A very interesting article about translating Clue, a gender-neutral period tracker, into other languages: https://helloclue.com/articles/culture/word-nerds-and-gender-benders
Despite all the Discourse about x and e, it seems the good old-fashioned @ isn't dead yet
(I used the app back in the day; it's not pink and flowery, you can highly customize what things to track, and the informative blurbs cite academic sources!) 🐘
#Arachtober 29: the subtle beauty of a Zygiella missing sector orbweaver. 🐦
they both may well have been venomless "dry" bites. the spiders were both somewhat tentative, feeling around first, like "this doesn't *feel* like food...it's not moving away...guess I'll give it a try"
disclaimers: don't try this at home, etc., etc., these spiders are not considered medically significant, they are not aggressive, you basically have to be actively trying to get them to bite you (in this case by luring them out with a feather and substituting my finger)
went for evening walk in park to feel autumnal
moon doing a peek
dream of gross body stuff
oh, and washing my face, but the thick outer layer of skin was peeling off and coming off in soft chunks leaving fresh skin beneath, similar to how my fingertips peel when I go shopping too much (because of having to use too much hand sanitizer, I think)
it was oddly satisfying, though uneven
I haven’t loved using a terminal font more than I have with Iosevka. Like it works amazing at small and super BIG sizes and of course, solid ligature support. (https://v2.jacky.wtf/post/277c47aa-2b21-458d-ac05-b4c7ff2649a5)
This twitter thread from the Caves Of Qud devs about how they keep the alt-right out of their game community is worth reading.