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Hello! This is a drawing I stopped working on a lot of time ago, but now it's finally done. Yay!

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Holy cow. Remember the Dakota Access Pipeline? So many lifetimes ago? Which got AOC on the path to the House? The Standing Rock tribe just won a major victory; the Army Corps of Engineers was wrong to go forward without considering their concerns, court says.

https://www.commondreams.org/news/2020/03/25/huge-victory-standing-rock-sioux-tribe-federal-court-rules-dapl-permits-violated-law

 


 

If you have Amazon Prime, you have access to Twitch Prime (as Twitch is wholly owned by Amazon). A perk of Twitch Prime is you get one subscription to a streamer of your choice, at no cost to you.

Even if you never watch streams, please use this subscription. I would of course be very happy if you subscribed to our channel, but please just subscribe to -someone-. Don't leave that 5 bucks on Jeff Bezos' table.

 

Since with the emergency one of the goods that's difficult to find is yeast, here's a link with a few ways to grow your own. Has anyone ever tried this?

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For folks who want something Patreon-esque but don't want to deal with Patreon and its various issues, this new alternative might be worth looking into: https://medium.com/@jessevondoom/introducing-substation-cd9612d04f82

It seems to be a middleware API that lets you handle your own payments and manage the communications/perks/levels yourself.

Right now I am not in a situation where I need/want to look into this further but others might want to.

 

Greg James on Twitter: "THIS THIS THIS OVER AND OVER AGAIN. THIS. Please watch and share. Brilliantly and simply put. https://t.co/LAlAvq0jg7" / Twitter

Greg James @gregjames on Twitter

THIS THIS THIS OVER AND OVER AGAIN. THIS. Please watch and share. Brilliantly and simply put.

From Channel 4 Dispatches
4:27 PM · Mar 22, 2020


 

I'm going to post a long thread on how to cope better if you're stuck indoors at the moment. I've been housebound by disability for a long while now, and sporadically housebound due to depression and agoraphobia before that. These are things that have improved how I deal with that. This is not gonna make houseboundness painless for you but it might help you cope. Disabled comrades are welcome to share their own advice to this thread.


(Can't see thread on friendica, you need to go to the original mastodon link)

 

Linux native gaming!

"Iron Danger" (RPG / Steampunk / Fantasy / Nordic).

Feature trailer is here / game release 25.3.2020.

Based on The Kalevala which inspired one J.R.R. Tolkien heavily.

A tactical combat game with a unique time manipulation mechanic.

A never before seen combination that combines the tactical depth of turn-based games with the exciting action of real-time games. Check out the trailer and be intrigued.

==> https://youtu.be/Etqjr0OzVF0

Wishlist on Steam now! ==> https://store.steampowered.com/app/899310/Iron_Danger/



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YouTube: Iron Danger - Feature Trailer (Daedalic Entertainment)



 

I have a request: can you take your phone out to place where you can hear the @birds sing and just record a few seconds (30s?) using whatever app you have to record some audio. I don’t mind video. But I care about the soundscape right now.
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Pizza


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ho letto che in diversi posti c'è carenza di lievito (e di farina), e che alcuni parlavano appunto di farsi il lievito in casa. Ammetto che sarei curioso di sapere come funziona
 
Le persone giuste a cui chiedere, i veri esperti fra i nostri amici, sono Lavinia & Enrico... Una volta mi avevano anche brevemente spiegato, ma non ricordo bene. Qualcosa sul prendere la buccia della pera come punto di partenza.

