@garbados just to make things even more interesting consider how a single modern webpage now take as much space as the shareware edition of DOOM used to take in the 90s, except one is a fully featured 3D shooter with multiple code and art assets and the other is a single document with barely any content in it.
it's pouring out! #dlws
The most important problem in tech today isn't anywhere near where the biggest money in tech is flowing. It also isn't anywhere near where the techno-utopian ideals of free software running the world are.
It's where the people who aren't having their needs met by the tech we have, the vulnerable people who have in fact been made _more_ so by the tech we have, are.
It's in realizing we've made grave mistakes and working together to fix them. It's about heart, not about fingers furiously writing code.
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Please boost this toot.
Fair warning everyone.
hackers.town will be prepping for a major move tomorrow. There will be extended downtime.
The costs of operating this instance on Azure have gotten too consistently high for me to be cool with, I will be moving to a self-hosted environment.
I know of one particular issue that I may face by doing so. If it gets to be too much of an issue, I'll look into fixing it.
A small price to pay for security.
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RT @MerriMonster@twitter.com: I just found out about viscachas and holy shit. Theyre like a bunny, a squirrel and chinchilla all in one. Too powerful.
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might have overdone it a little on going out. did a bunch of necessary shopping, and some unnecessary shopping too. but now i'm tired and my head feels a bit off