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Happy Discardia!

September's Discardian season focuses on the power of quality over quantity.

On that theme, here's a post from back when things were generally a bit less intense, which is just as true today:
You have permission not to do everything.
discardia.com/2015/09/30/you-s

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The Framework laptop is the first laptop to ever score a 10/10 from Ifixit for repairability. But it's no thick-as-a-brick throwback the size of a 2005 Thinkpad - it's approximately the same dimensions as a MacBook.

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Tux is the official Linux kernel mascot mainly because he embodies Linus: techrepublic.com/article/tux-a

Xenia is an increasingly popular mascot mainly because she embodies the larger community's diversity & the transitions & transformations it enabled: xenia-linux-site.glitch.me/ #Linux30

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Pick 2-3 small tasks and get them done so that you feel a sense of accomplishment.

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Today, while doing yard work, I dislodged a large moth from its hiding place. It crawled onto my gloved hands and sat still while I walked it to a new hiding place.
I like to keep in practice.

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Listen to an audio book. There are lots of public domain ones here: librivox.org/

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Twitch, a PSA, :boost_requested: 

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You can turn off the news and sign off social media for a bit. It's okay.

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Commit to posting mostly or only positive things on your favored social media site for a while.

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Listen to the wind, the rain, the sound of a crackling fire. IRL if you can and with an app if you can't.

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Palate cleanser. Sunset lighthouse, CMY children’s markers on A3. Line width about 1.3mm. Consider my Patreon.

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Useful blog post on how to rate books.

alexkourvo.com/2021/09/02/how-

Fits well with Amazon's "three stars is a negative review" algorithm.

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How can you reduce the amount of social media you're consuming?

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I logged out of the hellsite in less than 5 minutes, give me kudos.

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TL;DR: Writers are human beings, not coin-op dispensing machines. Don’t act like entitled dickwads, and don’t steal our work.

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I hate that Amazon has trained people to feel *entitled* to scream at authors for “not producing fast enough” while simultaneously undercutting whatever said authors might get paid for their hard work.

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