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Before becoming a linguist, Noam Chomsky was a famous barber who wrote the seminal treatise on beards “Manufacturing Jawlines”

Max boosted

don't know if my gpu is failing or if xfce is fucking with it. or if an update i installed concurrently with xfce is fucking with it

Had a nice conversation with a guy at a stoplight about my bike

I’ve found that stoplights are the ideal place for interactions with strangers because they keep them short enough to not get awkward

an otter in a house of twinks (me and my flatmates)

WindowMaker didn't play nice with modern steam games, so I switched to XFCE and made it look basically identical.

The only thing thing that it's really missing is the dock, so if anyone has any recommendations...

I don’t care about spaceships, but it would be really cool if we had everyday transcription software that was as good as what they have in the Expanse

Hurricanes should be named like mecha. “Hurricane Sam” doesn’t inspire the same fear and awe that a name like “Hurricane Sahelanthropus” would

Have to be prepared for all weather when I bike to work. It will be cold in the morning, and warm in the afternoon except for the rain I encounter 10 minutes from my house

G-Force is about Luddite guinea pigs trying to save us from smart technology

Do I just watch Halt and Catch Fire again?

The Magicians solves the problem of having wizard school students fuck by making everyone grad students but also having them act exactly like high school students.

Thunderstorms this weekend can only mean one thing:
it's time for vampire baseball

i think it might be time to rehabilitate my thinkpad x200t. i got it in anticipation of in-person class, but then the pandemic happened and i’m only now having a need/want for it

i moved and now i can’t find my vita

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Halt and Catch Fire doesn’t emphasize enough how cool it is that Joe MacMillan sabotages every single business he cons his way into. Truly an inspiration for us all

Sense8 hits different when you can’t see anyone

i’ve successfully moved apartments. now to spend the next 2 weeks organizing and finding everything that i lost in the move

the kind of psychopath that emails the house group instead of texting like a normal person (me)

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Seattle Social

An instance for people who live in or around Seattle. Also for people who don't live in or around Seattle, but want to talk about Seattle-related things. Almost all applications are accepted. We aim to review all applications within a few hours of submission, but give us 24 hours before getting in touch other ways. Due to spam we sometimes close applications. Send us an email and we can open them up right away.