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Covid 

The number one risk factor for long covid is catching covid. But people not including it in their calculus is severely distorting their
risk assessment and behavior.

I value my long term cardiovascular health and mental acuity—and need them both to be a "productive member of society" (assuming that's a goal)—as much as I value not being killed or hospitalized.

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Covid 

Had a conversation with someone recently where they were reflecting on how they don't have "risk factors" for covid and so they're less concerned about getting it, but they understand other people aren't in that position.

I didn't want to get into it, but years of focusing on dying or ICU as the only material consequences of covid have made it impossible for people to grasp the risk of long covid. We don't know the risk factors for long covid. We don't know why some get it and some don't.

Weird how we're into our third year of a disabling pandemic and there no political party even making halfhearted attempts to argue for a comprehensive social safety net for people who get ill, and other thoughts one has on a bus with someone who is coughing.

Jfyi if you don't cw trans genocide news I can't follow you

Everything feels a little sluggish even though the server has the exact same specs. Maybe it's just a cacheing issue? We'll see if it sorts itself out—i probably have to (re)do some fine tuning that didn't carry over from the previous configuration.

I feel like *growth hacking* and *community* are, mostly, mutually incompatible goals and mindsets.

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I don't run this server to Do Numbers.

If anything, it's the opposite.

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Yeeted the fake "I don't like it" option from the report-a-post dialog. (It doesn't actually let you file a report!) Thanks @darius !

Very not into the new "stats" on the masto admin page. A page of shit I don't care about. Thanks I hate it.

The thing about running mastodon is that you have to be an expert in telling the difference between warnings you can ignore, and warnings that will mean nobody can load anything.

Mnpol 

Follow @WedgeLIVE for coverage of a candidate trying to prevent DFL endorsement of Ilhan Omar

First big test of the new bus departure display and all realtime scheduling seems to be busted.

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