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William Goldman, writer of 'The Princess Bride', wrote the screenplay for his two daughters, who were 7 and 4 at the time. He asked them what they wanted to be in the story, with one saying a princess and one being a bride. He told them "That'll be the ...

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It's a shocking fact that 57% of prisoners have a reading age lower than 11

By making prison governors accountable, we could help all prisoners, including over half who are dyslexic, out of the cycle of crime

My interview with


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@daveshuken @hackernews
So the application programs are more important than the operating system itself.

Usually, as long as you are not a system administrator, all you really need to know, is how to run your most important application programs.

If you are tasked with being the system administrator, well, that's a whole different ball game. THAT will take more time but it still boils down to one bite at a time.

There are books. Buy the books. Stuff by Mark Russinovich is generally the best.

@hackernews Also, I think I'll learn more about Android settings. I'm sure I can learn these things by searches.

@hackernews Hi Hackernews. I'm wanted to learn a number of computer skills, any suggestions. General Windows understanding, Python computer language, QGSI open source software and lastly Javascript. I know this is a long list. But I didn't think that I really needed to know all of these skills till now.

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For me this has as much to do with mathematics as it does with art.

The rules:
1. A single curvy line that meets back up at the beginning. The line can cross as many times as you want... but no touching without crossing.
2. Regions that share a "side" must be a different colour.

#MastoArt #OilPainting #DigitalArt

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Both light pollution (which I've written about here extensively - read some of my old posts) and atmospheric pollution. had a terrifying article yesterday about weird crap that's already happening in the upper atmosphere because of SpaceX launches that are almost totally unregulated.

Better engineering and strong international regulation can save the sky from this particular threat, but will it happen fast enough?

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If you have an independently hosted WordPress blog, you can turn it into a Fediverse server by installing the WordPress ActivityPub plugin. This means people can follow your blog from Mastodon etc.

Here's how to do it:

1. Go to your WordPress dashboard's Plugins section, click "add new" and search for "ActivityPub" . Click "install now" on the plugin, and when it has finished installing, click "activate".

2. On the WordPress dashboard, go to the "Users" section. Click on your username and scroll to the bottom to find your Fediverse address. Share this address with whoever wants to follow your blog on Mastodon etc.

3. To alter the plugin's settings, on your WordPress dashboard go to Settings > ActivityPub

If you want to switch off or remove the plugin, go to "plugins", then "deactivate" or "delete".

NOTE: This plugin only works with independently hosted WordPress sites. It doesn't work with free accounts on

#FediTips #Fediverse #ActivityPub #WordPress

@katarzyna Hi Katar, I understand that about discalula and dyslexia, since I have that as well. But it does come with some benefits, just it's tough with employers and at times with dating.

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@rfyozer I would like to ask you about those phones later.


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I hesitate to tweet this because I know that stupid people will all end up wanting to get them as pets and kill them off but... please, just once, don't screw this up, humans.
RT @gunsnrosesgirl3
The Golden Tortoise Beetle (Aspidimorpha sanctaecrucis) strolls around looking beautiful in the rainy seasons of south east Asia but in its larval stage things were less glamorous... but extremely interesting read on .. 1/🧵

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Very surprised. Just found out that Hitler had a Jewish friend! 🙀😵🥱


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