Similar: corporate gaslighting
Microsoft pretending Windows incorporating ads and spyware is good for the customer, Shell trying to convince us they're into green tech now, Oracle doing literally anything
semi-regular reminder: the #Firefox and Chrome add-on Bypass Paywalls lets you easily get past the article-hiding nag screens on numerous major media websites, even WSJ
both mozilla and google rudely delisted it from their add-on sites so you have to get it from the author's github:
I facilitated a #TalkPayIRL discussion at @DevOpsDaysDC@twitter.com. The lowest paid developer in the room just accepted a position wherein their salary is 65% higher. Thank you to the amazing #DevOps community for the support and @firstname.lastname@example.org for the process. https://medium.com/@jpaulreed/talking-pay-in-the-public-square-70e588f54c8 1/2
Artists installed seesaws at the border wall so that kids in the U.S. and Mexico could play together. It was designed by architect Ronald Rael.
Beautiful reminder that we are connected: what happens on one side impacts the other.
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scottish witch trial records
it really was surreal to peruse scottish witch trial records and find inquisitors dutifully notating how they coerced confessions, how they interpreted healers and political agitators and neuroatypical folx alike as satanists in order to have everyone they knew captured and killed. we downplay it today, somehow, but the witch trials were a pan-european political genocide without which the modern nation-state and all its crimes, perhaps even whiteness itself, would not be possible.
I finally get to talk about what I’ve been helping build since I started at Betterment! Introducing Betterment Everyday: https://www.betterment.com/checking-savings/
I'm looking for a fairly rugged, dependable laptop running under #linux with decent hardware support.
My instinct is to go with a ThinkPad. Anyone think I'm wrong about that?
If not, which ThinkPad?
In my quest to build an #ActivityPub based simple, no-frills bulletin board / forum system, I've gone ahead and pushed up my work-in-progress #golang ActivityPub single server framework: apcore. It has no README (yet) and still has a lot left TODO.
I hope to use it in the future to launch multiple small ActivityPub applications leveraging common serving, storing, and moderation features. But new #ActivityStreams vocabulary can be readily innovated upon.
Alpine Linux has completed their migration to SourceHut for their mailing lists 🎉
They're running their own instance here:
MIMS 2010. Living in Western Mass. now and working as a PM.
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