When you're reading game design literature for comps and someone doesn't spell Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi's name correctly #captainpedantic
transition, (-), advice needed from those who have had any validation surgery
@frameacloud I think it really depends on the surgeon. The one I ended up going with was encouraging but realistic about what they could do, and showed they understood what my goals were.
ｃｙｂｒｅ ≠ cyber
ｃｙｂｒｅ describes an optimism, a hope for the possibility of technology rather than a fear of its oppression
ｃｙｂｒｅ represents the reality of what is now possible, in addition to the mythology of what was thought possible
ｃｙｂｒｅ belongs to the indomitable individuals and indefatigable communities who have carved out a home in an invisible layer above reality
also ｃｙｂｒｅ was available as a domain name
For every new software feature you want to add, think, "How would a group of persistent, tech savvy people use this feature to harass someone."
Maybe that means you decide not to implement it. Maybe that means you work on something else that would support people who get the majority of harassment.
I just want to say that it's such a relief when I meet another #actuallyautistic person and can drop the act of having to look at them while we're speaking to each other.
the mastodon instance at cybre.space is retiring
see the end-of-life plan for details: https://cybre.space/~chr/cybre-space-eol