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The wrinkle in the tale is that in this game, you play the monster, and if you want to make these two separate peoples truly work together, then you have to kill as many of them as you possibly can. To the accompaniment of a jolly little tune.


Creating a Computing Revolution: from Personal Computers to Personal Servers - Danny Haidar, FOSDEM 2019

@Gargron thanks for saying something, as you're probably aware I had different impressions of the situation

You "made a mistake"? You just "forgot to mention" major functionality in a product spec sheet?

BS Google.

BEE. ESS. 🐂 💩

"It wasn't activated". Trust us. We just put it there to enable us to make your experience better in the future. Right. It isn't a big leap from this to "accidentally" enabling such things without informing or obtaining consent.

"It's easier to beg forgiveness than to ask permission" is not an ethical policy Google. You have lost all trust.

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Whether or not Big Clive was in collaboration with @thegibson on this one this knickknack has the right aesthetic :blobthinkingcool:

No matter how hard I look elsewhere, this is probably the most perfect PC to walk into starbucks and sit next to a macbook air user with

Privacy is not a science, it is a human right

My response to a dangerous turd of an article by Bart van der Sloot (co-founder of Amsterdam Privacy Week – sponsored by Palantir and Google – and docent teaching “Privacy and Big Data” at Tilburg University)

Mr. Sloot attempts to reframe privacy as a “science” and shame those who work to protect it for having a “pro-privacy agenda” & not being “neutral”. He also calls for “new rules” to disallow such biased behaviour.

If I ever boost your toot and immediately unboost it, there's no hidden meaning to it, I'm just a really bad clicker.


So we are beginning to see the fall of Facebook... it's going to be a slow moving disaster, but the foundation is crumbling, and this baby is coming down...

Now we need to address copyright.

When I started playing around with the idea of a radio station last week, I thought CC artists, because I can't afford a licsense... now I am faced with how many high quality artist are in CC licensing frameworks... is going to stand for the future that was lost.

As in all things we are going to restore the future. In this case, this means supporting only artists that release content in CC as they are taking risks and have skin in the game of bringing about the future we were once promised... with their art and their work.

You have my respect and dedication.

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If you want to read or boost the announcement, here it is:

Link to game site within.

CW: shaky cam moving gif

Hmm seems someone flew through a wormhole in the fediverse and favourited a post I made eleven months ago.

This kind of thing happens to me from time to time and it still makes me wonder how they find their way to such things.

The real shame is that more of the fediverse isn't Canadian

for all the shit people give Gargron, you do have to recognize that he was so moved by the abuses of proprietary social media services that instead of working for a tech company and becoming part of the problem, he did something about it.

yes. Gargron is not perfect. but, none of us are. there is no single person who is absolutely free of sin.

yes. there's a lot of things I disagree with him about, like the 300k user instance that is, and the way half of Mastodon's features are designed.

but that doesn't change the fact that he chose to be part of the solution instead of part of the problem. and so, as part of my yearly review of what I'm sponsoring on Patreon I decided to give him some of those resources.

Dealing with Docker today at work makes me think that their mascot is just the Fail Whale's second job

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