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You can call me an alien.
You can call me a doll.
You can call me a goddess.
You can call me a demoness.
But don’t you DARE call me a human.

Sure you're cool, but you're not as cool as Leonard Nimoy driving around with The Bangles in the backseat.

Link's gender has been fluid and not strictly male since the beginning get fucked phobes :blobcatsip:

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"Gifted kids" 

Psssst...

The reason "gifted kids" are so frequently fucked up is because being told over and over again that one is innately better than the other kids engenders partial traits of clinical narcissism in a person. Often these will include a chaotic boom and bust relationship with self-esteem and desire for praise. It has nothing to do with the actuality of being "smart" it's just toxic socialization.

Have a good day!

if you don't support catgirl rights you cannot call yourself an ally

GeneralizIng nonbinary people by their agab so you can separate trans people into two camps is misgendering

Things we didn't do:
- Start the fire
- Shoot the deputy
- Steal the cookies from the cookie jar

Things we did:
- Tried to fight it
- Shot the sheriff
- Put the sham in the shama-lama-ding-dong

Things we will do:
- Survive
- Rock you
- Walk 500 miles
- Walk 500 more

Things we won't do:
- Get fooled again
- Back down
- That

Things we will never do:
- Give you up
- Let you down
- Run around
- Desert you

(Oops:
- I did it again)

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

How do y’all manage to listen to stuff in bed? I keep trying earbuds, but every pair gets ruined when I fall asleep and roll over and pull on the cord. It’s ridiculous.

I tried wireless earbuds, but the pair I was using plays a LOUD sound effect when they shut off due to inactivity, which was waking me up again.

If I could find a pair of wireless earbuds that didn’t do that, that’d be perfect…

UI rant 

Dear app developers: Please don't do this.

If you want to include a full set of menus, just add a normal menubar.

Keeping a full set of menus but hiding them behind a button like this doesn't actually make your app simpler to use, it just makes using any of those menu options more cumbersome.

If, at 1 AM on Sunday, you ask your virtual assistant what "tomorrow's" weather will be like, it will respond with Monday's forecast, not Sunday's like you probably wanted.

To me, this is a pretty clear example of how speech-based user interfaces still have a long way to go. There's a fundamental disconnect between the way people communicate with other people and the way the computer expects people to communicate with it.

Brilliant project that tidies up public domain ebooks.

Gutenberg and Internet Archive are wonderful resources, but the texts are poorly formatted for actual use, especially on ereaders.

This is a volunteer driven initiative to bring these texts up to date with modern standards and make them look as good as possible on the page.

standardebooks.org/

trans men have been nothing but kind to me and it sucks how much they get the short end of the stick, especially from other trans people who don't think about the ramifications of their actions. maximum solidarity

I wouldn't mind my school's Office 365 webmail interface having such a short inactivity timeout...if it would actually just take me back to the login page after it signs me out.

Instead, it just goes to a useless "You've successfully signed out!" page and I have to open the login page again from my bookmarks. Why this??

Sometimes I can type faster than I can think.

I'm pretty sure this is the result of having spent most of my life in front of a computer.

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