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RT @CaroRackete@twitter.com

Today marks the first day of tree felling season in Germany. This is a first step to expand the open surface coal pit Garzweiler and destroy @LuetziBleibt@twitter.com.

We need an immediate phase out of coal and that's why @Gegenangriff1@twitter.com blocked the coal digger in the mine this morning.

🐦🔗: twitter.com/CaroRackete/status

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babe are you ISO 8601 because you're the definition of a good date

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I have no idea if this is true but it's such a wild concept I just love it.

Sunlight affects whether languages have a word for ‘blue’
"People with more exposure to sunlight are more likely to speak languages that lump green and blue together, under a term that linguists dub “grue.” That’s because of the effects of a lifetime of light exposure, the team speculates: Lots of Sun causes a condition called “lens brunescence” that makes it harder to distinguish the two hues."

science.org/content/article/su

So many people onhere have no clue how much I adore them

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Installing an adblocker is the gateway drug into anti-consumerism, which is in turn the gateway drug into anti-capitalism.

Tell all your friends how to install adblockers.

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Working on changing how we store credentials locally an oh my there are so many considerations that my head just inflates.
On-device secure hardware is actually pretty dope and tamper-resistant more than I imagined.

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cooperative multi-tasking is praxis and pre-emptive multi-tasking is patriarchy thanks for coming to my TEDX talk where i talk about operating system concepts account

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@guysoft Image recognition tools are generally not yet advanced enough to be useful.
And Honestly? No, I wouldn't want to bother regardless. Images on the Fediverse generally aren't that important. They become important when they're captioned, because then I know the person behind them cares about us and is willing to put in some minimum amount of effort because of that.
Apart from the regular "Please caption your images, people; we love reading your descriptions!" I can't do anything to convince people to bother with alt text. But if they don't want to bother, neither do I.
Also, I appreciate alt text exactly because it has that human touch. An AI reading out "picture of a black cat" wouldn't help at all. I want to know how cute that cat's soft paws are when curled in just that special way.

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Hey y'all! 🤩

I'm new to mastodon! So I'm doing an #introduction

I'm Elyssa/Leelums and I'm a black artist that illustrates, dabbles in animation, video game design, and a lot of things! I love working with local artists to help them create their vision. I'm also currently in university!

I really want to help create a supportive empathetic community together here 😻

#mastoart #creativetoots #art #illustration #painting #CPTSD

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transphobia 

New Trans lives in the UK survey: transactual.org.uk/trans-lives

99% experienced transphobia on social media
93% said media transphobia [fueled] strangers on the street
57% avoid going to the doctor when sick
63% experienced transphobia while seeking jobs

I picked up my glasses today, I like them but I'm not sure my eyes do yet… maybe I just need some rest for them

>listens about pre-revolutionary France

"Damn this mess sounds like usa"

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i mean congratulations on taking the entire bait and tackle dangled in front of you by the people that are actually wealthy. insert that comic of the wealthy white man pointing from one worker with nothing to the other screaming, "He's taking your (single) cookie!" while hiding his vast trove of cookies reaching to the sky behind him

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I would have never thought that Critical Role is so fun (I'm at the very first episodes of the first season)

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Replaced like 300 or so things to finally get rid of one ugly bit

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What's going on in the UK w the drivers and fuel thing 

The federation of Dutch Trade unions on the BBC this morning The EU workers we speak to will not go to the UK for a short-term visa to help the UK get out of the s*** they created for themselves”

The European Road Haulers Association “I expect many drivers will not return to the UK even if the UK government allows them to”

We've fucked it, lads. Properly royally fucked it.

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