@yogthos @clacke The US government has almost no say on the discourse of news channels. Also, local tv news is not indicative of mainstream media in the US. Sanders was not sidelined, he came in 2nd place, twice, and his ideas have become mainstream in the US with Millennials.

Internet creators: make sure your voice is heard on how copyright bots will make your work impossible to do. act.eff.org/action/creators-st

Tech press, repeat after me:

$1bn+ valuation does not make a company a unicorn anymore. If it did, then we would have to accept that unicorns are as populous as horses now.

$1bn+ in annual revenue and profitability make a startup a unicorn now.

@Mattias The best way to apologize is to tell your elected officials to not add a language test for permanent residency and citizenship. forbes.com/sites/davidnikel/20

$1.99/month CPanel shared hosting providers are still the best cheap managed PostgreSQL option for small serverless projects.

Why is making noun plural in svenska so fucking complicated

I am looking for a registered investment advisor (RIA) who works with Americans abroad on financial / retirement planning.

Does anyone have a recommendation?

Bonus points if they happen to be familiar with Sverige 🇸🇪.

@da I'm guessing they are part of the 10% of the chips that are manufactured in Europe. Demand is greater than supply apparently.

@popey Not what you’re asking for, but a different perspective.

I killed comments as a feature and replaced it with a contact form. I then publish select comments/tweets/et al in a “letter to the editor” style post. My blog is curated content I determine worth hosting, not a forum for any rando on the Internet.

Example: jeremiahlee.com/posts/failed-s

Tired of this scripting language serving us endless episodes of predictably lackluster performance: RuPaul on Rails

I have had to question more things than I am comfortable questioning simultaneously this week.

I hate feeling ready for the weekend. I much prefer looking forward to work.

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I have the same criticism for most of the recent Star Trek storylines.

The thing that made Star Trek so great was that civilizations had moved beyond violence. Violence was a last resort. Violence was what primitive beings resorted to.

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I don’t like most comic book media because the stories rely on solving problems with violence. That’s a terrible message to reinforce in society. Also, lazy and trite.

Where is the Marvel diplomat? The organizer? The legislator? The whistleblower?

The pandemic has everyone wanting to be play reverse “Big Brother” where we are begging to be voted out of the house.

I rarely get to say Facebook is right about something, so it’s a delight to say it:

Facebook is right to not give in to Murdoch & Australia’s pay-to-link break-the-Internet scheme.

“You are allowed to be both a masterpiece and a work in progress, simultaneously.” —Sophia Bush

Why should you care about data privacy, even if you think you have "nothing to hide"?

Because our data is being used to push increasingly polarized content and capitalize on divisiveness.

Disrupt surveillance capitalism. Take back your privacy. Use Tor.

vox.com/recode/22250897/facebo

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