DnD idea: Warlock class that's basically a sponsored social media influencer.
"This spell casting was gifted to me by the dark forces. And if you use my sponsorship rune inscription to contact them you get a free cantrip with your pact"
#dnd #ttrpg

The idea of "alpha" and "beta" males is an outdated myth based on misinformation. There is not a single reported case of a wolf using the Greek alphabet throughout the entirety of recorded history. It does not reflect how wolves act in the wild.

I was talking to Danielle about old friends, wondering out loud what they're doing and where they're at. one of the friends went by the name "yonderboy" and, when I spoke his name, his handle, out loud I had an epiphany. we, us older cyber citizens, the early settlers of the big-I-Internet are a kind of rhyme to the hippies of the 60s. they thought outside the box, they disbehaved and freaked the squares, and they carried with them new names. Flower Child. Moon River.

We carry new names with us. Mendax. Count Zero.

Went out for a walk guided by some work with Elen of the Ways today, it's hard to convey how beautiful I find the bay, although I could have done without the snow and ice on my side of it.

Was interesting to be in touch with others doing similar working via voice while it was going on. We were remote but close, able to talk about how we felt through our own contact with exploring the paths of the world.

can someone point me towards places i can get trans masc information (especially black people), im just like. already exhausted even trying to wade through some of the things and im already anxious beyond measure cause something was v not kind last time i checked


<p>The guys get into Parler, which is arguably "cyber," though not very "punk." Scum regales us with the incredibly underwhelming origin story of the Parler site, and Oldman Coinops digs into the first two hours of video that was posted to Parler on January 6th, 2021, and arranged chronologically by ProPublica in this article: <a href="projects.propublica.org/parler" rel="noopener noreferrer nofollow">projects.propublica.org/parler</a></p>


actor death 

Mira Furlan, who most famously played Delenn on Babylon 5, has passed away. Sit ei terra levis. twitter.com/straczynski/status

So, remember about a month ago when stuff about the Linux Fox Girl went around? Someone reportedly tracked down Alan Mackey, and got his blessing on giving her a name (Xenia), and accidentally confirmed the character to be trans.

Source: twitter.com/cathodegaytube/sta

Medical stuff, autonomous body movement 

One of my current work/sleep environments wrecked my nerves again, this morning I've had the fun of my middle finger/thumb doing several bouts of slightly alien uncontrolled twitching along with zappy pains and occasion tingles in my forearm and fingers.

There is something fascinatingly weird about body parts moving on their own, I think its because it removes part of the feedback loop between nerves/brain-intent/proprioception.

Check your ergonomics :)

paid casting for nonbinary voice actor, boosts welcome 

Via twitter.com/racheline_m/status

"I am currently casting a voice actor who:
- identifies as non-binary
- has an excellent RP
- can sound 16-20
- has a demo to send my producer

This is for PAID work w possible expansion beyond the immediate project.

Feel feee to RT. If this is you, DMs are open for your links."

#Google starts to lock out non-official Chrome builds like #Chromium. The #web is a cricual infrastructure these days and as such we need independent browsers and rendering engines!

If you care about the free and open web you shouldn't use Chrome based browsers.

Thread with more details: twitter.com/spotfoss/status/13

Also tomorrow has the adventure of maybe trying to figure out why the colours are fucked in emacs inside nested tmux sessions (fine without, fine at top level tmux, screwed further in).

Why do terminals suck so hard sometimes.

Downside: I gave it a gentle wipe with a cleaning wipe and then dried it off and now some of the keys are very gently overcleaned maybe and slightly almost squeaky against fingertips?

I figure it'l wear off in a day or two of typing as it builds up enough cruft but just uuuurgh this is not a good feeling!

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Okay so today I've managed to obtain an ex-display cheapy with red switches (my previous one is blues) and its very different.

Much quieter, feels much more like a very satisfying membrane keyboard almost, however because they're lighter than the blues they can get easily toggled with a casual finger press, leading to transposed characters as I rest a finger on a key and its enough to donk it.

Overall verdict: Pretty nice, usable in shared space.

stop inventing nerd glasses with screens and ok google and robert scoble shower pics and start inventing glasses that do not make it impossible to see when it is cold and I am warm

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I am starting a wiki for people studying and using #TokiPona


DM me a username and email and I will set you up. This is not an open registration wiki.

URGENT: meta, defederation, kiwifarms 

Kiwifarms set up a Pletoma instance to fill the gap until they’re able to set up a forum to harass and harm again. I recommend suspending the instance at kiwifarms.cc ASAP.

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Genius Loci of Hanging Town

Mastodon is a federated microblogging network, so with an account on any instance you can communicate with people on other instances. This one is for friendly people part of, or associated with, the geeky/roleplayer social group of Hanging Town (Lancaster) in the UK.