Short answer: No.
Long answer: Nooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooo
Adding to the Article 13 Alert Klaxons:
Physical thinness is not an important factor about laptops to me. I'd rather have a centimeter of extra thickness, if I can have all the ports I care about, and not have to have a bunch of adapters.
If you're in the UK, you can opt out of sharing your confidential medical data with researchers at this address:
Opting out does NOT affect your own treatment, your doctors will still be able to access your data when they need it.
Sportsball is amazing:
"In theory, this is the ultimate product."
He showed a small animal with soft scales and wings. It purred.
"A dragon cat hybrid, which is also a book."
"A book? How do you read it?"
"You tell it. 'Boknir, open'."
The dragoncatbook hissed at him. "Shan't."
"In theory," he sighed.
#MicroFiction #TootFic #SmallStories
Racket, the programmable programming language joins Conservancy as a member project! https://sfconservancy.org/news/2018/jun/12/racketjoins/
My friend is a good photographer and sells prints via her Etsy shop. I've bought one, the Toronto streetcar one. It hangs in my office.
Recommended. Please have a look. It would make her day if you bought something.
tech bros on twitter arguing against libraries in favour of "spotify for books" because authors/publishers (or rather VC investors) can't use libraries as their primary source of profit is just a perfect example of silicon valley's willful ignorance or complete contempt for the ideas of public service and the commons.
rather than everybody creating a public space and sharing resources they'd have us all completely separated and paying countless times over for the same thing.
Instead of racing to get your favourite self-hosted git project to federate with other instances of itself.
now seems like a great opportunity to step back and create a standard protocol for server-server sharing of git metadata such as issues, pull requests, and wiki pages.
then your data could be on ANY hosted git platform, and you're not locking other developers into your software.
How tf was LinkedIn worth 26 Billion and Github worth 7.5 Billion?
I trained a neural net to generate roller derby names & discovered it doesn't quite get the concept of puns. It's excruciating to watch it try.
Exercise is an… uh… exercise in bleak futility. I want one of those Culture style internal fitness dials. Or a Tachikoma shell.