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23andme is hiding my extraterrestrial heritage why

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Join the Fediverse Universe team if you want to help find intelligent life in the cosmos! All you need is the free BOINC app from UC Berkeley and some spare computing power 👽

setiathome.berkeley.edu/team_d

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Dear Fediverse,

we have a request:
we are looking for the 2008 comic about the Chrome browser by Scott McCloud.

If you have a high-res copy or the paper version, please get in touch! (We are planning an update 😉 )

Boosts welcome!

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Today's One Time Pad: problems with the Voatz blockchain voting app can allow bad guys to change your vote!

#otp

otp.substack.com/p/the-one-tim

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If you need me, I'll be zoning out in front of my old-school weather channel feed (which is actually a really really nice way to get the weather compared to any modern weather web site. Like, it just tells you what the weather is instead hiding it among a bunch of ads and graphs you don't need.) I need to build out a playlist of bland late 1980s/early 1990s soft jazz

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Taking the fact that every unimportant subscription I have (tv, car insurance) is pushing g**gle 2FA as a sign 2FA is selling some valuable information on ppl

23andme is hiding my extraterrestrial heritage why

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Well this is legally interesting. These folks just generated every 12 (or less) note single octave melody that could ever exist and recorded it to a physical medium, meeting the legal requirements to have copyrighted a song.

youtube.com/watch?v=sJtm0MoOgi

Basically, they just copyrighted literally every copyrightable melody... And released it to the public domain.

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Turkish garbage collectors open a library for all of the books citizens discard in their trash.

this weathered captain has stolen my heart in the 11th hour of this valentine's day 😍 youtube.com/watch?v=I39J7V3XT7

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"Before our white brothers arrived to make us civilized men, we didn't have any kind of prison. Because of this, we had no delinquents. Without a prison, there can be no delinquents. We had no locks nor keys and therefore among us there were no thieves. When someone was so poor that he couldn't afford a horse, a tent or a blanket, he would, in that case, receive it all as a gift. We were too uncivilized to give great importance to private property." - John Lame Deer, Lakhota, 1903-1976

US monetary policy 

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Christians try and scare us with stories of a Divine Father who sees all we do, but this covers a much scarier truth: Grandmother Earth feels all we do.

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is there an “internet block” bot yet in the fediverse that announces when websites are blocked and unblocked around the world? @kotolya just told me Telegram is down in KZ and it made me wonder what else is down.

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A peek into my mind - I found a picture of a cat on Reddit. And here's where my brain went with it.

I have linkedin & my company uses office, obv both run by MS. I’m starting a new project about oh let’s call it “custom enzymes”, something I have no experience in or even hint at in my profile. I have barely written about it in company non-MS wikis and it’s 4 words on a powerpoint slide I’ve had prepped for 2 weeks BUT OF COURSE the second I give a talk about it within a 2 foot radius of my phone, I get a linkedin request from a custom enzymes person wanting to connect.

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The loki.foundation has forked Signal and removed phone numbers and renamed it #Session
getsession.org

If you want to try it out feel free to message me. My Session id is '05803f4a74061fcb143b68ceba9b4bde580c1a193cb8cc421bfe03164d0728d558'

US politics 

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electric glowing surf

ELECTRIC GLOWING SURF: a neon, buzzing phenomenon that can occur when many electronic, memory-filled devices come into close contact, especially in heavily polluted waters. See also Tamagotchi, CD-RW, VHS, VirtualBoy, Keytar