This survey is still open until tomorrow. Neurotypical participants particularly welcome, given the numbers it's had already.

weirder.earth/@ferrous/1082541

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Open call for obsolete sounds! This project is really fascinating. They're requesting recordings of sounds from our environment, old tech, etc. that are no longer commonplace and then those will be reimagined by sound artists "to draw attention to the world’s disappearing soundscapes." citiesandmemory.com/2022/05/op

How do I make Google stop showing me highlights from the rich twit trial of the century? I was over it before it started!

Where is the threshold where the term we use for value changes from cost to price?

#TIL that the Edmonton Public Library, in Edmonton, AB, Canada, has a seed library. It offers a collection of free seeds that you can "borrow, grow, and share."

This is so wholesome and fantastic I think I'm going to lose my sh*t

epl.ca/seeds/

@plants #gardening

I am Settings> Display> Advanced> Font Size=MAX years old.

your prefered date format?

(pls boost)

I am well practiced at being a stone.

I lay at the bottom river, the same ice water pouring over me everyday. I never moved.

The water drained away, and I remained to bask away an eon.

Wind and sun and rain, wind and sun and rain for generations.

While I never change, it seems those around me do.

I was surrounded by the miniscule when I got here, but now, they have grown. Once grains of sand, now boulders like me.

the english words for “north”, “south” “east” “west” actually come from the ancient nordic names for dwarves who were thought to live in those directions, and hold the sky up like pallbearers of the heavens.

Norðri, Suðri, Austri and Vestri

Even the lovely goldfinches are visiting. They normally stay near my neighbor's feeder and don't stray into the front yard.

The usual suspects are around, the bushtits, chickadees, robins, and fat little junkos. The finches are usually around, I just see them feeding more on the veg that have gone to flower.

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I've noticed the finches visiting the garden a little more often this year. I wonder if it because people are putting away their feeders?

There is an outbreak of avian flu in some livestock populations in the region and people have been asked to put away their feeders to limit the spread. Just here quietly hoping we have learned something about spreading disease.

It's raining now. I don't think your babies are going anywhere mama squirrel!

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My neighbor's chimney is full of squirrels. I think mama squirrel is trying to convince them to leave.

Autofocus glasses!
What with the inexorable march of time etc, I find it harder to change focus from near to far.
These glasses have refocusable lenses (from some horrible cheap dial-eye specs), a couple of little linear servos to drive them, and a couple of endoscope camera modules to track my eyes.
The focus is adjusted based on where my eyes are converging.

That feeling when you finally figure out how your programs should run then realizing you need to rewrite all of them. It's like, yay! NOW BACK TO WORK!

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