September 2022 Archives (all archives)
Should I include links to machine generated translations when I link to content in languages other than English in a comment? These days, usually a pretty decent machine translation is available by right-click or offered automatically by your browser when loading the page. I used to add a link to Google Translate every time, but recently stopped, as it started to feel a bit redundant. But what do people think?
Something like 20% of Florida was under evacuation orders prior to Ian, many are now displaced with no pathway home (like us) or far worse, no home to go to. On top of that early reports are for catastrophic loss of life. Just putting this thread up as an opportunity to check in and let others know you're alright, and perhaps to post resources. Here is an initial resource FEMA is authorized to issues grants for repair and also possibly for domicile if you don't have a place to go: A link to a news article about FEMA process
Hi there, Metafilter! You’ll find some updates regarding the site below. I’m looking forward to your feedback and questions. [more inside]
So ... just based on your innate skills, talents, interests, and preferences, and other odd little clues and coincidences that have popped up along the way this trip around, you are pretty sure that in a previous life, you must have been _______. [more inside]
I often see people on Metafilter use the acronym TFA (the fucking article) to refer to the linked article in the OP post. It's not always clear to me from the context if that acronym is meant to come across as angry or irritated, or whether people also use it in a more neutral way? [more inside]
Happy weekend, friends! Today's Metatalktail hour topic is simply, "favorite sandwich?" What is it and how do you make it? Bonus points for weird! [more inside]
Hi there, Metafilter! It’s great to be back! Apologies for the delay getting an update together. Now that we have a Steering Committee we will go back to the biweekly cadence we had before. You’ll find some updates regarding the site below. I’m looking forward to your feedback and questions. [more inside]
Happy Saturday, everyone, welcome to your well-earned Metatalktail! This week, I'm thinking ... Let's say we get to create a Mefi version of the Olympics. What games of skill, grace, and virtuosity should we compete in? Something like this? Or this? Or? [more inside]
User 292 speaks with user 15348 on the podcast Reimagining The Internet about the past, present, and future of MetaFilter.
For this week's metatalktail hour topic, brainwane would like to know, "what is the artwork that gave you the most dissonance between what you expected based on the title and what you actually got?" [more inside]
After three years, the Gift Swap needs a new organizer (or three)! [more inside]