@drwho I'm not a fan specifically of Dee Snyder but he really killed it at these hearing. Even Frank Zappa didn't come off nearly as eloquently as Snyder.

When you're talking about Linux, it's okay to say that it's "open source".

It's okay to say that it's "free software".

It's okay to call it "GNU/Linux", "Linux", or to mess up its name.

It's okay to refer to it as "the one with the friendly penguin".

Part of RMS' legacy has been an incessant obsession with terminology and pedantry, overshadowing far more important shared objectives which are fundamentally emancipatory in nature.

Pedantry is not activism; it is alienating, not emancipatory.

In which The American Conservative argues that Kids These Days™ are too fat, ugly, poorly dressed, and gay to being having sex anymore.


Finished "You Look Like A Thing and I Love You" by @janellecshane

It is a wonderful light-hearted read about the current state of AI, how it works and how it doesn't work. It is easily the funniest non-fiction book about AI on the market.

@janellecshane If I was available I think I would go for any of those, especially the B2TF line.

@hhardy01 The mental capacity of the adults responsible for getting the child to the point where he was standing before a judge needs to be determined so we can know if they are fit to be legally responsible for their own actions.

"“Five people requested a name change today and another six yesterday,” said Ou Minxin, an official at a local household registration office in Kaohsiung, Taiwan’s second-largest city. “We have seen changed names such as ‘Hotness Salmon,’ ‘Dip Wasabi and Eat Salmon,’ and ‘Can’t Help but Want to Eat Free Salmon.’ ”

Ou said most of them changed their names back after having a meal. “It has indeed added to our workload, but it is quite interesting,” he said."


@drwho FWIW I've had one under my TV running without a case for years with no problems. I few months ago I added a fan so I could feel a bit more comfortable overclocking it.

Accessing my own self hosted pod for a federated social network over Tor sounds like the correct amount paranoia for me.

#LibreLingo the FLOSS alternative to DuoLingo finally has an account on the fediverse!
Follow @librelingo and hopefully if they get some following here they might post updates about its progress.

Public IP addresses that begin with "192." are the worst.

@guardianproject @fdroidorg
Popularity Contest aka F-Droid #Metrics is now posted as a merge request, it should be included in the v1.12-alpha1 which will be out soon.


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My ebooks and audiobooks (from @torbooks, @HoZ_Books, @mcsweeneys, and others) are for sale all over the net, but I sell 'em too, and when you buy 'em from me, I earn twice as much and you get books with no DRM and no license "agreements."



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