What's the best started kit for Raspberry Pi? I'm finally going to spend my Christmas money.
Crap, running out of space on Dropbox and I'm too cheap to pay for more. Hmm...
RIP Dr. Hawking.
"Firefox 59 adds basic support for decentralised internet protocols, specifically DAT, IPFS and Secure Scuttlebutt."
Huh, that's fascinating. https://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/2018/03/firefox-59-changes-download
Damn. A malware called Slingshot has been hiding in routers for the past six years.
Worker-owned businesses: 'We get paid the same regardless of role'
I’m so happy I took the challenge of learning the basics of server administration years ago.
Being able to control your presence online is the future. Yeah it’s a bit more work, but nothing beats being able to build/host your own services.
Teachers: We need to increase funding for education!
Government: Sorry, there's no money for that. Anyways, we bought you all Glocks.
Go Blade Runner 2049!
Getting Uber/Lyft drivers to start a cooperative seems to me to be about as feasible as me getting my friends and family to come to Mastodon. I.e. there's no reason it can't happen but the devil you know I guess.
There is no reason Uber should be a for-profit corporation
If you have Netflix, give The Breadwinner a watch. It's really good.
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w/ the city thing: i was radicalized in DC when i was homeless. i'm living in a small rust belt city now, in a house luckily with my girlfriend, and you don't just go up to people like "fuck america." you technically can, but you might as well be a calvinist preaching about how sinners are all going to hell and only the predetermined elect will be saved. instead i talk to people like "hey, so this is the problem..." people aren't born on the same page as you and you weren't born on it either.
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Heads up, the US is trying to push through a bill that makes site owners criminally responsible for the behavior of their users.