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Electric planes may not be able to fix the massive amounts of CO2 emitted by the industry yet, but for shorter routes it's viable today. And it's pretty cool. thedriven.io/2022/09/19/eviati

Gorgeous day. Popped out to the pool for a lunchtime swim. Best way to start the week.

Actually I need a new UPS too. What’s a decent Linux friendly UPS? In-line is fine, just want to survive power flickering on and off.

Man, I miss how UIs looked back then, kind of. Give me the weird concrete beveling and gradient topbar of Windows 98 with the convenience of modern UIs. The death of fun was when Windows 7 removed the classic theme #retrocomputing

Anyway, speaking of globes, here's Vada and a giant Earth at BrisFest yesterday. She had heaps of fun running underneath it!

Remember the word buffering? Saw it often when i tried watching youtbe videos in computer lab in high school. Windows 98. Internet explorer. Early version of firefox was amazing.

“As my colleagues have worn black in mourning for the Queen, I've wrestled with asphyxiating anger — and I'm not alone

“We aren't supposed to talk about these things this week. We aren't supposed to talk about colonisation, empire, violence about Aboriginal sovereignty, not even about the republic”

abc.net.au/news/2022-09-18/que

if you overload microsoft.​com with requests, that's an MS-DOS

It's the first day of my long weekend, so I woke up with a hangover that only a coffee and croissant from the place across the road would fix.

"In an update coming to iOS 16 later this year, Apple plans to add a new "Clean Energy Charging" option in the United States. The information was shared in Apple's iOS 16 press release, and it says that clean energy charging will optimize charging times for when the grid is using cleaner energy sources."

#Apple #iOS16 #US #USA #America

macrumors.com/2022/09/12/ios-1

Our game came out today. It's a massive game for an Australian team, and a massive game for any indie team. We're all really proud of it. It's been 6 years in development.
waywardstrand.com/
It's out on consoles 6am local time, and out on PC at 5pm AEST.
Thanks for your support ❤️

"Despite its immensity, the Earth’s resources are not infinite, and it’s clear we’ve exceeded its limits. But it’s also resilient. We can save our planet if we commit to it."

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Here's the official statement patagonia.com/ownership/

“100% of the company’s voting stock transfers to the Purpose Trust, created to protect the company’s values; and 100% of the nonvoting stock had been given to the Holdfast Collective, a nonprofit dedicated to fighting the environmental crisis and defending nature.

“The funding will come from Patagonia: Each year, the money we make after reinvesting in the business will be distributed as a dividend to help fight the crisis.”

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Yvon Chouinard, founder of outdoor apparel maker has have forfeited all their shares in the company valued at about $3 billion. All profits will now be used to fight climate change 🍃

bbc.com/news/business-62906853

This is such a banger, but I have to restart my computer in time for the next meeting. youtube.com/watch?v=bfwOdpur01

I haven't verified the quality of these vids or anything, but this looks like a great youtube playlist of ecological restoration and Good Vibes if anyone's interested 🍃 💪 ✨ youtube.com/playlist?list=PLoC

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