I've been on Mastodon for a while now, so that means it's time for an #introduction.
I love birds, tacos, dogs, and bicycling, but I struggle to climb hills. I'm a Seattle-based instructional designer creating internal training for a tech company, though my degree is in Computer Engineering. I'm also an atheist, liberal, daughter of a Cuban immigrant, and I suffer from frequent migraine headaches.
I post about #knitting, politics (I CW), migraines, work, and random life stuff.
Migraine, meds withdrawal Show more
Oh, so the migraine is probably triggered by amitriptyline withdrawal which I was taking to prevent migraines and didn't work at all... I, uh, still feel awful and just took more sumatriptan and a nausea pill to counteract it.
Migraine Show more
Woke up with a migraine this morning. Cool. No problem. This is fine.
Another cool and interesting YouTube video!
YouTube: Art or Reality
The years top 10 posts.
The principle of voluntary exchange as a basis for what is acceptable only works if everyone is on equal footing.
The idea that any exchange is ok as long as all participants agreed to it voluntarily is one of those insidious ideas that seems ok as long as you are willing to completely ignore existing power imbalances, which in my experience far too many people are.
I trained a neural network on 1,228 types of cookies and apparently these are what cookies sound like to it.
"Welcome to Magic School. Here is your schedule."
"This is just 'Ethics' and 'Human rights' and things like that."
"Correct, that's the first year curriculum."
"Do we have to learn all this?"
"Of course! What do you think this is, software engineering?"
#MicroFiction #TootFic #SmallStories
Work (~) Show more
I need a clone. Just told my manager our team's next hire needs skills that look more like mine. :/
Happy Thursday, lovely fediversians.
We're all going through something. That's just a fact life. When one is moving and shaking to be a better person and improve their community around them, it gets hard.
At times, this manifests as some not so great stuff. Aloofness, rudeness, pettiness, even hostility.
I've found it's a good practice to take a step back and give people space in these moments. Don't take it all so personally. Usually, it's not about you.
The walk is just hard sometimes
knitter, appreciator of birds, atheist, fair weather cyclist, kinda weird
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