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"So for the #Tusky case, the misunderstanding of mass censorship and ignorance of developer liberties in context of FLOSS make cries of “censorship” and “violates free speech” a strong signal for lack of sincere thought."

cjslep.com/c/blog/on-tusky-ric

I ride my kids to daycare/preschool in a bakfiets every morning and get so many compliments (or at least comments) from teachers and parents. How do I get _them_ to ride?

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📈 In other news, the number of active Liberapay users has just surpassed last year's peak. We had 2091 users sending and/or receiving money on July 11th last year, we have 2114 today. liberapay.com/about/stats

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Reasons why I could take over Sunbeam:
- I'm very cool
- I have lots of clout
- I know nothing about ecology politics anarchism OR plants
- sun's in my @
- all drama flies over my head and I can't see three feet ahead of me

CW: uspol

Do you ever notice that Trump supports are suuuuuper into 1) spending all their time replying to tweets and 2) being really supportive of other Trump supporters?

It's almost like there's an algorithm driving them.

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Over the past 6 months or so, a few members have asked us if we accept donations via #Liberapay.

We moved away from them because they were having issues; it looks like those issues are now fixed (we hope). So we’re happy to announce that Fosstodon is now accepting Liberapay donations again. 😁

liberapay.com/fosstodon

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Error pages should list alternative account(s) of admins
github.com/tootsuite/mastodon/

Currently the error page is just the sad elephant gif, right? But when the site is down and all the pages are sad elephant gifs, there is no way to look at /about to get alternative contact details for admins.

The sad elephant page should say "Here are the alternative accounts for admins, so you can see whether they know about the downtime and check for instance status updates."

#mastodon #meta #github

Ha, I looked in the user crontab, not root crontab. It must have been the script error for two weeks.

Oh, hello empty crontab. Huh.

I was also hitting an error in my script, should get on fixing that.

Sorry, not sure what's up with @hackgfk_311. I moved some things around over the last few weeks which might explain.

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