 

I thought I'd share some reasonable tips on looking at the current numbers and caveats:

1. Countries have different populations, so look at cases per millions of inhabitants, such as:

https://ourworldindata.org/grapher/total-confirmed-cases-of-covid-19-per-million-people (click on chart, set it to log mode instead of linear and add countries)

2. There is a very strong correlation between testing and cases discovered, so you can't directly compare highly tested vs low test coverage countries: https://ourworldindata.org/grapher/tests-vs-confirmed-cases-covid-19-per-million

 

RT @_Yaniir_@twitter.activitypub.actor
These D&D patches I designed are still available! The crafter who embroiders them, @threadmancer@twitter.com, relies on convention sales for income like so many independent makers, and could use the help! Go get yourself some rad D&D patches!

https://www.etsy.com/listing/692445770/small-direwoodxthreadmancer-tabletop-rpg
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Waffles! #
125g Soft butter
100g White sugar
10g Vanilla sugar
3 Eggs
250g Wheat flour
1 Pinch of salt
1 Small spoon baking powder
200ml Milk

Stir well and happy baking.

Serve e.g. with sugar/cinnamon.

 

Shoutout to @Mx Anthropy and her # posts!
I like cooking and since I have a lot more time for that (and my 9yo daughter loves helping), I'll maybe write up some posts of what I am up to. It's inspiring to see other people cook and learn new recipes :D
 
I'm always happy to share! 🙂 And yes, please do post anything you've been doing. The inspiration is always good, IMO!
 
I made some bread and a very easy carrot cake that came out really soft and tasty, too bad I didn't take pictures. This weekend I'd like to try make pizza from scratch, and probably some other kind of cake :D

 

Does anyone have good alternatives for Teamviewer, for remote access of 3-5 Windows PCs that are on a new FTTP circuit where the providers won't give direct access to the router and discourage opening the firewall?

I would even purchase Teamviewer but its too expensive and the pricing structures of other services are unclear. At max 3 PCs would have remote connections active..

Anyone know of a good solution, preferably Europe based, with good privacy/encryption (GDPR compliant?)

 

"Il labirinto del fauno" è sempre un filmone. 🧚🏻‍♀️

Lo trovate qui, grazie al cinema Arsenale di Pisa: https://www.arsenalecinema.com/

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A new sale on itchio of my games! The Wouldn't It Be Nice? sale hopefully will cover any of my COVID-19 testing costs and related expenses. Wouldn't that be nice? for all my games on PDF!

Runs the length of a quarantine so get it while it's good ;)

https://itch.io/s/28845/wouldnt-it-be-nice-sale

 

"Volunteers 3D-Print Unobtainable ,000 Valve For author='r҉ustic cy͠be̸rpu̵nk🤠🤖' profile='https://mastodon.social/users/cypnk' avatar='https://nerdica.net/photo/f5623daabef8ccb35cc16b5b06339de8-5.png?ts=1584540027' guid='52acf9cd-bc27309b265a7073-f95e975e' posted='2020-03-18 12:01:10' link='https://mastodon.social/@cypnk/103843946196936849' To Keep Covid-19 Patients Alive; Original Manufacturer Threatens To Sue"

Reminder: We're living in a new age of robber barrons

https://www.techdirt.com/articles/20200317/04381644114/volunteers-3d-print-unobtainable-11000-valve-1-to-keep-covid-19-patients-alive-original-manufacturer-threatens-to-sue.shtml


 

Given how many people are now learning about # / #, I wrote down some of the lessons I've learned in 15+ years of working remotely - https://www.disruptivetelephony.com/2020/03/remote-working-the-benefits-disadvantages-and-some-lessons-learned-in-15-years.html

(What other lessons have you learned if you work remotely?)

 

here y'all go, a picture of my receipt from back when grocery stores still had banananananananas.
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• Meditate
• Plant some seeds
• Read a book
• Clean your bathroom
• Write a novella
• Play chess over the internet
• Marie Kondo your bedroom
• Sing
• Long distance movie night
• Organise your kitchen cupboards
• Go WIkipedia diving and learn something new

 

I will, as they say, be in my bunk.

I actually had them all already, but I appreciate the thought.

Thank you, Stjepan Šejić!

(Obligatory 'there is sex in these' warning.)

