My minivan will email me when it's at an 1/8th of a tank but I can't figure out how to get an in-car low fuel notification.

Less is more sometimes. Just ding when I'm driving.

I've, mostly, stopped living on Twitter. Definitely still probably a "heavy" user, but much better balanced than before.

Between that, pairing down who I follow, actively asking "would my reply here provide real value beyond feeding my ego", my life is definitely better.

I seldom think any tech by definition is toxic, but it is easy to spiral out into toxicity there.

Oklahoma has the absolute worst drivers.

Worst case? Ugh, this is just sensational mess. Abbots of monasteries used to be "for life" and now are generally simply open-ended. An abbot leads until he doesn't believe it is best for the community for him to continue. It's been fine.

It is a shift for sure and this is all just rumor of folks reading the tea leaves, but if it comes to pass, the world and the Church will continue on just fine.

newsweek.com/three-living-pope

Just heard the dial-up tones! It is still used!

There's something about my in-laws house where I just can't stay awake while here.

Kraft boosted

You may have seen in the news yesterday that Cameo, the site where C-list celebrities get paid to send birthday greetings to tooth-grindingly dull people, just laid off 87 people -- 25% of its total staff. msn.com/en-us/tv/news/cameo-ce

If you're like me, your reaction to this news went like this:

1. Wait, Cameo employs 400 people?
2. What the hell?

Which gives us a good starting point to talk about the weird dynamics of venture capital! So let's do. ( 🧵 )

What mobile app is the jam with Mastodon? I downloaded what looks like the "official" one but I believe I heard that's a new player in the game.

I'm here for now. I'll likely move to self-host sooner rather than later (already self-host my matrix), but might as well play around for a little bit on someone else's server to start.

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