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Get a load of this conference paper from 30 years ago, it is so ZING! on academic journals: drive.google.com/file/d/0Bxlbe

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If you were thinking of auto-deleting your old toots I have good news - I made a thing for you (me): github.com/hughrun/ephemetoot

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Reminder to folks that the "standard human" crash test dummy for cars is based on an american man of average american man height and average american man build. Basically, it sucks to be anyone else as cars (and many other things, like power tools) are literally not designed with you in mind. It's more dangerous to drive while not an average american man as the vehicle's safety design is not built for you 🤷

Fresh herbs are the most under-rated of all foodstuffs.

That was a pretty good dinner even if I say so myself.

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Why Our Library Attracted More Baby Boomers With 60 Minutes

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I made @Erika clean and cook the farmers market mussels and now she knows why I’m always a bit hesitant to buy them (it’s a PITA).

Delicious though!

Fitzroy drivers sure are cranky today

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Canberra: "sorry we're not measuring the new hell weather that is trying to kill you today, we'll get right on that"

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Librarians Prefer Stain-Resistant Furniture Over One Nation: A Longitudinal Study

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#CloudFlare is now hitting the archive.org wayback machine with the same #CAPTCHA as #Tor users, thus censoring history too.

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I am so extraordinarily pleased that there is a server for dads and that it's running Hometown. If you know any dads who are looking for a Fediverse home, this seems like it could be a nice place

dads.cool/@alex/10353985115495

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From HN discussion - "This is why I use ad blockers and a pi-hole server" (news.ycombinator.com/item?id=2)

This is GDPR in action. Wow.

OMG they have a cookie popup for every single subdomain.

"We are processing the requested change to your cookie preferences.

This may take up to a few minutes to process."

Get fucked Ex Libris.

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Why This Year's Library Journal Movers and Shakers Are Revolutionising 1990s

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