If you were thinking of auto-deleting your old toots I have good news - I made a thing for you (me): https://github.com/hughrun/ephemetoot
Ahaha Tim Smith, the gift that keeps on giving.
“Liberal party should forego ‘entitled’ Kooyong voters, says their own state Liberal MP”
Open call for obsolete sounds! This project is really fascinating. They're requesting recordings of sounds from our environment, old tech, etc. that are no longer commonplace and then those will be reimagined by sound artists "to draw attention to the world’s disappearing soundscapes." https://citiesandmemory.com/2022/05/open-call-your-field-recordings-of-obsolete-sounds-wanted/
'“The HRW findings show that 89 per cent of the educational technology, or "EdTech", products used globally could put children's privacy at risk.” https://www.abc.net.au/news/2022-05-25/investigation-reveals-educational-tech-tracking-children-data/101091808 The raw data behind this reporting is being released on 8 June and will be worth looking into if you have an interest.
animal testing (non lethal)
These monsters from MPOW made magpies party all night so they could test how sleep deprivation affects them:
Spolier: it's not good for them either.
“As David Pocock looks set to oust Zed Seselja and become the first ACT senator from a minor party…”
JFC I know the ABC has had budget cuts but did anyone read this before they hit “publish”? He’s an independent, despite illegal attempts to paint him as some kind of Greens stooge.
This is not Twitter, I don't want to see it. I don't even want to see it _over there_
See also: Labor candidates losing to independents and Greens.
Fantastic content from ABC:
Onion peelers replaced by machines (1969)
Librarian. Computational handyperson. Geminaut. 🌳
Not here to "debate" random tech bros.
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