The eighth annual international Gender Census 2021 is now open until 10th March!

It's for anyone whose genders (or lack thereof) aren't described by the M/F binary. It's short and easy, and the results are useful in academia, business and self-advocacy.

Hypertext: awesome idea Hypertext as currently implemented: ads, ads everywhere

subref, gross 

(some blog poster changed their site so when the referer is hackernews it opens a fart sound and tbh this was the fucking funniest thing i've seen all week)

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i wonder, is it possible to construct a complete Turing machine from Yu-Gi-Oh cards?
RT @YuGiOHTwink
I love philosophy

HTML -> JavaScript (ES5) -> PHP 5 -> a little Objective-C, Ruby, Python 3 -> PHP 7, JavaScript (ES6 & Node) -> TypeScript -> more C, and C++ [and hopefully soon, Rust!]
RT @davidfowl
QBasic -> Turbo Pascal -> PHP -> JavaScript -> C++ -> VB -> C#

Played with:
Haskell, Ada, F#, go, python

What was your journey?

i should really like, look into getting assessed for adhd or something one of these days
RT @shiraisinspired
Does anyone else with ADHD struggle to write rough drafts? Like, I can give you a polished paper or I can give you nothing.

is this country really so full of transphobes with nothing better to do that they are organising a pile-on against a major smoothie brand for unfollowing a bigot

i guess more people boycotting the coca-cola corporation is a good thing all things considered, but still wtf

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I agree completely
RT @TartanLlama
Delighted to announce that I've been appointed The Programming Language Decider by a semi-prominent developer*; I decide whether something is or is not a programming language.

My first decree is that everything is a programming language and they're all bad.


cw: ukpol
RT @maybulman
Excl: Home Office put refugees in barracks after fears better housing would ‘undermine confidence’ in system

Internal docs reveal govt justified placing asylum seekers in military camps bc more ‘generous’ housing would damage public perception of system

just bought these Aqueux wallpapers by @dizzyup, absolutely stunning!

The River Tamar
RT @drfarls
What river have you crossed most often in your lifetime thus far?

cw: ukpol

words cannot describe how much i despise this tory govt and everything it stands for
RT @TabitaSurge
Shot, chaser

cw: ukpol
RT @seeyouinpub
Just been for a walk. Local shopkeeper has displayed this 😂😂😂

That's not to say that the EU isn't flawed - though I believe we would be far better off in, and we've absolutely 'thrown the baby out with the bathwater' here.

The whole point of the single market was to enable frictionless trade, we really can't have our cake and eat it too.

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Well beyond satire.

The post-Brexit mess isn't caused by "the crippling bureaucracy of the EU"; it's that of *being outside* the EU.

The idea of staying in the single market or EEA was slammed as "Brexit in name only", so why are we surprised when we don't keep the benefits?
RT @ottocrat
“My Lord, I have a cunning plan”

It's been almost a year but I still hate the term "social distancing"

It's physical distancing we need, and social closeness more than ever!

Random cursed thought: if one had a laptop with a smart card reader (say, an old Elitebook or something), would it be possible to use EMV payment cards as a 2nd factor authentication device w/ PIN? Is there something they lack vs typical PC smart cards that make them unsuitable?

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