TIL via a DeafBlind TikToker and confirmed via a DuckDuck search that, in an emergency situation, if you are with a (culturally!) DeafBlind person, drawing an X on their back or, barring that, palm, is a way to communicate "We have to get out of here, NO DISCUSSION."

Disability advocates often talk about the importance of not physically grabbing/moving people. Emergencies MAY be an exception but now you know a way to communicate instead!

If anyone here hasn’t watched David Lynch’s weather reports, you should

A short note about how I’m feeling. Pls send vibes, good or bad, private or public, I’d love to hear them. Bonus points for ppl writing on personal blogs piperhaywood.com/packing-selli

MAJOR shout out to this developer based in Lagos who 3 years ago posted the only reasonable "get a React app set up with minor fuss" I have ever encountered. The only change I had to make was installing `babel-loader@7` and `webpack-cli` as dev dependencies.


:whispers: I think GraphQL is a shockingly bad idea for most use cases.

"The Internet of Beefs" by Venkatesh Rao ribbonfarm.com/2020/01/16/the-

Despite the irreverent tone, this is a pretty good breakdown of how social media fights work.

✍️ My experience switching from Google Analytics to self-hosted Matomo using their new WordPress plugin


head. is. imploding. when will the never ending cold season stahhhhppppp

Finished Witcher, I enjoyed it! It’s not the best series out there, and not the worst. Main thing is that I think Henry Cavill has done an A+ job with Geralt. The coloured contacts on a few of the characters were a bit distracting tho! Kinda weird when one character’s pupils are dialysed and another’s are itty bitty

I remember a few years back there were one or two fonts developed that let you build small, inline data visualizations.

Anyone remember what those were called?

What iOS apps are ppl using for Mastodon? I was using Toot! at first and really liked it, but am sad that it doesn’t seem to support a notifications count badge on the icon. Now am trying Amaroq but am curious about others. Preferably apps with strong stances against crap like Gab

hoo boy... if anyone has suggestions on how to find cool people in the big wide fediverse (I know there’s tons out there!), pls send suggestions my way

@darius thx for being the first person that ever introduced me to Mastodon, finally took the plunge and joined a server 👍


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