Don't confuse evil with incompetence.
Evil always has all the right words to say. Incompetence makes brash and indefensible statements. Evil uses deception; incompetence uses mismanagement. Evil marginalizes its critics, incompetence marginalizes its allies.
Incompetence should be removed from positions of responsibility - gently and respectfully. And we must always remember that it is when we begin to turn on each other that the real evil wins.

Vous vous rappelez l'histoire des moustiques ogm qui pouvaient pas se reproduire pour réduire la population de moustiques ?

Ben ça a fail et maintenant les moustiques brésiliens sont plus costaud qu'avant

newatlas.com/science/genetic-e

#ogm

🍆👏💦 you won't believe what my virus caught you doing 

@cjd no the tivo clause was added based on consensus. but yes in hindsight I think it was perhaps not a great strategy. I think GPLv3 is still a good license despite that clause though.
keep in mind that the GPLv2 is the brain child of eben moglen and the GPLv3 and AGPLv3 are the children of the GPL revision project, which was also lead by moglen -- not RMS. there is no need to boycott GPL over RMS.

stallman 

@jalcine RMS's work, ethic and philosphy changed my life. If not for RMS, there is a significant chance I would be dead.

It was partly the Free Software ethics, but the work itself. He didn't just ask for a better world, he created it. For me as a teenager, that was a revolutionary idea- that I could personally change the world in that way. I didn't need permission from some company or government. I didn't need to protest, I could simply do it!

(...)

The RMS resignation was inevitable and right, but at the same time very sad.

Things can be right and sad at the same time. We can feel empathy while knowing this was necessary.

For people celebrating, we understand why. For those feeling sad about it, it's okay to feel sad too, but we all knew it had to happen.

#RMS #Stallman #FSF

can you count on your fingers and toes all of the FSF projects RMS sabotaged while in his leadership position?

before writing off RMS as 100% free of software freedom sin, keep in mind that RMS is the reason Mono was able to gain traction (and thus Miguel de Icaza) -- simply because he torpedoed dotGNU (who had a seat in the OASIS group standardizing .NET IL bytecode!!!) due to it being a reimplementation of Microsoft technology.

Since I'm so surrounded by tech & I'm considering this for a while, it seems I got admitted to the BA in CS from Goldsmiths, University of London. I'm actually doing this! 😎

rms shitpost 

fsf, rant, not rms 

why the fuck does matrix do @username:domain.tld instead of what everyone else does?

fsf, rant, not rms 

I'm not impressed with the argument that "golang is best for enterprise software because enterprise developers can't be trusted with power tools and don't deserve them". this is the reason everyone ended up hating java.

Why is the credit roll music from Dr Strangelove playing in my head

Use case for Stamps: you stake some stamps to show that you're Not That Bad, but then if you upset someone, they can burn your stake by burning the same amount of their own money...

Ended up covering Stamps (CC: @emacsen ) in the spec, what's interesting about them is they can be used to develop a market for advertising where brands pay stamps to Social Media Influencers in exchange for promotion.

Hint: It's not really possible to break this use case without also breaking donation...

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