Aral Balkan ( @aral ) at the European Parliament to talk about Facebook, Small Techs, Surveillance Capitalism, Mastodon and the Fediverse, with slides and English (and soon French) subtitles is now here :
a travel pourover coffee cone made from 3 pieces of stainless steel that slot together https://www.miir.com/pages/assembly
my usual caffeine delivery mechanism is jose's coffee from costco
last trip i wanted to mix it up a bit and try something different
figured slightly more expensive costco medium roast house blend "roasted by starbucks" shouldn't be too different
what a huge mistake
i'm no connoisseur but i really wonder how people's tastes can vary so wildly that lots of people enjoy this stuff. it's awful!
Brave is showing up in my newsfeeds again, so
Periodic reminder that Brendan Eich, the CEO of Brave Software, is a homophobe who donates to anti-LGBT organizations.
I'm not saying that you shouldn't use the browser. But you should probably be wary of any monetization attempts, since we know where that money will go.
It's about that time of year when people start wondering things like "hey, why isn't DECEMber the tenth month of the year?"
So it's time for my little lecture on Romans, calendars, and our friend Gaius Julius Caesar.
I'll be posting it as a tootchain replying to this one, but if you're impatient, here's the whole thing: https://gist.github.com/joyeusenoelle/3754e00a37fe81aa43aad3eb9543f3ce
So: “Why isn’t the new year on winter solstice?”
The answer, honestly, is that the Romans had no fucking idea how to run a calendar.
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