I'm looking for a little bit of news.
I don't want to walk into work unaware that a nuclear war is going on.
On the other hand, it's easy to become overwhelmed following the news.
Are there any sources where the threshold for newsworthiness is extraordinarily high?
What #36c3 would you suggest I watch if I'm gonna watch only one? I'm interested in everything besides hardware-related stuff.
For real like Bandcamp is exactly the kind of service we *hoped* the internet would give us: “hey, people make things, they set their own price inc. free, we provide the storefront, you buy it and the money goes to the creator, you get it in a DRM-free format and can play it however you want, we just make money to keep going & improving and aren’t a VC-funded nightmare company of rampant reckless growth that will do something nightmarish and implode.”
We need more media platforms like that.
My mom still talks about how when I was little and she made me fish sticks, I asked, "Fish? Like, fish*?"
* imitates motion of fish swimming with hand
I'm eating lentils right now and it's weird:
If you told me they were fish eggs or something I would be totally grossed out, even with identical flavor and texture.
But because I know it's a plant, it's somehow OK…
'A way of learning from everything': the rise of the city critic
Criticism of food and the arts has long flourished. In our increasingly urban world, perhaps city criticism should be recognised as distinct and necessary
XMPP is complicated. I know Multi-User Chat works because I'm using it right now, though Server Info says otherwise. The chat is hosted on a different subdomain, though, so maybe that's why the functionality is not reflected under Server Info.
I know each XMPP Extension Protocol solves a problem, but the problems they solve are not necessarily obvious to new users.
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