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the admin of a Mastodon instance should be called a Mastodontist. thanks

reading: Scientists amazed as Canadian permafrost thaws 70 years early Show more

regarding Facebook Libra: one thing you can count on from tech fools is that they are so uneducated they're not aware of the deep irony of the names they choose for things.

this is Betty Holberton. she invented the concept of breakpoints for debugging. ever heard of her? you probably haven't, because our field sucks ass and constantly erases its own history.

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A white #FOSS nerd twitches nervously.

For a moment, on some level, he understands. The hidden surveillance systems in proprietary software are working to *defend* his privilege, not attack it. His fears of 1984 coming true will only ever be hypothetical for him, but are already everyday reality for the people his society criminalizes --- immigrants, muslims, sex workers, ex-convicts, left wing radicals.... Oh god, oh god! All this time the real problem was---

The moment passes. He returns to his keyboard to resume a rant that is only about software.

I'm so tired of hearing about machine learning. learn something else pls

Domain Block, fascists Show more

hey let's all get out there and support our white cismale comrades during Nobody Will Take My Shit Anymore And It Hurts My Feels Month this August

an poll Show more

most men I know sound bad when they laugh. like, it's just an unpleasant sound

I have five web browsers installed on my phone and five installed on my computer

capitalist economic theory: no one gives anything away without asking for something in return, and anything offered for free will be exploited by selfish people trying to profit from it

the anarchist free store in my town: please, come take more of our free stuff, we have too much. we're running out of space from all of these donations and don't know what to do

Selling Lenovo Thinkpad T470 Show more

I guess San Francisco has redefined the word "bot" to mean "device remotely controlled by people we're exploring in the global south"?

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Octodon is a nice general purpose instance. more