 

1 Some ppl will be their worst, but most will be their best.
2 We're in this together. Always.
3 Remote work should always be an option.
4 Health care can't be privatized.
5 Borders are bullshit, but travelling is always a privilege that may get restricted.
6 Ppl with children need way more help than they get rn.
7 Technology won't save us.
8 Knowledge will save us.
9 Waiting rooms were a terrible idea.
10 We'll always have music. # #

 

Steampunk without commentary on the exploitative machinations of imperialism is not steampunk.

Cyberpunk without commentary on capitalism's efforts to buy the world out from under us is not cyberpunk.

Solarpunk without commentary on how to grow a brighter future for everyone instead of submitting to gloom is not solarpunk.

These three make a trifecta of how capitalism took over, what can happen if it continues, and how to prevent it from doing so. What was, is, and still could be.

 

I'm almost done coloring Soldier/Sailor and I'm so excited and can't wait to get this bad boy printed.

http://www.patreon.com/micahdraws

Soldier/Sailor is an upcoming # # # about two superheroes that fall in love. We got angst, we got romance, we got action and "action" and everything in between! I'm excited!

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Jacob and Armon from Soldier/Sailor holding hands as they smile at each other and walk toward the camera

 

Hi guys! I’m offering portrait/bust commissions similar to the ones below at each. If you’re interested, send me an email here >> ningouini@gmail.com

Payment is up-front and only via Paypal (USD). For personal use only. Thanks very much for your time.

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Things Covid has proven:

1. The job you were told couldn't be done remotely can be done remotely

2. Many disabled workers could have been working from home, but corporations just didn't want them to.

3. Internet is a utility, not a luxury.

4. Universal healthcare is a necessity.


 

It seems like a lot of people are uncertain about what symptoms coronavirus actually has, so I thought I'd share this info I found from the WHO/CDC. Especially because it's not like all the other illnesses are on vacation, and it's best not to panic if you happen to get sick.

Firstly, if you're sneezing and have a blocked nose, you do not have coronavirus. You have a cold.

Secondly, if you have a headache, fatigue, and muscular aches, it's more likely that you have flu. These are common symptoms of influenza but only sometimes present in coronavirus infections.

The symptom to watch for is shortness of breath. Only coronavirus causes this. It's a respiratory infection which can cause pneumonia. This is what makes it dangerous, so watch out for it.

Advice is to seek medical help if you have difficulty breathing or have an uncontrollably high fever.

Otherwise, stay home, keep hydrated, and get plenty of rest.
This is a chart, but it's probably best for me to summarise it in the image description. Coronavirus commonly causes fever and coughing, sometimes causes fatigue, muscle aches, sore throat, headaches, and shortness of breath, and rarely causes a stuffy nose or diarrhea. It does not cause sneezing. As I said above, the key difference with colds is that coronavirus does not cause sneezing. The key difference with flu is that flu is much more likely to cause headaches, fatigue, and muscular aches. Only coronavirus causes shortness of breath.


 

Your conscience never stops you from doing anything. It just stops you from enjoying it.

 

Apparently some Pyrex cookware can explode if exposed to sudden temperature changes

 

Would anyone else be interested in an !RPG forum here on friendica?

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@Patrick Marchiodi - there was one on dice.camp, and it got little movement. One of the reasons is that it's only Friendica and there's a lot of traffic on Diaspora and Mastodon. In a separate discussion, we looked at a tag to use to make threads more easy to follow, and settled on #. I'm also trying something with a QOTD to get some discussion started and to get people more used to tagging members of the community to set up sort of a defacto lost of people in the community.

If anyone wants to be added to that list, let me know!
 
I saw your QOTD and that's what made me think if a forum could have sense. I didn't know the quasi-official tag to follo was tabletop, gonna add that to the ones I follow, thanks.
Hashtags have the advantage of functioning both on diaspora and mastodon (even though users of those communities can't see each other's posts), but one has to remember using them when talking about tabletop games! ^^
 
And sorry... I confused my instances! The one that I was referencing was on rpgtable.top. There's also boardgames@social.isurf.ca, but it hasn't received traffic in quite a while :(