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It is done. Please be advised that it is full of sarcasm and uses fictional scenarios to project dystopian possibilities behind these technologies based on trends today.

https://ko-fi.com/post/Crypto-Web-3-0-Possible-Scenarios-A0A480SEP

If you write dystopias you might get inspired. If you write solarpunk. Take the scenarios and shatter them for me. I'll read it and smile.

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Viking jacket at work - selfie no EC 

Spouse in Viking wrap jacket and Roman style cap. It wasn't just the Vikings who wore wrap coats. They're actually based on an Asian steppe style jacket. History bounding for warmth and style.

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climate change, immigration 

A lot of climate change talk is about trees and plastics and fuels and whatnot and ofc they are relevant, but I don't hear talk about the biggest human impact of climate change, besides death & poverty: *immigration*.

A *huge* amount of people will be displaced. Climate change *will* happen. Are we ready for that immigration? Are we talking about immigration advocacy? Has the West, and let's be real, their Eastern allies, stopped killing immigrants in seas and camps?

Got lucky today

Wordle 206 3/6

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Spouse got to wear the Viking wrap jacket to work this morning! She wore it as a midlayer under a hiviz work jacket as an outer shell. Today it's +8 F (-12 C), so it was a pretty good test. She says the wool blanket material is warmer than synthetic fleece, but she wasn't sweating either, so that's a win! Now she's just wearing it like a sweater at work, because they don't heat her office very well. I'm really happy with how the wrap front closure went, it looks really warm and cozy!

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Eye contact selfie - project reveal 

I have sewn the Viking wrap jacket! There are no buttons, no zippers, no lining. I really like this design! It's very simple construction. I needed to get it done quick because of the cold, but I finished all the seams and did a pretty good job. I'm getting better at pattern drafting, too. No major surprises!

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the recent sub zero (F) weather has necessitated pushing a wool wrap jacket to the front of the que. Spent 3 days drafting this pattern. I've pin fit it, I have measured 8 times and now it time to be brave and cut the wool!

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dealing with racists 

lilithsaintcrow.com/about-lili

"you know that isn't true" can in fact be the very last thing you ever have to say to someone in good faith.
from there out, just take actions to cut them out of your life.
it hurts.
do it anyway, as long as you're safe (physically/financially. 'being uninvited from Christmas dinner' doesn't count.) to do so.

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This week on my podcast, I read my latest *Locus Magazine* column, "Science Fiction is a Luddite Literature," an essay about the historically unsupportable libel that turned "Luddite" into a slur.

https://locusmag.com/2022/01/cory-doctorow-science-fiction-is-a-luddite-literature/

Far from rejecting technology out of some reactionary fear, the Luddites instead demanded a renegotiation of the *social relations* governing that the new textile machines of the industrial revolution.

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Post Surgery Recovery, IBS, Gut Biome, Beans (+) 

Last week I had falafel, bean burritos and salad with chickpeas for the first time in years. I'm literally crying I'm so happy! I'm going to add beans back into my diet, first with beans low in galactans; sprouted beans, canned lentils, tempeh and tofu (not silken) and get me some Beano! 4/4

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Post Surgery Recovery, IBS, Gut Biome, Beans (+) 

I decided to go back on probiotics full time and add in as much fiber, probiotic and prebiotic foods as I could; prune juice, whole grains, fiber, oat yogurt, live culture saurkraut (some of which are high FODMAP but which I can eat). After a year on this diet I tested for beans and I could digest them again!!! 3/4

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Post Surgery Recovery, IBS, Gut Biome, Beans (+) 

I started to get more inflamation and the doctors advice was just to stop eating the foods that triggered cramping (FODMAP diet, low in fermentable saccharides.) But then I was stuck on this low fiber, high meat, typical Western diet. And guess what? I gained weight, felt terrible any my digestion was getting worse! What to do? 2/4

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Post Surgery Recovery, IBS, Gut Biome, Beans (+) 

A few years ago I had two big surgeries within two years and had to take a broad spectrum antibiotic both times. That played havoc with my gut biome, even with taking probiotics after. I got Irritable Bowel Syndrome. I couldn't eat beans since they made the cramping much worse. Stopping eating beans helped in the short term but made things worse in the long run 1/4

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@ewankeep @alpine_thistle
Ive not read the book, but read some of his articles.
I find his outlook / prescriptions too focused on markets & individualism. I think many socieites have headed too far in that direction and we could do with organising more stuff as collaborative #commons again.

I'm inspired by the German spin of the community supported agriculture model, known as #solawi

@bhaugen has written a nice post about them (with links to good infos)
https://write.as/economic-networks/a-fractal-economy

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garbanzo beans 

Me: opening can of garbanzo beans

Cat: TUNA! (purr...bunt) :blobcat:

Me: Smell. It's not tuna. It's beans.

Cat: What the hell is this? You promised me tuna. You OWE me tuna.

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Seeing results makes me wonder--who is developing federated games?

I did a tech! 

I got home made soup out of the deal, too! :)

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