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it's been a while since i did one of these things!

👋 im erin

a subset of the things i am:
constantly anxious

a subset of the things i do:
program a ~ton~ when i'm not feeling shitty
head up the rustodon project (, a mastodon-compatible platform but in rust
machine learning research for $dayjob
listen to and play music. synths are life
build electronic things
love cuties
hug sad people
attempt to be supportive

[inspired by @bea's introduction. follow her. she's good. <3]

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A tall, slight girl with long, messy purple hair.
She wears a pair of thick, green cut-epoxy glasses; the lenses flicker with glowing symbols.
She has a shaved patch on the left side of her head, with a protruding twist-lock electrical connector.

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As a niche academic, I've never related more to a princess ever in my life. Thanks #SheRa.

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Don't trust the owl because the owl is covered in darkness. You will be composed of darkness, too, sooner or later.

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lurv to have incompatible versions of stuff linked against incompatible versions of stuff linked against incompatbile versions of stluf lnikn against incompratible blersions of struf lonked agrainst incompromatible visitations of [;...] 😣

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Neutral Milk Hotel
Genocide Milk Hotel
True Pacifist Milk Hotel

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A lot of mistranslations on websites seem to have to do with English verbs that are also nouns, and they they are translated to the noun form in the target language. Maybe English isn't a good "base language?"

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my eyes are so tired and im totally depersonalizing and im just!!! giddy idk!!! whats going on!!!

their asymmetrical bob haircut is adorable aaaa

theyre around my age and theyre so cute im SCREAMING INSIDE

im so tired and so out of it idk what im doing lmao

im screaming theyre super cute asjfkdsfjhksdnkjdf theyre literally the first queer lookin person ive seen at this space

omg i never expected to see an adorable human of indeterminate gender here

d-did i hallucinate someone

and i did. i did so much, i lived so much. but so often it was to forget that i didn't exist. that i couldn't. that nobody could see me.

i was nothing more than vapor occasionally materialized in tiny jumps of electrons in lightning-infused rocks

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to what fucking lengths will st microelectronics go to get my email address. is this st advertising now. do they have to make profit out of people reading documentation. was making and selling microcontrollers only a ploy to get my email address and let them store my "full navigation history" indefinitely while i search for the required tools

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hey bay area friends: do any of y’all have a psychiatrist you feel comfortable recommending? need someone with experience with PTSD, bipolar II, and possibly ADD. should have base level awareness of trans issues, but that’s less important overall. this is ok to RT, pls DM me

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A small Mastodon instance run by Erin for herself and her friends.