For some reason, #Feedly doesn't click conceptually with me so I don't use it. I'm looking for something with an Android app, if possible.
rape, academic question, birdsite link
Thoughts on the effectiveness of CWs from here in the #fediverse where they exist?
imagine explaining the housing crisis to someone who didnt live during capitalism
me: there are hundreds of thousands of people who sleep without shelter in cities every night
guy from 1000AD: that sounds bad. is there not enough construction material?
me: no theres actually a surplus of houses but a few people own most of them and refuse to rent or sell them at affordable prices for 99% of the population because they think the houses will be worth more money in a few years
guy from 1000AD:
just let the phrenology hat sort you into the good-skull, weird-skull, crow-skull, and bad-skull houses
Glad to get #pihole working. Very easy.
Violence, police, protest
The kid song "teddy bear, teddy bear, turn around" but as a protest against police brutality.
26. try to imagine ways to use your shiny new software to abuse, harass, stalk, or spy on people, especially vulnerable people. ask a diverse range of people to do the same.
then fix it so you can’t. if you cannot figure out how to do your special software thing without opening vulnerable people to abuse, consider not making it available to anyone.
less a principle than a specific criticism of a ubiquitous concept.
problem: filenames try to be both a programmer interface and a user interface and it’s bad at both. spaces, special characters and long names cause problems for programmers. being overly restrictive causes problems for users. Asking for a filename on file close is the wrong time to ask the user to think about a good findable name- exactly when they’ve just decided to do something else.
RT i’m tired of being a woman online so i’m going to be a duck with a knife https://twitter.com/taylr/status/1275061925139722242
Hey! What's the single board computer that isn't a raspberry pi world look like right now?
I'm especially interested in low end/cheap stuff.
Does anything exist in the sub$10 range that is worth looking at? Ideally with on board storage?
I want to put together some set top boxes for playing media and games, as cheaply as possible. (I have two other related projects as well, I might talk about them in a few minutes, but something like a Chip is what I'm after.)
Send your bats over! #bathouse
We've been asked if we could quickly implement new features in #Liberapay so that it could replace #Bountysource, which has been doing shady things. We can't and we don't want to. Encouraging people to pay for a specific issue to be solved is problematic, it creates bad incentives instead of providing stable funding for the proper maintenance and development of a project. If you still think bounties are a good idea, then you can try to revive https://freedomsponsors.org/
“Numbers as realities misbehave. However, there is an ancient and innate sense in people that numbers ought not to misbehave. There is something clean and put in the abstract notion of number, removed from counting beads, dialects, or clouds; and there ought to be a way of talking about numbers without always having the silliness of reality come in and intrude”
- Douglas Hofstadter channeling Terry Pratchett
Ouch. Men, do better.
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