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Problem #bug with startthis.org/?p=2158 . In order to flip a plugin’s switch to push an attached pic to Twitter, I had to use the WP editor. When I attached an in-line pic there, I discovered two copies of the pic. I tried using the “x” of MF’s image deletion function, but this del’d both copies.

I took the Bing Hispanic Heritage Quiz. Clearly I fail at Latinx heritage. I only got 4 out ot 10. Glad I am secure in my Hispanic heritage. Mi familia cannot be put in such a tiny box. Grandpére married a Galvez and became the sage of the San Luis Valley. j.mp/3FwxNtv

Discussion with two technologists working on decentralized social media projects. KSF President Larry Sanger also discusses the Minifeed social media plugin for WordPress.

TIL leading crop producers of the USA. Format is state crop, percentage of US production.

CA grapes,99%
AR rice, 49%
ND & KS wheat, 33%
IA corn, 16%

Via NY Times mini-crossword Wed 2021.09.29

Original post: tbc0.com/archives/76

It would be handy for social media in general to enable people to create collaborative, wiki–style documents right within the app. Sometimes, a discussion needs to be collaborative. 

The Open Hardware Summit is the annual conference organized by the Open Source Hardware Association a 501(c)(3) not for profit charity. It is the world’s first comprehensive conference on open hardware. oshwa.org

How much longer must we wait for this to come to pass? I’m especially thinking of the new law in Texas that protects unborn children after their heartbeat is detected. Clever design of the law. But this prophecy is protection for those who accuse, not the accusers. More at tbc0.com/archives/56

“If freedom of speech is taken away, then dumb and silent we may be led, like sheep to the slaughter.”
― George Washington

“There are more instances of the abridgment of the freedom of the people by gradual and silent encroachments of those in power than by violent and sudden usurpations.”
― James Madison

If you have an active library card, you can access Kanopy to watch thousands of classic movies, documentaries, and other educational video content here: kanopy.com

Recently discovered this wiki of alternative platforms and software to people looking to escape the clutches of big tech, while also improving their privacy and security online. Instructions designed for non-technical users as well, check it out! wiki.techxodus.org/en/home

It MMPTBAA to know that the Paralympics are under way in Tokyo and NBC is broadcasting it! Visit my community for more, including a pointer to a joke by Josh Blue. Sorry for all the redirects. Minifeed will get better. Trust me.The joke is worth it! tbc0.com/archives/34

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