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Derek Martin

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I'm Derek. I am a nerd. Principal Program Manager, Azure Core, Global Resiliency. Toots are my opinion and don't represent my company.

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Massive new $11 billion project could revolutionize US power grid: ‘What’s amazing … is the speed of deployment’

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I saw this meme on the Titter site and.. I'm seen!

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In separate legal rulings, Trump has been found to have committed rape, business fraud, and insurrection.

And yet he remains the Republican presidential front runner.

Don't ever tell me again that the GOP is the party of "family values" or "law and order."

If you know, you know

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✨ Parental Controls + @pixelfed

A comprehensive and user-friendly way for parents to manage their children's online experience on the platform.

Funded by @NGIZero

Shipping Soon! 🔥

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@tchambers, author of the Twitter Migration report and admin of, is an internet steward everyone should know. In this podcast with @mike, Tim expounds on social media’s thorniest issues and explains how the Fediverse offers a better social home than anything we've had before.

I’m a fan of the SecDev. This is unacceptable and potentially illegal. What on earth is going on here?

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In a compromise related to the Supreme Court hearing the appeal of Trump’s Colorado ballot case, while Justice Thomas will not recuse himself he has agreed not to wear his wife’s QAnon Shaman headwear at oral argument.

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so this is where we're at right now

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Some say the swordfish has no natural predators, often forgetting the penfish which is believed to be mightier.

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Teacher: William Shakespeare is credited with the invention of over 1,700 words. He was a linguistic genius.

Student: Can I make up words and use them in my papers?

Teacher: Absolutely fucking not.

VC funding idea: Create a news organization that tells only the news and specifically EXCLUDES all political analysis or commentary. This happened. Next story. This happened. Next story. This important person said this in their official capacity as ____. Next story. Well, it wouldn't make any money, so...okay, no VCs...non-profit?

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Under-the-radar late night launch: RSS Parrot is live! It talks like Mastodon, but it doesn't walk like Mastodon. BUT! It will relay any RSS feed straight into your timeline.

Turn Mastodon into your very own feed reader. Follow anything that has an RSS feed and get a toot about new posts.

How? Mention @birb with the address you want to follow.

More details at Boost for visibility :)

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Take a moment to remind yourself about – and gauge your own – intellectual humility.

Intellectual humility is about acknowledging your limitations.

Even if you’re an expert in your field, you should have the willingness to admit you don’t know everything there is to know about the world. And it’s a necessary characteristic of the great scientists and innovators.

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Four years ago, tomorrow.

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it's amazing how angry i get when someone dares to call me on the phone i carry everywhere with me

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Oh, the evil irony.

will get to decide whether engaged in an insurrection that his wife helped organize.
Let’s take a look at the code. Second paragraph under “Disqualifications.”

Count the ways Thomas should disqualify himself.

Would be sweet if would announce that is a likely witness in the case. See the last sentence of this section of the code.

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Billions in student loan debt canceled through a public service program
Government and nonprofit workers are getting billions in student loan debt canceled through the Public Service Loan Forgiveness program, created in 2007 during the George W. Bush administration, to encourage people to work for the government and nonprofits.

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CNN - Recordings, emails show how Trump team flew fake elector ballots to DC in final push to overturn 2020 election.

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became the second state to declare Donald ineligible to serve as president for his involvement in an insurrection on Jan. 6, 2021.

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