DS9, not cursed 

Watching Total Recall for the first time. And I’m likeβ€”oh is this????

DS9, not cursed 

Watching Total Recall for the first time. And I’m likeβ€”oh is this????

putting "just fuck me up with some broccoli" on the shopping list if you want to know how my weekend is going

putting "just fuck me up with some broccoli" on the shopping list if you want to know how my weekend is going

Everything is really hard and library workers really really want to get you the things you need. Being yelled at in the best of times is hard and these are not the best of times. So remembering that it's people caring, but doing so really loudly... that helps.

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Yesterday one of our ADs pleasantly startled me by characterizing some of the rather harsh complaints about our COVID response (no we can't just business as usual, sorry!!!) as "People caring very loudly" about our work. Apparently it's Leslie Knope quote. I'm gonna hold onto that for the future.

lockdown - mental health 

I read somewhere that the most common time for big mental health dips during intense sustained pressure is the 6 month mark.

We're just now hitting the 6 month mark of covid, and the TL seems to be reflecting that.

The good news is that this sensation passes as long as you can hold steady through the next 3-4 weeks.

countering bad medical advice on Twitter 

It is quite possible that analogue insulin has saved more lives than CGMSs have in fact

we should really be talking about how analogue insulin only costs a couple bucks more per vial to produce πŸ™ƒ

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countering bad medical advice on Twitter 

perennial reminder that any suggestion that diabetics use β€œ$25 Walmart insulin” needs to come with the critically important accompanying suggestion to either see a doctor, consult a diabetes counselor, or consult response curves to come up with a reasonably safe plan to switch if none of the above are possible

not β€œRT this to save a life”

that insulin has fallen out of use for a reason and is not safe to just up and switch to (nor is it easy to use)

Listening to a 4-part podcast β€œMy Year in Mensa” which promises to be horrifying and offer rubbernecking.

me: I want to be a better artist

rational brain: then practice more

me: fuck off

im crying this is report number 1337. it's a blessing from the kinky hacker goddess

Quote of the year from this dude who is sick of people’s shit

You can tell a lot about someone's lot in life based on if their worries about AI tech are "AI will take all our freedoms" or "AI will be used to reinforce the already ongoing theft of our freedoms"
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