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Dies ist mein erster Toot.
Er wurde maschinell erstellt und ist ohne Unterschrift gültig.

Wenn man seine Arbeit vor sich her schiebt und dabei Podcasts hört:

Heute habe ich gelernt, dass eine größere Menge Autos mit Warnblinker in Brasilien bedeutet, dass dort eine Trauergesellschaft auf dem Weg zur Beerdigung ist.

volle s-bahn, aber sitzplätze bleiben ungenutzt, weil panoramafenster ohne klimaanlage ne scheissidee sind.

umsteigebahnhof.
mehrere busstationen, aber von schattensitzplätzen keine spur.

wieso?
weil die 'stadtmöbelierung' werbefirmen überlassen wird, für die ne bushaltestelle vorrangig nen plakataufsteller ist.

#allesanzünden und von grundauf neu, und zwar OHNE limosinenpolitiker im aufsichtsrat/vorstand, der da nur die pension abgreift, von der wir alle nur träumen können!

Ich lese immer wieder, dass die Corona-Zahlen ungenau seien, weil sich so viele nicht mehr testen lassen. Nunja, so sieht das aus, wenn man sich testen lassen möchte, weil man Corona hat: "Mit Symptomen darfst du nicht ins Testzentrum. Beim Arzt wirst du mit Corona auch abgelehnt, nur telefonische Krankschreibung. Fazit PCR Test nirgendwo möglich. Um später wieder in Pflegeheime etc zu dürfen brauchst du aber einer Genesenennachweis."

Witzig. Erste #Schulen rufen beim #Belwue an, dass ihr #Internet nicht mehr geht. 😅

"Haben sie die Kündigungsmail nicht gelesen?"

"Mails? Äh... nein, sowas lesen wir nicht."

🙈

You are in an #IPv6-only Network without NAT64 and cannot access addons.mozilla.org, because it is only available via IPv4 to get an Ad-blocker? No big problem. A small survey shows that many Adds depend on IPv4.

Mehr Grün in der Stadt? Tja, geht nicht.

"Doch gerade dort, wo sich die Hitze am meisten in Trier sammelt, sei es schwierig, etwas zu unternehmen. Die Einkaufsstraßen z. B. könnten nicht mit Bäumen bepflanzt werden, weil im Boden einerseits römisches Erbe schlummere, sich Keller und Parkhäuser befänden oder Gas, Strom und Internet sowie Wasser und Abwasserleitungen verlaufen, sagt Hollweg. Für Baumwurzeln sei da kein Platz." (SWR)

Kann man nix machen. Römisches Erbe und Internet und so...

In #Threema Libre gibt es keine einzige Zeile Code, die eine proprietäre Softwarebibliothek von Google oder anderen Drittanbietern voraussetzt. Und: Threema Libre gibt es nun in F-Droid. Vorbildlich!

threema.ch/de/blog/posts/three

Das ist eine durchaus berechtigte Frage. Die ist aber leider rhetorisch und eher nicht als Handlungsanweisung zu verstehen, oder?

Alter... die zwei Videos, die ich eben retrötet habe, sind doch Computeranimiert! Oder?!

Große Boulevards mit viel Grün und ohne Autos? Für mich seit Jahrzehnten eine Utopie, die jetzt real wird. Halt nur nicht in Deutschland...

terminei a importação dos edicios do Bairro de Lourdes em Fortaleza foram mais de 2.165 edificios e 2 dias de trabalho

@vtel57@diasp.org:

What's the strangest thing you've ever found in a book?


Here's my story...

About 20 years ago or so, I was at a Salvation Army auction one morning. They were selling of tons (literally) of junk they'd had donated to them over the last few years or so; stuff that wasn't easily sold in their actual stores. A lot of it was good stuff, too.

One thing that immediately caught my eye was a pallet (6' high, 4' wide X 4' wide) of nothing but boxed up hardcover books. I looked through some of the books in the top boxes and realized that there were some very old, and often valuable, books in this boxes. I decided I'd bid on it a bit and see where it goes.

