writing, + 

thanks everyone for the kind words. feels good 💖

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writing, + 

i opened this editor's email already thinking "awesome, another rejection letter i get to frame" but instead they go "hey these were great actually, thanks for sharing them" aw shucks

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writing, + 

just got word two of my stories will be getting published. editor called them "phenomenal" so that feels pretty cool.

i think it would be really interesting to have digest UIs and the like, but having them *in place of* a chronological timeline has always seemed a bit controlling

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i can never go back to twitter or facebook. the fediverse has fully acclimated me to the chronological timeline and removed any shame around asking "i'm sorry, what? did something happen while i was logged off?"

can't wait for the captcha that asks me to just type gibberish because human-generated entropy is meaningfully distinct from machine-generated entropy

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trying to prove to jeff bezos that i am not a robot. it is not going well and i am starting to have doubts of my own.

i love Pretty Lights and especially the three albums that look like mid-80s sci-fi paperback covers

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i feel so lucky to have crows use the roof across the way from my window as a hang-out spot. always i see them there, bein' goofs.

"Ah, er, yes.” Martín is trying to break some unfortunate news as gently as possible. “The point of these questions is… for you to write the program yourself, rather than using someone else’s code.”

You shift, surprised. “People haven’t seemed to like that so far.”

https://aphyr.com/posts/353-rewriting-the-technical-interview

crows 

very excited for this new cayenne and coffee grounds nut-bread mix i'm making for them. birds can't taste spiciness but squirrels and rats can, so you just douse your feed in capsaicin and eventually they get the message just by the whiff of it. meanwhile crows notice nothing and they get good protein plus tasty bread 🍞 🧙‍♀️

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crows 

if i don't feed the crows, they come to my window. a very talkative one just complained about my absence from a nearby tree while their partner perched on my neighbor's roof judged me with an avid gaze

diana reads a story 

I went and did it:

# Ajve

> They made us without knowing why.

PDF: cloud.bovid.space/index.php/s/

MP3: cloud.bovid.space/index.php/s/

Science fiction.
CW: Violence, subjugation.
~4,000 words.
~30 minutes.

Feedback welcome

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Message for trans men only 

You dropped this, king 👑

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