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  1. Comment on Co-op game recommendations in ~games

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    Don't forget Remote Play Together makes a lot of couch co-op games accessible for online multiplayer. Super Bunny Man is a stupid fun platformer.

    Don't forget Remote Play Together makes a lot of couch co-op games accessible for online multiplayer.

    Super Bunny Man is a stupid fun platformer.

    13 votes
  2. Comment on Electric vehicles wait longer on dealer lots than hybrids or ice vehicles in the US in ~transport

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    Anecdotally, I got a used 2022 Bolt EUV recently, and every new listing I called about was an order that had already been picked up but hadn't been removed from the dealer's website. When I asked...

    Anecdotally, I got a used 2022 Bolt EUV recently, and every new listing I called about was an order that had already been picked up but hadn't been removed from the dealer's website. When I asked a dealer about order lead times, they said they wouldn't expect to get it this year.

    1 vote
  3. Comment on Without saying where you live, where do you live? in ~talk

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    Anywhere between Salt Lake City, Reno, Bakersfield, and Santa Fe.

    Anywhere between Salt Lake City, Reno, Bakersfield, and Santa Fe.

    2 votes
  4. Comment on Without saying where you live, where do you live? in ~talk

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    “We’re not a theocracy (any more), we promise (because swearing to gosh is bad)” 🤞

    “We’re not a theocracy (any more), we promise (because swearing to gosh is bad)”

    🤞

    4 votes
  5. Comment on Ukraine-Russia war live: Russian troops on high alert amid Wagner attempted coup in ~news

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    I think this is where a topic megathread label with similar rank modifiers as the exemplary post label would be helpful.

    I think this is where a topic megathread label with similar rank modifiers as the exemplary post label would be helpful.

  6. Comment on Tildes Userscript: Tildezy in ~tildes

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    You might be able to implement quick and dirty color blind profiles by using HSL colors. HSL uses a single parameter for the color (unlike rgb), so you’d just need to make profiles with different...

    You might be able to implement quick and dirty color blind profiles by using HSL colors. HSL uses a single parameter for the color (unlike rgb), so you’d just need to make profiles with different forbidden hue ranges. You lose non-rainbow colors by maxing out saturation and lightness, but it’s a start.

    2 votes
  7. Comment on Cambridge-Caltech team of scientists claim to have created synthetic human embryos from stem cells at conference; work not yet published in ~science

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    Could be, I’m not familiar enough with the process to say. I just wanted to cover the bases.

    Could be, I’m not familiar enough with the process to say. I just wanted to cover the bases.

    1 vote
  8. Comment on Bakers of Tildes, what do you like to bake, and for what type of occasion? in ~food

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    I found a gluten free bread recipe that actually makes decent bread! With the exception of a ok-warm-but-disappointing-cold bagel recipe I’ve been working on for a year or so, every previous...

    I found a gluten free bread recipe that actually makes decent bread! With the exception of a ok-warm-but-disappointing-cold bagel recipe I’ve been working on for a year or so, every previous attempt I made for the last ten years has turned out to be a bread brick, and the new recipe makes much better bagels than mine.

    1 vote
  9. Comment on Cambridge-Caltech team of scientists claim to have created synthetic human embryos from stem cells at conference; work not yet published in ~science

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    “Cambridge-Caltech team of scientists claim to have created synthetic human embryos from stem cells at conference; work not yet published or reviewed”? It’s on the wordy side, but it has the...

    “Cambridge-Caltech team of scientists claim to have created synthetic human embryos from stem cells at conference; work not yet published or reviewed”?

    It’s on the wordy side, but it has the important details.

    1 vote
  10. Comment on Email, calendar, todo, chat ... How are you keeping it all straight? in ~life

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    In my personal life, I use the iOS reminders app for checklists (I have a decent travel checklist, for example), and a calendar to schedule To-Do tasks. I have ADHD, so having a time scheduled...

    In my personal life, I use the iOS reminders app for checklists (I have a decent travel checklist, for example), and a calendar to schedule To-Do tasks. I have ADHD, so having a time scheduled with as many reminders as I need is really helpful.

