Life in the Spanish city that banned cars:

theguardian.com/cities/2018/se

"Naturally, it hasn’t all gone off without a hitch. People don’t like being told they can’t drive wherever they want, but Lores says that while people claim it as a right, in fact what they want are privileges."

#cars #city

Good to know that bad takes here are as bad as they are on the rest of the Internet 🤯

Urbit is I guess what you get when you give privileged, pseudo-intellectual, bigoted dicks a lot of money? A “neo-libertarian circle-jerk”, if you will.

Hell yes, bring on presumed liability! “One change that’s in line with primary prevention and strong evidence of success is a move to a model of presumed liability for drivers.” — Rising cyclist death toll is mainly due to drivers, so change the road laws and culture” theconversation.com/rising-cyc

Ah yes the reactions on the Phoronix forums to Linus's post and the kernel CoC reminds me of why I never visit the site any more. Toxic af.

the awkward future where AI unionize before sw devs do

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Never gonna GIF you up, never gonna PNG you down

So thoughts on today:

Whether or not Linus follows through with his reflection and finds a way to improve himself and make up for three decades of being hostile and regressive, I’m excited about the ripple effect of these things on the broader open source community.

Wow! Linus apologized and wants to change:
“My flippant attacks in emails have been
both unprofessional and uncalled for. Especially at times when I made
it personal. (…) I know now this was not OK and I am truly sorry.”
lkml.org/lkml/2018/9/16/167

tfw your updated semantics makes yr model checker's debug spew much less interesting...

CloudFlare's use of Google captchas is nefarious since it effectively blocks a large part of the Web, making it painful at best if you want to use Tor as part of your regular browsing practice.

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@mastohost Hey, two questions about the service: If I stop being lazy in the future and set my own masto server up, can I download hosted data/instance to migrate it over? Second, any plans for pixelfed hosting?

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Octodon is a nice general purpose instance.