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i grew up with the internet and all these screens everywhere.

i think it might be time to dial that down. consciously.

idk what to do outside of it. but i think it needs to take up less space.

even if i still end up reading ebooks on my ipad, is better than anything i can do on the modern web anyway.

i've been really enjoying watching movies and (short) series lately. my brain doesn't help me do books, but maybe someday.

idk i need to pin this.

time to figure it out. time to be irl.

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Extremely picky about accepting requests here as this is my personal space and I'm very protective of it. If you want to be friends, let's start on my public alt: @ru@fosstodon.org.

Lots of negativity abound, sometimes even without a CW. Make sure you understand that that is what this profile of mine adds to your feed on most days.

I may remove you from my followers if our interactions are very limited.

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“Checking my Mastodon feed lately causes me to yawn. I’m bored by the Fuck Google And Twitter statements—please stop distributing useless messages on platforms where people already fucked Google and Twitter. Yes, Go is awesome and Linux For The Win, yadda yadda. Yes, everyone should get their COVID jab. Dear God, make it stop. Should I start a de-follow frenzy? Compared to Twitter, Mastodon is already so very tiny. I’m sure I’m still missing out on interesting non-tech savvy people to follow, but it’s hard to deny the homogeneity of the population there.”

brainbaking.com/post/2021/12/w

Is anyone here who has moved to the with a "Skilled Worker visa" (previously known as "Tier 2 (General) work visa") and then settled in the UK permanently?

I'd love to have a chat with you!

Boosts are welcome.

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Crying even when you're happy
Smiling even when you're feeling lonely
It's because a part of you
Has made it here before the rest has

youtube.com/watch?v=L4MgF9fy0B

Loveless by Alice Oseman is so good I'm forcing myself to pace it and not finish it in like 3 days.

Can't remember the last time a book felt like that. About 3 years ago? And before that, maybe 10+ years go?

Among many other things, I'm completely fed up of working alone. Posting this one again into the void of the fedi.

okayrelax.com/careers/python-d

Open to anyone in the world as long as you're *good* at and good with English.

DMs open for any questions.

Queer folks and women are encouraged to apply. As a woman myself, I know how much I second guess myself and how many contracts I skip over. We'll teach each other cool things.

No stupid interview processes. We'll just have (1) a chat that will last less than an hour, and, (2) a small live test where we talk and collaborate that is finished in less than an hour.

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Note for those in the US and other developed economies: this is simply not lucrative or anywhere even near at par with what you'd get locally. If you've got 15-20 hours a week to kill and make some *additional* $ though, go ahead and apply!

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youtube.com/watch?v=i63yumCNdJ

"I've been running around in circles
Pretending to be myself
Why would somebody do this on purpose
When they could do something else?

I want to believe
That if I go outside I'll see a tractor beam
Coming to take me to where I'm from
I want to go home"

Birdy found itself isolated from the pack yesterday. We kept some water near her and looked up what to do online.

We were very worried some cat would attack her so when she didn't want to fly outside (it was becoming increasingly clear that it didn't want to go outside and instead had chosen to stay the night), we closed the window we opened for her, and left the room door slightly ajar in case she wanted to leave at night (unlikely but I'm not a bird expert).

Anyway, long story short (cause I'm tired), this morning another family member was able to guide her outside to our terrace. A few birds did come to see what it was all about. Then eventually the parent and even her siblings came and they left together.

She was not very good at flying just yet so we're very, very glad she was able to find her fam without succumbing to any injuries (or worse) in the isolated period.

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Extremely picky about accepting requests here as this is my personal space and I'm very protective of it. If you want to be friends, let's start on my public alt: @ru@fosstodon.org.

Lots of negativity abound, sometimes even without a CW. Make sure you understand that that is what this profile of mine adds to your feed on most days.

I may remove you from my followers if our interactions are very limited.

Stuck In A Hard Place by .

"Your mind is ephemeral
You can't remember the game
You've peaked too soon
But you've stayed the same

Throw off your dead weight
From the precipice
Metamorphosis
No use resisting this"

youtu.be/AdAi6nRXzQQ

On a Discord voice chat yesterday. Girl says "I just don't wanna do a whole conversation, so I quickly scroll reels/TikTok/etc., and then it's an hour later."

We really should be doing those whole conversations.

My current SaaS + donations + phone plans burn rate is like $25/month.

Even *this* feels expensive ngl.

Job Search 

To whom it may concern:

I've been out of formal work for months and am really in need of monetary income. I would settle for a one-time or temporary thing.

Do you need to do something tedious and extensive? Maybe some Spanish-English or English-Spanish translation? A text review, or maybe html/css code review? Some simple CMS work? Entering data into a database? Doing an analysis on a community, or a second opinion on how to run a community event?

I'm willing to do any of those and some other related things. Write me a DM and we'll talk about it calmly. :blobcat_ow:

OK to boost.

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