Trans bay-area friends looking for portfolio shots, or who just want to try doing an artistic shoot: an amazing friend who does queer & body-positive photography is looking for models for a (timely) new project.
I can put you in touch, or their Instagram post is here: https://www.instagram.com/p/BpVTWV8l0n2/
ESR took a cool counterculture and got his shitty right-wing UNIX ideology all over it—he's not just a bad person, he's a exceptionally bad historian and you shouldn't take his word for anything, the jargon file that he "curates" reflects nothing like an actual 70s/80s programming culture.
here's a pre-ESR jargon file for reference: https://www.dourish.com/goodies/jargon.html
We've just published a (long-overdue) update on the status of Liberapay: https://medium.com/liberapay-blog/liberapay-status-update-a76403f4e0
I'm realizing that there's a common misunderstanding regarding tech principles such as "Free Software" or "transparency" or "standards." Even democracy!
The point has never been that every single person should edit source code and submit FOIA requests, all while running for parliament...
Even if you never intend to do so any such things yourself, if you have the option, it means you (or your community) can, if necessary, recruit an expert who will.
Having such options matters a lot.
Devil's Triangle (disambiguation) Wikipedia article edited anonymously from US House of Representatives https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?diff=861497321&oldid=839322382
GPLv2 is irrevocable. @pchestek wrote a new section for the copyleft.org guide to explain how. https://sfconservancy.org/news/2018/sep/26/GPLv2-irrevocability/
Today Members of the European Parliament adopted three terrible proposals in the new #CopyrightDirective and rejected every good one, setting the stage for mass, automated surveillance and arbitrary censorship of the Internet. (1/6) https://www.eff.org/deeplinks/2018/09/today-europe-lost-internet-now-we-fight-back
Some of that bird website was my fault, but now I'm here.
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