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Don't you ever think that open source software activism is not a "real world" issue

"Hospitals Need to Repair Ventilators. Manufacturers Are Making That Impossible"
vice.com/en_us/article/wxekgx/

mh? 

supposed to be watching lectures but my brain can't focus anymore. kinda just wanna lay down on my bed and do nothing, might be falling into a depressive period soon.

I feel like since I've been quarantined at home I've been talking less and that manifests as postings fewer of my own toots

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Linux users - Bridge is here! You can now add your ProtonMail account(s) to your mail client. Learn more about it here. protonmail.com/blog/proton-bri

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in the future, basically all websites will be full of unblockable ads and/or implemented entirely in ultra-fucked webassembly/opengl, and the tech-savvy will browse the web entirely through cat & mouse proxy servers running headless browsers to OCR the inaccessible content back into old-fashioned normal HTML and illegally redistribute it through peer-to-peer networks

Is there a window manager for e-ink displays?

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Modfying an XML document using a streaming XML parser & formatter:
30 lines of code, 150ms.

A bunch of regexes:
6 lines, 5ms.

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We've been trying this web apps thing for over a decade, and a few things should be abundantly clear by now:

- Web apps will always have worse UX than nice native apps. The barrier to entry may be low, but so is the ceiling on what you can build
- The web fundamentally assumes a client-server paradigm no matter what you tack onto it, making it a bad fit if you care about privacy
- Anything we add to browsers can and will be used for adtech/surveillance

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seinfeld is the only show on my plex server I don't feel weird about when my parents walk in on me watching it

alcohol 

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alcohol 

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thinking about how software companies slowly chip away at the idea of consent by turning every "no" into "not right now," every "stop this" into "do this less often," every "i don't want that" into "maybe later"

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capitalism is a disease:

Banks Pressure Health Care Firms to Raise Prices on Critical Drugs, Medical Supplies for Coronavirus

theintercept.com/2020/03/19/co

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RT @Ouren@twitter.com

Everyone working remotely:

ZOOM monitors the activity on your computer and collects data on the programs running and captures which window you have focus on.

If you manage the calls, you can monitor what programs users on the call are running as well. It's fucked up.

🐦🔗: twitter.com/Ouren/status/12413

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