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Because apparently Dunning-Krugerrands are so important that a decommissioned coal power plant in Australia needs to be recommissioned just to power their mining.
Nice one, #45. (CW: pol, duh)
Downloads, the Desktop folder for people with clean desktops
Today is Holocaust Memorial Day. 🕯 🕯 🕯
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@Zero_Democracy this is, liiiiike, definitely a thing.
like. the "welp, am i actually queer enough for this to not be, in some weird backwards way, like, appropriative and stuff?" like. ime.
which. yeah. idk. is a whole thing, and i'm super not sure what to do about it. 🤷
 which, like, okay, that's not really even a meaningful question.
 and, like, even if it ~was~~~~... :\
I have a suspicion that a lot of cishet men are shy and reticent about challenging gender norms because they have this internalized idea that it isn't their lane. Go for it, yo. You have the best armor rating. Tank.
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"FTC Says 'Warranty Void If Removed' Stickers Are Bullshit, Warns Manufacturers They're Breaking the Law
Federal law says you can repair your own things, and manufacturers cannot force you to use their own repair services."
It is interesting to me.
It is illuminating that nearly every female hacker I have looked up data on is generally disparaged for their work.
Every tiny mistake pointed out, in excruciating detail.
The next few entries in hackerhistory will showcase some of these women... without judgement.
And god forbid they be blessed with looks good or bad... then the discussion turns only to that.
This is a terrible thing.
I had a StatusNet account until Evan killed identi.ca years ago; a shit-ton of great people I talk with here every day have accounts on Pleroma or GNU Social. Some are their developers.
#Mastodon benefited handsomely from there being a large community of dedicated people in Fediverse before Mastodon was a thing. Let's acknowledge that and stop being so condescending.