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X : Do you have any thoughts on climate change.
Me : La La La
X : You don't agree with it?
Me : Quite the opposite. I worked in the industry in the 1990s when we had a chance.
X : What should we do?
Me : Apologise to your kids. Beg forgiveness from grandkids.
X : Is that it?


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Do you earn more than 32,400USD a year?

If you do, you are the 1%. In my latest article, I give examples of ballpark ecological accounting to determine how you can offset your negative impacts on the world: carbon emissions, animal cruelty, water scarcity, waste management, and loss of biodiversity.

We can change things.

#environment #green #effectivealtruism

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@monsieuricon I just found this: which sounds exactly like what one wants to have for fully distributed kernel development.

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#2180 "Spreadsheets" 

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Sure, use defines language.

Which is why I try to get people to stop saying things like 'the ask', because I don't want our language redefined to be ugly business-speak.
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"It's like you said the other day," said Adam, "You grow up readin' about pirates and cowboys and spacemen and stuff, and jus' when you think the world's all full of amazin' things, they tell you it's really all dead whales and chopped-down forests and nucular waste hang-in' about for millions of years. 'Snot worth growin' up for, if you ask my opinion."

Too fucking real.
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@drwho I see http as a fundamentally pull protocol, not a push one. If I'm visiting a website in a client that doesn't support images, I'm not blocking images, I'm simply not requesting them, same with all the tracking garbage. It's a misnomer to call it "blocking", I'm just not asking for them. To pretend that that's some kind of hackery and breaking the website, is disingenuous at best, as there's nothing in the way that the web works that requires websites to be packaged in a certain way.

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The single biggest factor preventing FOSS from having broader social impact is not any technical issue, it's the social and humanities labor needed to make software comprehensible to non-technical people, to explain its value clearly, and to seek out the unfilled gaps where it could be more useful to more people. Esoteric software that is highly useful to only a few people can still contribute to that mission, but it does so indirectly.

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First impressions of an Oculus Quest: Wow this is so much better than my DK2.

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somebody once told me
you're gonna wake up hungry
don't eat the plums i left in the fridge

in the morning i was dumb
and my tongue was kinda numb
so i foraged around for some breakfast

well the plums start coming and they don't stop coming
once you eat one you just can't stop plumming
don't stop to think till they're all gone
i think oh shit you've done it now shaun
so much to eat so much to chow
why did i go for the plums now
i'd better leave a good note
so here's the thing that i wrote

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#2173 "Trained a Neural Net" 

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Updated my site[1] to follow the microformats[2] h-card, h-feed, and h-entry. Probably wasn't the most practical thing to implement, but I was able to do a redesign and learn how zola[3] works in the process.


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RISC-V support has landed in musl libc 🎉

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"i use linux as my operating system," i state proudly to the unkempt, bearded man. he swivels around in his desk chair with a devilish gleam in his eyes, ready to mansplain with extreme precision.
"actually," he says with a grin, "linux is just the kernel. you use GNU+linux."
i don't miss a beat and reply with a smirk, "i use alpine, a distro that doesn't include the GNU coreutils, or any other GNU code. it's linux, but it's not GNU+linux."

the smile quickly drops from the man's face. his body begins convulsing and he foams at the mouth as he drop to the floor with a sickly thud. as he writhes around he screams "I-IT WAS COMPILED WITH GCC! THAT MEANS IT'S STILL GNU!"
coolly, i reply "if windows was compiled with gcc, would that make it GNU?" i interrupt his response with "and work is being made on the kernel to make it more compiler-agnostic. even if you were correct, you won't be for long."

with a sickly wheeze, the last of the man's life is ejected from his body. he lies on the floor, cold and limp. i've womansplained him to death.

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