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just bought these Aqueux wallpapers by @dizzyup, absolutely stunning! hector.me/aqueux

The River Tamar
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RT @drfarls
What river have you crossed most often in your lifetime thus far?
twitter.com/drfarls/status/135

cw: ukpol

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

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

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?
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RT @ottocrat
“My Lord, I have a cunning plan”
twitter.com/ottocrat/status/13

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?

javascript is rather objectionable tbf
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RT @gsuberland
JavaScript lawyers be like [objection Objection]
twitter.com/gsuberland/status/

protip: if you ever find yourself thinking about writing something that integrates with the Patreon API, ensure you have your therapist on speed dial and preferably reconsider immediately

DSiPaint, 2010
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RT @Humanstein
What was the first Internet community you were part of? Bonus points if you can pin down the year.
twitter.com/Humanstein/status/

Charles Proxy, Sketch, PHP, Python, VS Code, nano, JSON View (handy browser addon), Nightingale (Win10 REST client), a cheap jailbroken iPhone, Microsoft Word, Paint, and most importantly and unashamedly, a search engine
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RT @SwiftOnSecurity
DIGITAL EVERY DAY CARRY:
Quote tweet this with your trusty digital toolset you've used for years, or just found recently. Including well-known tools, good to show new people what pros actual…
twitter.com/SwiftOnSecurity/st

Looking at buying an e-reader for textbooks and technical books mainly (decent web browser a big plus, but not 100% essential) to replace an iPad - hopefully easier on my eyesight and to avoid distractions.

Does anyone have any recommendations?

Aiming <£100, don't mind 2nd hand

make your voices heard.

@nusuk @YoungLabourUK @educationgovuk

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they do not give a fuck about your education, and they do not give a fuck about you. to them, you are a cog in the machine that can be sacrificed with the stroke of a pen so that their mates’ share prices keep going up.

we cannot, and will not, accept this, not now, not ever.

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it’s no surprise that they continue to sacrifice us all to spread & catch the virus, and that they threatened legal action against any school who embarrassed them by daring to buck their anti-science agenda in suggesting the common sense move of remote tuition.

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under the past 10 years of conservative government, they’ve scrapped EMA payments for English post 16 students, they’ve tripled university tuition fees, they’ve slashed education funding, they’ve plunged over 600,000 children into relative poverty

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honestly have half a mind that we should all just strike for the 2021 and where safe, take to the streets.

if nobody turns up to sit this series of unfair, unsafe & unrealistic exams that are totally stacked against us with zero support, maybe they’ll finally listen?
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RT @oharakatie_
the government need to stop with “your education is important” bullshit. they voted against free school meals, slashed funding to mental heal…
twitter.com/oharakatie_/status

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