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Setting up on an old Thinkpad to loan someone for a bit who just needs a basic computer for normal use (non-techie); is the latest and greatest generally stable or should I stick with the last LTS release?

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Bike tip: stick a pop can between the back wheel and the frame to make a cool noise

*JT voice* ...and one more thing: drop the 'official'. Just 'Mastodon'. It's cooler.

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Mastodon having an 'official' app is lame

What are the best editing apps for looking for really basic stuff like trimming mostly but layering/sequencing could be nice too

nice I can use FireFox on this computer again. Although I do like Ephemeral a lot.

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jokes about the product we're building being bad do /not/ land

Forgot Pixel gets really confused when I start talking to myself in the mic

*adjusts delay* hello
Pixel: what's up?
*tweak* hello!
Pixel: what?!

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alias gimme="sudo chown -R $USER ./*"
alias lemme="sudo chmod -R +rwx ./*"

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Spotify uses a ton of energy for streaming. Spotify makes billions while 90% of artists make pennies. Spotify makes A TON of money from ads that are b4 songs uploaded without permission and/or use samples that aren’t cleared.

Is it unethical to use Spotify instead of pirating music and listening to the mp3s offline? Sending $1 on Bandcamp to a musician is probably more than they’ll ever make from you streaming their songs and uses way less electricity.

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someone referred to the "year of unprocessed grief" and it really struck me because it's not like i'm unhappy to be getting to do things like go to the gym again but i feel fucking weird about it because there is this desperate attempt to refuse acknowledgment of how shit this past year was. get back to economic productivity, money producing organism. it's fucking dehumanizing is what it is

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i will never forget for as long as i live that every level of american society left us to fend for ourselves in the midst of a completely preventable and manageable crisis

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i just want to get back to replicating the conditions that led to this massive fucking pandemic instead of dealing with the pandemic, please

We shall fondly look back at summer of 2021 when everyone got vaccinated and henceforth only ever talked about and

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How to Use Mastodon: "It's pretty fucking simple." (video)

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