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birdsite 

I've been trying out the iPad Pro + keyboard combo as a mobile workstation and I'm taken aback by just how much I miss having a trackpad. The ergonomics of tapping something on the screen are terrible, and you can never get all the way to what you're trying to do with just keyboard shortcuts—there's always something that hasn't got one.

Surprisingly hard to find a program which can be told "connect to this IMAP server, get all the emails in this folder at this moment in time, and write them out as an MBOX file". Lots of kludges with full-powered email clients, but no obvious unix-esque headless utility.

@dubh@dubh@cybre.space do you know about Pour & Twist, behind Glover Park? Manual pour-over coffee, just like Customs used to be.

I kind of envy people whose passions lead them towards making sense of the past, rather than the present or future. I find it punishingly difficult to both find something interesting to say AND at the same time keep up with the relentless pace of events enough to remain relevant.

I was looking for a woolly jumper online. What in the name of the Lorde is the point of a slim fit woolly jumper? THAT IS NOT HOW THEY WORK.

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All I want for Christmas is an end to the slim fit everything trend in menswear

gear wank 

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gear wank 

I put my phone in Do Not Disturb mode so I wouldn't be interrupted while I was concentrating on something and I think I might just leave it on all day—I'm astonished how liberated I feel.

we regret to inform you that everything will continue to happen at least this much

@_kb (and yes, there are genres of photo other than candid street photography but that's the genre that interests me)

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At times I think I'm not enough of a sociopath to be a good photographer. I often find myself not taking what I think would be a great photo because doing so feels like a violation of the subject's privacy.

I didn’t realise how many frigging newsletters I was subscribed to until I started piping them into Feedbin and could see them all at once.

@_kb I tell you what would get me to go all in on the surveillance home though and that is a Homekit-enabled heat pump

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*tentatively extends a foot out of bed*
*a thick layer of frost forms immediately*

Do you like things that are extremely pure because here is a smolephant getting bottle fed instagram.com/p/BnEuQ2bhMgM/

Current mood: aw shit I left my headphones at home

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