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Are there any US-based freelancers/contractors here who have tips on managing taxes outside of Intuit's software?

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Becoming a parent means your current self dies, and you have to re-learn how to live. And most people never get there.

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1. Consider how you would solve your immediate problem without adding anything new.
2. Doing what everybody else is doing feels like the safest thing, making it the most competitive, and thus the riskiest.
3. A person is wealthy in proportion to the things they can do without.

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So I made a Liberapay if you want to support this brand new broadcast platform that is Neuvoids :tealheart:

liberapay.com/Neuvoids/

A call to the elementary OS users out there: how do I enable Japanese IME input? I can't seem to get it working :(

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Google, Microsoft, and Amazon are helping oil companies accelerate the discovery and extraction of fossil fuels, like right now…

youtube.com/watch?v=v3n8txX314

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It's telling of the situtation that we're in when you can't even read the IPCC assessment reports on climate change without a top of the line computer, the latest version of chrome and javascript enabled.

Re. Australia bushfires, CC 

The smoke from the Sydney bushfires is travelling as far here in Auckland NZ and giving everything a faint orange glow. It’s very unsettling and I pray that you Aussies stay safe.
How poorly we have treated this planet...

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Ecocide 

"While LTFR (Long-Term Fire Retardant) can control fires, it may cause long‐term changes in soil nutrient availabilities, disrupt plant interactions with beneficial soil microbes, and exasperate invasion by some exotic plants."

esajournals.onlinelibrary.wile

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Anyone on Merveilles using Delta? I have started testing it out now and am liking the concept behind the system - tom@tomhackshaw.com

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Anxiously awaiting the arrival of Windows 10 20H1 (slated for March/April) so that I can start using WSL 2 at work.

Also keeping my finger on the pulse of efforts to get NixOS added to the Windows Store: github.com/NixOS/nixpkgs/issue

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This is a hard time of year for many of us.

US Suicide Hotline: 1-800-273-8255

Online chat: chat.suicidepreventionlifeline

More lines for regions, parents, teens, LGBTQA, veterans, Native Americans, etc: suicidehotlines.com/national.h

Share however you see fit.

View of the skyline last night before the fireworks

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Happy New Years, hope you all have a safe and restful time ^^

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Improved navigation on grimgrains.com This includes jump links in the nutrition and tools pages, as well as a link to skip the long list of ingredients to access the recipes at the bottom of the page.

I don’t want to become locked into these silos anymore, I hate feeling like I don’t have control over my own data

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Merveilles is a community project aimed at the establishment of new ways of speaking, seeing and organizing information — A culture that seeks augmentation through the arts of engineering and design. A warm welcome to any like-minded people who feel these ideals resonate with them.