l

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