remember like a year or two ago when Nintendo announced that Mario is no longer a plumber?
i still feel like that was an implicit denigration of blue collar trade jobs. now Mario is just a tennis playing racing-enthusiast that endlessly collects coins. he's some globe trotter in the idle rich caste. despicable, really.
RT @wosunews: BREAKING: Sherrod Brown (D-Ohio) will not run for president in 2020.
my advice if you want to get a CS career without bothering with a CS degree is quite simple: get out there and hack on shit. meet people. hack, hack, hack. first serious tech job i got was because of my work on IRCD.
not having a CS degree but still knowing the fundamentals makes you more valuable than the CMU grad, because you also know how the real world works. this means you have insight into things like how to make the damn thing scale, or how to handle abuse.
The latest controversy follows comments Rep. Ilhan Omar, D-Minn., made last week: "I want to talk about the political influence in this country that says it is OK to push for allegiance to a foreign country."
"Don't 👏 call 👏 someone 👏 a 👏 champagne 👏 socialist 👏 unless 👏 they 👏 come 👏 from 👏 the 👏 Champagne 👏 region 👏 of 👏 France 👏"
"The correct term is sparkling socialist"
this is uhhhhhhhhh
this is something
i'm getting these from http://existentialcomics.com by the way, i'm just reading the comics tagged with marx
reason number 47347948316 why Twitter needs to die: they just deleted 2000 accounts of real people who oppose US invasion in Venezuela, while there are many thousands of bot accounts run by the US-based regime changers which have been allowed to operate with complete impunity. this is Twitter *explicitly* taking political action on behalf of the coup. corporations aren't neutral https://www.telesurenglish.net/news/Twitter-Erupts-After-2000-Pro-Venezuelan-Accounts-Are-Deleted-20190203-0017.html
Web tech and socialism and cats and the climate postapocalypse
All is for all, everything for everyone
Octodon is a nice general purpose instance. more