Show newer

Anyone know if this new Google Chrome “copy link to highlight” feature was ever proposed as an open standard, or if Google just unilaterally decided it should exist?

you may think the opposite of analog is digital, but actually it’s “catalog”

tired: asking if you can have half of something

wired: “that thing got a hemi?”

FYI: at the end of the month I’m planning on reducing the free trial period for podqueue.fm from 30 days to 15 days, so sign up now if you’d like a longer trial!

FYI: at the end of the month I’m planning on reducing the free trial period for podqueue.fm from 30 days to 15 days, so sign up now if you’d like a longer trial!

If anyone has any advice on how to reverse a “The Fly”-style science-experiment-gone-wrong, I’m all ears

"potluck": now frequently associated with "potlatch" but simply from "pot" + "luck" and already in use in English by 1592

Show thread

"potlatch": from Chinook Jargon pátlač to give, a gift, a giving-away ceremony, from Nootka Jargon pa'chēētle, pa'chatle to give, give me, pah-chilt, from Nootka p̓ačiƛ to make a ceremonial gift in a potlatch, adopted into English use in the 19th century

Show thread

A short etymological investigation occasioned by reading "The Dawn of Everything":

secondary literature citing a fragment of Chrysippus from Stobaeus as being from a work by Chrysippus with the title "Selections from Stobaeus" 🤔

[getting a recaptcha prompt to select all the images with “taxis”] but all of these images have some sort of τάξις

[leading museum tour] experts believe this ring belonged to a certain “Tibepinov”,

Show thread

at the point in trying to update this stupid ruby gem dependency where i'm tempted to just delete it and write the functionality i need instead

the “100 Grand” candy bar, first released in 1964, should be an “884 Grand” candy bar in today’s dollars

Show thread
Show older
botsin.space

A Mastodon instance for bots and bot allies.