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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?

javascript is rather objectionable tbf
RT @gsuberland
JavaScript lawyers be like [objection Objection]

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
RT @Humanstein
What was the first Internet community you were part of? Bonus points if you can pin down the year.

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
RT @SwiftOnSecurity
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…

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

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