why organize tech workers? Show more
> why organize? don't you, as a software dev, get paid enough?
1. no, i don't
2. without my knowledge or consent, things i've made have killed people, and my only options were to shrug or quit
3. work should not give you PTSD
4. worker rights and communal welfare is about more than pay. it's about power dynamics, accountability, representation, and taking the craft back from the profiteers who readily dispose of us
programming take Show more
exceptions are bad, actually.
uspol, elections, democratic party Show more
this makes for a pretty interesting read:
"The whole campaign finance system needs to burn with cleansing fire. But the Democratic Party’s surrender to legalized corruption makes it unable to run on one of the great motivating issues in 2018. Instead, our candidate has to spend time promising she won't be a tool in the hands of her own party's hated leadership."
this website just now via @meguey is very aesthetic.
food Show more
i just spent an hour outside in the 37° drizzle picking like 1% of the apples still on the tree. despite hail, bugs, birds, and fungus, it was a huge crop this year. more than we could possibly consume by ourselves. depressingly, most of it's going to rot.
this was a year where between work, family losses, travel, and my consistent and indefensible laziness, most of the calories our patch of yard produced wound up going to waste.
i'd like to get better at this.
st:tng Show more
i started tng over again for some background noise. an early conclusion from this rewatch is that it's a real bummer how rarely you find a sex planet that doesn't come with some kind of uptight omnipotent energy being hovering around killing the buzz.
"The user manual contains some significant errors. Most of these are due to last minute changes to achieve a greater degree of compatibility with IBM's implementation of MS-DOS (PC DOS). This includes the use
of "\" instead of "/" as the path separator, and "/" instead of "-"
as the switch character."
it's always kind of interesting when you encounter a fossil trace of someone's Giant Mistake as it happened.
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