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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

I think Microsoft just totally crapped itself. Even the service status pages seem to be not loading.

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Asking LGBTQ+ people only:

What's your view of the word "queer" in the context of describing LGBTQ+ people?

Boosts appreciated for sample size :)

food 

Pleased to announce I have smashed my PB in the “make lunch from what’s left in the fridge” event. 🍜

There appears to be some confusion, so to clarify:

If you are here to "debate" random strangers, please don't @ me.

Prime Minister covid media conference 

Shorter Morrison: I just had a long meeting and we agreed on a hypothetical plan where nobody has to commit to anything. If you don't do your duty by being vaccinated with the vaccine that isn't available to you, you are a bad person and should feel bad. Also the vax program is going great, my government is awesome. Also we gave each stage nifty names, isn't that nice?

:birdsite: (-) 

I spent a few hours last weekend trying to make twitter usable by unfollowing and moving people into lists and now I discover that they just randomly push shit into your timeline because "x and y follow this person" or "topic: music" what the absolute fuck

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anyone got any good external keyboard/mouse combo recs? spending my life on a touchpad just doesn’t appeal

Oh LOL that was a typo - I meant 20 years, not 30. 👴🏼

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You think librarians have pristine, fastidiously organised and sensibly arranged shared drives? Friends, we do not.

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As someone with a higher degree in Information Management having spent 30 years working with teams of similarly qualified people I find this pretty fascinating: baldurbjarnason.com/2021/the-g

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Covid 

Flipping heck, Sydney. I was teaching all morning and have only just seen the news. We love you and you got this :solidarity:

covid, NSW 

Must be feeling a bit grim in Sydney right now but on the positive side, 100,000+ tests per day is just extraordinary. Hopefully it means capturing more cases before they spread further.

academic spyware 

"Ex Libris campusM Attendance Technology Captures over Six Million Attendance Check-Ins Globally, Supporting Remote Student Engagement"

Thanks, I hate it.

MPOW, job losses 

I'm certainly not here to defend senior university administration but this CMM story is irresponsible.

a) Headline is grossly misleading and contradicted within the brief story;
b) It's actually impossible to calculate a gender split of "losses" even if you believe in gender binaries because it's largely an internal spill and fill; We don't know who will fill the new vacancies, only what positions no longer exist.

campusmorningmail.com.au/news/

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food 

Made shepherds pie for dinner and it was pretty great. Definitely the weather for it here.

"Useful Words.docx"
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Wallace and Gromit went on holiday to the moon way before Branson and Bezos and Musk, and they built their own rocket by their own hands/paws, no big deal

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This is a Mastodon instance primarily for Australasian Galleries, Libraries, Archives, Museums and Records people, and anyone else who wants to hang out with them. We use the Hometown fork which enables local-only posts.

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