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Prediction: sportsball team will win, other sportsball team fans will blame the ref or cheating.

And the non-fans will rave about watching advertising like a bunch of goons.


This is the world we live in and we need to know about it to be informed citizens of the world. Violence and politics are part of that reality. Censorship has no place in news and journalism.

If you want to live in a sheltered bubble, block the bot. But if the news offends your sensibilities, the Internet is probably not the medium for you.

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It amazes me that pretty much anything that involves interacting with physical objects around here gets added to the 'Systems Admin' queue. Right now there's a job there to replace the filter in the kitchen's chilled water dispenser. Definitely a task that requires my expertise in Unix administration. #sysadmin

Looking for a new e-ink reader. My Kindle 2's battery is trash and the thing is literally 1/3rd keyboard.

What's something /not/ made by Amazon that also doesn't suck, and I can easily import my Kindle ebooks?

FYI: You mention Amazon ebooks you want to de-DRM - it's very possible as long as you have a physical device.
You enter the serial number for your device into this tool (and/or there's a Calibre plugin).

Sorry about that everyone. Server host had a big outage, the entire node was out.

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the greatest trick apple ever pulled was convincing people there was anything wrong with the 3.5mm headphone jack that had been a standard for 100+ years

I changed my phone number. Now I'm trying to figure out everywhere I need to get it changed

I'm having trouble getting up the energy to care lately.

"Our president will start a war with Iran because he has absolutely no ability to negotiate. He's weak and he's ineffective. So the only way he figures that he's going to get re-elected, and is sure as you're sitting there, is to start a war with Iran."

-Trump speaking on Obama

I made peanut butter cookies... but forgot to flatten them with a fork before baking.

Peanut butter cookie balls!

@Gargron The SSL cert on expired on 11/17. Just a head's up.

Bravely ran away, bravely ran away away, oh brave Sir Donald

When danger reared it's ugly head he bravely turned his tail and fled updated to Mastodon v3.0.1 successfully updated to Mastodon v3.0.0 successfully updated to Mastodon v3.0.0

Rebooting the instance now. Wish we luck.

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