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I'm Cara (She/They), an 18 year old software engineer from Massachusetts. I'm going to college for Computer Science so I can pursue a career in IT!

I write a lot of open-source software, mostly on my Sourcehut page here: git.sr.ht/~muirrum .

I'm also an amateur radio operator, an Eagle Scout, and I love photography and being outdoors!

and now, as the clock ticks over to 9 PM, the loud refrain of "Closing Time" can be heard echoing through the hall as is tradition

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seeing so many people vibing at this formal is one of the many times over the past few months that remind me why I love producing live events

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Those open source code monkeys don't scare me. I'm the former president of the United States of America!
gets sued

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by the way Tom Scott is a plaintext email user, what a bro

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Facebook just scored the Big Tech Hattrick 🎉

- Get a whistleblower to stand up and soon testify
- Get worldwide downtime for several linked platforms
- Get data leaked for 1+ billion users

Congratulations to Mark for this truly remarkable accomplishment 👏👏👏

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how to run the largest social media site in the world

:brain1: pepper site with ads
:brain2: collect user data to make ads more personal
:brain3: accidentally leak that user data to third-parties
:brain4: don't tell users about it
:brain5: intentionally sell that data to third parties
:brain6: don't tell users about it
:brain7: be accomplices to largest misinformation campaigns in history
​:brain8:​ pretend to care about it
​:brain9:​ do nothing about it
:brain10: accidentally delete bgp routes, preventing engineers from badging in to fix the bgp routers

best part of musical theater is when the bows music is super groovy so i can put my script down and jam out in the booth

one of my favorite things to do is find gay songs on spotify or bandcamp and send the links to my partner

because i know i am forgetful I wrote a discord bot that can help remind you to take your meds

git.sr.ht/~muirrum/estrobot (guess which med I designed it for :p)

haven't been on here in a while. want to start using mastodon more. in recent news: I've started college, came out publically, and hit 1.5 years with my girlfriend

hope y'all are doing well :)

nearly impossible to get anything done with it acting up like this

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yo xfinity if i could use my internet for more than 10 minutes without your gateway going down that'd be great

Hm, haven't done a post yet. Here goes!

I'm Cara (She/They), an 18 year old software engineer from Massachusetts. I'm going to college for Computer Science so I can pursue a career in IT!

I write a lot of open-source software, mostly on my Sourcehut page here: git.sr.ht/~muirrum .

I'm also an amateur radio operator, an Eagle Scout, and I love photography and being outdoors!

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Asexuality is not a footnote. It is not the fineprint at the end. It's not some rare exception to the rule.
You can't say things like "everyone is sexual, except for some ace people"
If you treat asexuality this way you aren't accepting asexuality. You aren't working in changing your understanding. You're just creating small space for exceptions.
Building a world accepting for asexuals has the challenge the underlying assumptions and understanding. You can't just add in exceptions to the rule, the rule it self needs to be changed.

#ace #asexual

got my second dose but now feeling like garbage

smh for all this trouble i should've gotten 5g with it 😤

apparently the LEAGUE foundation stores passwords in plaintext??

I just want a scholarship not a security hole

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You can be both nonbinary and a woman.

Just as the sky can be both night and day, you can exist in more than one state.

There is no contradiction.

#nonbinary #nonbinarypositivity #nonbinarywoman

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