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First Impressions Wearing an Apple Watch

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After getting a ton of gift cards for Christmas, I bought an Apple Watch SE since it was on sale. I’ve only had it on for a few days and I’m already enjoying it, although I’m struggling to feel like I’m utilizing it to its fullest potential. I thought I’d post about my feelings using it so far. This isn’t my first smartwatch, I originally wore a Pebble 2 for a year or two before it physically fell apart (well after the company went defunct). Read more...

A Reading "Challenge"

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I want to read more It’s one of those things where I enjoy it, but can’t get started often (thanks ADHD). I go in spells of reading all the time, then not reading at all for several months, then getting back into it. I also have a habit of getting a library card, using it once, returning the book, losing the card, and forgetting about it. Times have changed with that at least. Read more...

Random Thoughts

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For those who haven’t seen my Gopher posts before (RIP), I used to do a “Random Thoughts” post when I didn’t have any ideas. It’s usually a paragraph or two on a random thing on my mind, with no rhyme or reason to the post as a whole. Here I am, out of ideas again, and I really just want to put stuff down, so why not bring that back. Read more...

Status Update

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I haven’t posted much recently, so I thought I’d make a status update of sorts. I’ve been so focused on coursework, getting addicted to Destiny 2, and migrating to Windows 11 as a daily driver (I know, the heresy) that I forgot I even hosted things at home. Administrative Stuff Since I last posted, I temporarily removed the public repository from tildegit. While it’s a good place, they have rules about sensitive content, and since I wrote that one definitely kink story before, I took it down to comply with those rules preemptively. Read more...

[NSFW] Galaxies

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Content warnings: although not explicitly sex related, alludes to kinks including but not limited to: transformation, inflation/inflatables, pregnancy. The story is directed as if it’s a conversation to the reader. This is a very esoteric idea I just couldn’t get out of my mind. Reader’s discretion is advised. It was an unforgettable day, no matter how routine it started. Getting out of bed, taking a shower, making sure I’m all polished up and ready for the day. Read more...

The Fediverse Isn't Safe Anymore

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Content warnings: mentions of transphobia, harassment, doxxing and suicide. Reader’s discretion is advised. It happened again. More trans people have been harassed and doxxed on the fediverse, forcing them to leave social media entirely to keep themselves safe. I’m not here to rehash the same things people have said in other blog posts and talk in depth about how harassers are so rampant and toxic on the fediverse, they have said it far better than I could have (see the below links). Read more...

On Physical Currency: Use your dang cash!

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There are a lot of misconceptions about physical US currency that have existed as long as I’ve been alive. Half Dollars are seen as a rare artifact of the distant past. Every couple years there’s a story about someone getting arrested for paying with a $2 bill by officers and cashiers who don’t know they are still being actively produced and circulated. In 2005, a man was arrested and spent time in county jail for using a $2 at a Best Buy. Read more...

An Open Letter Calling for the Resignation of Eugen Rochko (Gargron) from Mastodon Development

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This is a “Living Document”, meaning that it may be edited over time, mainly to add signees Traduction française par @theo@soc.webair.xyz Русский перевод от @lnkr@social.inex.rocks In recent times, users and administrators across the wider Fediverse community have raised concerns with Eugen’s leadership in maintaining Mastodon software, and lack of moderation on his own instances mastodon.social and mastodon.online. We, the undersigned, feel that it is in the best interest of the Fediverse community that Eugen resign from his role as maintainer of the mainline Mastodon code, as well as its auxiliary software, including but not limited to the Mastodon iOS App. Read more...

Intel Wifi Drivers: Finally, a bodge!

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A few weeks ago I did a post about the crazy beacon timings bug with Intel’s wireless drivers on Linux, and tried a few more things. I’m pleased to say I no longer have frequent disconnects (which got a lot worse on linux513), however there is the caveat that I no longer have a full speed 802.11ac connection. As for a complete fix, one hasn’t been found yet, and the thread has devolved into people’s vacation auto-reply emails Read more...

Commander's Log: May 25, 3307

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I made it to the Herbig Ae/Be star in the Aucopp QD-B E0 system on schedule today. It was a sight to behold, a brilliant yellow with a mass 4.6 times that of Sol, yet only 1/8th the radius. The only thing else in the system is a thin belt of asteroids, so I have to leave the ship adrift for tonight. I don’t want to keep jumping around finding a suitable planet to land on and “set up camp” if you could call it that. Read more...
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