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I'm a white cishet man, more or less living at the top of Privilege Mountain, trying to learn to dismantle and undermine that privilege.

Things I'm into:










Things I'm (interested in?) learning about:



• And all the stuff above, naturally.

This is, of course, incomplete. 🤷🏻‍♂️

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Uh. What do you do when the post you pinned to your profile is out of date? I guess you make a follow-up post with the correction, pin it and hope people notice?

Anyway, uh, in the above post, I describe myself as "cishet", but I figured out I'm actually pansomethingual? Only in the last, like, 8 months or so. I'm still a white cis man, so the thing about Privilege Mountain is still pretty accurate, though. But, yeah. :pansexual_flag:

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Did you know? Mushrooms were invented in 1776 by Charles Mushroom. In Pennsylvania.

Someone remind me to write a blog post about an idea I had that's kind of the inverse of that TNG episode where they go to the planet where every infraction is punished with the death penalty.

@benhamill Well, although Charles gets most of the credit, there's some solid evidence that they were invented centuries earlier in Japan by Arthur Shiitake.

Did you know? Mushrooms were invented in 1776 by Charles Mushroom. In Pennsylvania.

thinking of creating a blu-ray player for hipsters that makes loud mechanical noises when you insert a disc, doesn't load menus and immediately plays the movie (no special features for you), takes five seconds to start and stop fast forwarding or rewinding, outputs composite 4:3 video with hardcoded letterboxes (or pan & scan!), simulates colour bleed and magnetic lines of static rolling down the screen, has a segmented LCD display that always flashes 12:00 unless you can figure out the unintuitive controls, and produces a half-static image with broken colours when you press pause. also sometimes it just destroys the disc

every instance this toot touches gives florence more strength

reasons mastodon elephant is named florence:
1. starts with F which stands for federation
2. it's a good name
3. i called dibs on naming her (source: cybre.space/@HTHR/999513635607)
4. she looks like a florence

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So I pull out the traditional parental response: "This isn't a democracy," but then I swerve hard left away from tradition and don't say shit about dictatorships because that's fucked up. "This is a consensus decision making apparatus. We all have to agree."

The other day, my wife was out and it was just me and the kids. We were deciding what to have for dinner. The 7yo says, "I want pizza." The 4yo says, "Me, too! Pizza!" Before I can say anything, the 7yo follows up with, "It's two against one. We win. It's pizza." Fuckin' case closed, right?

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I wish more software cooperatives were product companies rather than consultancies. For one, I'd be interested to join a co-op, but am completely uninterested in consulting. For two, I think having the company be in the hands of the workers could have a positive effect on what it's like to use whatever software product is being made.

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