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so, its the last week of being in the red before i get paid, and i could use a little help making this final stretch. I've got groceries and medical weed to try and cover so if you could pitch in anything, or boost this for me, that would be absolutely wonderful. I'm going to be giving back so hard when i'm through this 💚
my paypal is @averycrimes

This was posted as "a guy from Slovakia asks questions about US suburban neighborhoods" and the questions themselves are pretty good regardless of who wrote them, but the insecure reactions from US residents were even better

people still believe that so much at the very core that they will blame the tool invariably before they blame the culture huh

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so-o-cial pro-blems caaaaan't be sol-v'd— by and laaaaarge— with! technical! solutions!! 🎶

"Their Bionic Eyes Are Now Obsolete and Unsupported." A cautionary tale.

More than 350 blind ppl around the world have Second Sight’s implants in their eyes, after the company files for bankruptcy they find themselves in a world in which the technology that transformed their lives is just another obsolete gadget. One technical hiccup and they lose their artificial vision, possibly forever. The gadget also interferes with MRI scans and is expensive/difficult to remove.

I'm referring here to 'eternal September' type shit, not, say, common social Internet behavior bullshit (racism, xenophobia, etc.), which is happening right now.

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We're about 3-4 years from mainstream social media patterns happening to fedi.

Ok this is actually funny. I should go to Rome more often

Microfic: The Summoner 

"Are you sure you don't do pet summonings?" asked a woman with pink hair. "I'd really like a kitten."

The Summoner glanced from her to a sign on the office wall that read: 'Summoning services for eldritch beings and electronic appliances only--no pets, lovers, or dimensional portals.'

"Pet summoning is a delicate art, best left to professionals." Sparkling light gathered around the Summoner's hand and coalesced into a card for the local Humane Society. They handed the card to the would-have-been client. "Give them a call! They're great people."

"I suppose you're right. I kind of wanted to get a magic kitty, though." The woman sighed as she stood, slipping the card into a bag festooned with badges in sky-blue, pink, and white.

"You will." The Summoner smiled down at a translucent spectral kitten at the woman's feet that looked up at her with luminous round eyes, following its human around in spirit while patiently waiting for her to come find it. "All cats are magic."

#Microfiction #TootFic

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today: the trauma trigger thrashing throughway

good afternoon, everycreature!

Today, may you enjoy blähaj and pronouns,

Begpost, please boost! 

If you're feeling generous, money has been tight since I left my abusive workplace. I’m preparing to move out at the end of May, so anything you can give to help me make that process easier I would be extremely thankful for, because I’m going to need help getting my stuff out, and gas alone is nightmarishly expensive. Additionally I have medical bills I could really use help paying off from a hospital visit. 💜

Thank you again, any amount is so so so so appreciated <3

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