Welcome new 🎺.☕️ users! If you're new to Mastodon, I wrote a guide to help you get started: https://github.com/nolanlawson/resources-for-mastodon-newbies#readme
A good first step is to make an #introduction so folks can get to know you. 😊 You can search that hashtag for past examples. Have fun!
Are there any women on here? I'm guessing that ratio of men to women is: 80/20 from what I can tell...
This is #microsoft
A company of crooks, liars, and lobbyists.
Don't rely on accounts there (or privacy).
If you use Chrome, Google can use a network protocol for tracking and ad delivery that can't be seen or blocked by extensions. TL;DR: You really shouldn't use a web browser made by an ad company.
"AdBlock Plus, uBlock Origin, and other extensions cannot block QUIC requests. Recommended best practice is to disable QUIC from the chrome://flags/ URL."
Groteske parabel over beestachtige mens nog steeds actueel https://www.nrc.nl/nieuws/2017/04/24/groteske-parabel-over-beestachtige-mens-nog-steeds-actueel-8391815-a1555778 #Cultuur
They say bilinguals (I am one) are adept at suppressing one language while they speak the other.
I've never read anything about how that *feels* though.
In my experience, there are definitely emotions involved. I get disproportionately annoyed by slang where languages get mixed, I get annoyed by incorrect pronunciation (think "jalapeño" mangled by a Brit).
I don't know if this is just me, or if that feeling is actually part of how my brains implements the bilingualism itself.
I'm having a hard time finding norwegian podcasts... 🤔😒
Looks like friends.nico has joined the behemoths at the top of the Fediverse. This now makes 3/5 of the top instances predominantly Japanese.