Hey new followers! I'm more active over at the scholar.social instance. I'm @email@example.com over there.
Someone asks you to write unethical code
1. Document that shit
2. Discuss the ethical implications and try to get them to reconsider
3. If you can afford to refuse please do
4. Blow the fucking whistle, a number of news sites have secure drops https://twitter.com/lindseybieda/status/978832746448654336
The Difference Between Free/Libre and Open Source
“Free/Libre = Open Source + Ethics
Open Source = Free/Libre - Ethics”
—Christophe Lafon-Roudier, @Framasoft
"If you give a book to someone else you no longer have the book, but if you give them knowledge or know-how you still have them, much like giving someone love."
- James Paul Gee, _Introducing Discourse Analysis_ p. 32 http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/1007529754
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#Boise's skyline looked pretty good tonight!
(I'm still learning how to use this low-light photo app; the foreground/light contrast looked much starker to my eyes than in this pic.)
Stoked to realize I might actually be pulling off this part-time Ph.D. thing. If my past credits transfer correctly & the class schedule aligns next semester, it should be the last I'll have to commute across the state once a week for classes.
Looking forward to focusing on actually researching & writing, if I do get that far. Even after a year, it still feels so shaky I rarely mention it beyond coworkers.
Librarian, tinkerer, listener, etc. He/him/his. Also @foureyedsoul at the scholar.social instance.
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