The auctioneer kept bringing up lot after lot, but not the pallet of books. I was getting impatient by the time the morning wore on. Finally, when he'd pretty much sold everything that was in the yard back there that morning, he brought up the pallet of books. There was only a small crowd of folks left by then (about 20 or so). He described the contents of the pallet briefly by saying, "Here you go, folks... a bunch of books".

He looked around at the faces in the crowd and said, "I'm opening the bidding at one dollar." I about shit myself. I bid the $1 immediately to get things rolling. Well, after I bid, he looked around and said, "Once, twice, sold that man there for $1." I just laughed... and wondered how the Hell I was going to get this pallet home and what I was going to do with all those books.

When I asked the auctioneer afterwards why he'd let it go so cheaply, he said, "Did you see anyone trampling you to get in a bid?" I said no, I didn't. His reply, with a smirk on his face, was, "Gotta' know your audience in this job."

Well, needless to say, I got the books home and spent a few years going through them and selling some, giving some away, etc. However, that's not the point of this story. The point was finding things in books. So, with that in mind...

There were quite a few books in this collection that had the name of a fellow in them. His name was Charles Lounsbury. He was evidently a well-educated man; many of his books were text books from Cornell University. Anyway, whilst thumbing through one of them one day, a small business card fell out into my lap. It was a dentist's appointment card for Mr. Lounsbury. It also had his address and phone number on it.

Just for grins and giggles, I called the number on the card. An older-sounding man answered on the first ring. I said "Hello" and gave my name. I then asked the fellow if he was Charles Lounsbury. He said he was indeed. I told him about all the books I'd bought and how I had found this dentist appointment card in one of them. He was BLOWN AWAY immediately upon hearing about the books.

He told me that his sister had possession of his personal library at the time of her death, but he had not spoken with her in many years. When she died, it seems that someone cleaning out her house had donated all her possessions, including Charles' books, to the Salvation Army. Mr Lounsbury was very interested in possibly seeing his books again. He was wanting to leave some of them to his grandchildren upon his demise.

I made a date for him to drive from Sarasota, FL up to my home in Tampa and take whichever of his books he wanted back. The following Saturday he showed up. He was absolutely amazed to find all his books in the middle of my living room (huge stack of books, here's a sampling):



Anyway, he picked out 10 of 15 of his prized books and asked if he could take them. I, of course, said yes... for sure. After that we sat and had some coffee and he told me his life story. It was a wonderful afternoon! Charles and I became pretty good friends after that for about 10 or so years, until his death at age 88.

It's amazing, sometimes, the things you find in books. :)

*This posting previously published on my blog:

Nocturnal Slacker v2.0 | Letters to the void…

Terrify your CISO in 5 words.

"We gave SALES admin rights"

"What is the .encrypted extension?"

"You are trending on twitter"

"The board accepted the risk"

Ich hab nichts gegen Bayern. Ein paar meiner besten Freunde sind Bayern.


RT @Perowinger94@twitter.com

Die FDP erzählt uns dauernd eine Übergewinnsteuer für Energiekonzerne sei nicht möglich und das #9EuroTicket auf Dauer zu teuer, während in Spanien genau das demnächst eingeführt wird, um damit kostenlose Zugfahrten bis 300km zu finanzieren.

🐦🔗: twitter.com/Perowinger94/statu

@andrej „Einen Wald pflanzen ist kompliziert und teuer? Auf keinen Fall! Wir zeigen, wie man mit etwas Zeit und Handarbeit einen Wald ohne Geld und ohne eigenes Grundstück pflanzt – legal oder illegal, aber auf jeden Fall zu Recht!“
Wie man illegal einen Wald pflanzt

176 Seiten, Klappenbroschur, 18 Euro (DE), ISBN: 978-3-948923-18-1

katapult-verlag.de/programm/97

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