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radicals win when we're the people our communities come to for help

our politics must be the politics of love and care and hard work for our communities not only because that's what we believe but because that's how we win

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i'll say this again so i can pin it:

if your software doesn't require a manual, it isn't software, and could be a regular document

if your software does real computational work that justifies its existence, it requires a manual

document. your. software.

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I am a / radical.

This is because I understand some things that many people do not, or do not want to. This isn’t because those people are stupid or purpousely ignorant; rather, my circumstances forced me to part with some of the comforts of predatory software, and it opened my eyes to the world that universal software freedom could create.

Hold onto your hats! We now have an automatic continuously-released Linux AppImage (without Python 2) that follows the tip of the #glimpse development branch.

Our testing is still ongoing, and we expect to produce stable builds in next week or so.

"he will -- or she will, whatever, mark all their reports as top performers"

i should propose this to the W3C as a new standard, Progressive Enhancement for Wokeness

"No matter how far Ray Kurzweil gets with his artificial intelligence project at Google, we cannot simply rise from the chrysalis of matter as pure consciousness. There’s no Dropbox plan that will let us upload body and soul to the cloud. We are still here on the ground, with the same people and on the same planet we are being encouraged to leave behind. There’s no escape from the others."

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uspol, disinfo 

people think Marx was being like a reddit atheist when he said religion was the opiate of the masses which is bad. opiates were the primary way they treated pain in his day and if you read the full quote he's saying religion helps treat the pain of living under capitalism

when will these qoto people realize that they need an actual moderation policy lmao

you don't need a lifetime of signs to be trans but gods damn is it frustrating to have signs and never get any hint of support until you seek it out yourself

waiting on approval to pull some proprietary code out into an open source crate. no better feeling in the world.

remember that time there was a hate crime or significant hate act every single year and the college decided the right response was to remove its anti-racism mission statement

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remember that time I spent two years with a dozen other students working up a plan for how to pay student workers a fair wage and the administration literally ignored us

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Hey remember that time that the entire school screamed at the Beloit College president and he didn't do jack shit to improve things for students

so, back on my anti-LoRaWAN soapbox: in lieu of buying one of those concentrator boards for a zillion bucks, what if the base station just has full-duplex operation like a ham repeater, and periodically speaks its callsign?

this makes my home network a crap Arris router/modem/AP, 2 raspberry pi model Bs, and my PiDP 8, plus various consumer devices.

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i resurrected my other pi! there was a solder bridge from an old (now removed) mod which I had to break, and it's as good as new.

My referent for “10x programmer” is Peopleware, which pointed to 80s-era research claiming that quiet work environments make programmers measurably more effective.

Which is not something people want to argue with, unless they’re managers making excuses for open plan offices.

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How long should a Raspberry Pi 2 take to resize its partition on first boot?? The SD card is only 8 gigs...

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