    Professionally, I use a combination of Jira, Bitbucket, Edge’s tab groups feature, Outlook’s calendar, and Windows Sticky Notes. I keep a tab group with the Bitbucket PR list and the list of Jira tasks assigned to me, and another one with a tab for each task I’m working on that day. I keep checklists for things like how I like to approach different kinds of tasks and company processes in sticky notes on my computer’s desktop. I occasionally use Outlook reminders.

  11. Comment on US Supreme Court rejects challenge to Native American child welfare law in ~life

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    The Supreme Court on Thursday preserved the system that gives preference to Native American families in foster care and adoption proceedings of Native children, rejecting a broad attack from Republican-led states and white families who argued it is based on race.

    9 votes
  12. Comment on US Federal prosecutors reveal Proud Boys witness was informant in ~news

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    The issue is the informant was in contact with people around the defense:

    The issue is the informant was in contact with people around the defense:

    In her court filing, Hernandez said the unnamed informant participated in “prayer meetings” with relatives of at least one of the Proud Boys on trial and had discussions with family members about replacing one of the defense lawyers on the case. The informant also has been in contact with at least one of the defense lawyers and at least one of the five defendants, Hernandez wrote.

    4 votes
  13. Comment on How can I push/inspire myself to learn JavaScript and Node? in ~comp

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    A couple years ago, I switched from writing networked applications in C++ to writing user interfaces for network devices (very much a quality of life move). These devices have low enough resources...

    A couple years ago, I switched from writing networked applications in C++ to writing user interfaces for network devices (very much a quality of life move). These devices have low enough resources that the server just handles serving application files, authenticating users, and forwarding SNMP messages to and from the browser, meaning the client application has to do everything else. Browser JS is definitely capable of doing real work. (Use TypeScript, the type system hides 99% of JS’s infamous warts)

    2 votes
  14. Comment on A Dutch researcher named Frank Hoogerbeets had predicted the Türkiye earthquake two days before it had happened in ~enviro

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    I found this delightfully 2000s article from NASA about the potential for a planetary alignment causing an extreme tide, and it includes a table with tidal forces exerted on Earth by various...

    I found this delightfully 2000s article from NASA about the potential for a planetary alignment causing an extreme tide, and it includes a table with tidal forces exerted on Earth by various planetary bodies (search for “Maximum Tidal Forces of the Sun, Moon, and Planets on the Earth”). The forces of the Sun and Moon are each four and five orders of magnitude greater than the force exerted by the next two planets, Venus and Jupiter (and remember, these are maximums). WRT effects on tides:

    Even when the two [Earth and Venus] are separated by their minimum distance of 0.3 AU, which happens every year and a half on average, Venus increases the size of our ocean tides by less than 0.005 cm.

    Additionally, since the subtext of all this is repetitive stress’ effect on the Earth’s crust, the forces from the Sun and Moon each have a roughly 24 hour periods, compared to periods on the scale of years for the planets.

    I’m satisfied that the tidal forces from the planets are incapable of causing an earthquake that the Sun’s and Moon’s tidal force couldn’t.

    7 votes
  15. Comment on What have you been eating, drinking, and cooking? in ~food

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    I have a homebrew apple wine and hydromel (beer-ish ABV mead) that came out decent after a few months of aging.

    I have a homebrew apple wine and hydromel (beer-ish ABV mead) that came out decent after a few months of aging.

    3 votes
  16. Comment on Megathread for news/updates/discussion about Musk's takeover of Twitter – Part 1 in ~tech

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    I’m wondering what Musk’s investment partners think about all this, and how soon they’ll take action publicly.

    I’m wondering what Musk’s investment partners think about all this, and how soon they’ll take action publicly.

    5 votes
  17. Comment on Megathread for news/updates/discussion of Russian invasion of Ukraine - April 20-21 in ~news

  18. Comment on EU triggers mechanism to strip Hungary of billions worth of budget funds in ~news

  19. Comment on One Vladimir Putin move and behold: West’s unity tightens overnight in ~misc