"I lost a lot of friends.
They work in the art world and if they were seen supporting me they would be brought down too."
What It’s Like To Be Cancelled
I hate #bash with a passion. POSIX sh is at least decent enough to not pretend it is a reasonable programming language. Bash on the other hand gives you bullets to shoot yourself in the foot - multiple times.
The moment something can't be written in few lines of sh is the moment it should be rewritten in real programming language.
"Using Kay’s terminology, Apple’s creativity was relegated to the production of materials: a song composed in GarageBand, a funny effect applied to a selfie with Photo Booth. What kind of computer literacy is this? Counterintuitively, what is a form of writing within a software vehicle, is often a form of reading the computer medium. We only write the computer medium when we do not simply generate materials, but tools."
The User Condition by @entreprecariat
"Why is software created using taxpayers’ money not released as Free Software?"
Public Money, Public Code
"We want legislation requiring that publicly financed software developed for the public sector be made publicly available under a Free and Open Source Software licence. If it is public money, it should be public code as well."
"Code paid by the people should be available to the people!"
If I need to be able to hire or otherwise trust someone with any ties to China moving forward, I am going to want them to publicly say "Taiwan is a country".
I copied my calculator lol
The OCaml compiler saw a huge jump in contributors after moving to GitHub, and the effect has persisted.