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US Politics, COVID 

How governing should work. Consequences for actions, regardless of party. businessinsider.com/aoc-backs-

Every public bathroom should have a vacant/occupied indicator

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Honestly, @tootapp is one of the most pleasant apps to use on my phone. Even when the network is slow; the experience leaves me relaxed without the compulsion to “refresh”

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Extreme #winter #weather hits #USA, #Europe

Some parts of Texas were colder than Alaska. According to news reports, Dallas reached a low of 4°F (-16°C) on February 15, the coldest temperature the city has seen since 1989. Temperatures near 60°F (15.6°C) are more typical this time of year. The temperature at Houston’s Intercontinental Airport was 17°F (-8°C).

public.wmo.int/en/media/news/e

#ExtremeWeather #Jetstream

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I'm working for a big tech company in California. Yesterday all employees received an email from our security guys.

We have to deactivate all personal assistant gadgets (like Alexa) during worktime in the homeoffice.

They have evidence that these gadgets are recording audio from conference calls.

Nothing new to me but notable that I've got this order.

Capitol raid, 45, violence, American politics 

If you haven’t already, and you live in America, you really need to see this. It truly sent chills down my spine cnn.com/videos/politics/2021/0

We really need to get with the program. We’re the city of technology stuck in the past missionlocal.org/2021/02/san-f

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The sausage test.

Put a sausage on a laptop and visit a website. If the sausage cooks, it is not a good website.

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The Defender takes her rightful place at his right hand, waiting for those she watches to make their move. She focuses most intently upon... the cat dancer

I always love to see Hilary Hahn (@violincase@twitter.com) perform. She has such good energy, and truly incredible technical prowess! youtube.com/watch?v=UFl9xuYP5T

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The 4 Personalities of the Reply-All Thread:
🤷 The Unsure-How-Lists-Work: “Please remove me from this list”
🧑‍🏫 The Ironic Teacher: “Here’s how you correctly remove yourself from a list”
🤬 The Repressed Rager: “OMG STOP EMAILING THIS LIST”
😈 The Troll: *sends Willy Wonka meme*

@dansup What's the rationale behind 140 characters for alt-text descriptions? Some images can be quite complex and I wonder if that's enough space to really describe a complex scene adequately

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#UX #Essay
"Why I'm losing faith in UX" by @markhurst@twitter.com on how we went from the golden ages of user centric products to user deception and exploitation. I want to quote you the whole article so please read it.
creativegood.com/blog/21/losin

We have a small change to the recap format for Under the Table on @totalpartychill@twitter.com tonight! Join us at 7PM pacific time to check it out!

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Terraria developer cancels Google Stadia release after Youtube account ban that killed all of his Google services access.

arstechnica.com/gadgets/2021/0

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“In functional programming you encode state in types. In OOP you encode state in objects.” 🤯

(h/t to @justMaku@twitter.com for this one)

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