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What is this, like Diaspora? Might as well try it.

if you're wondering what's up with the weather, I decided to camp this weekend

so, sorry for that

this is good, but I fear it won't have anything for software. My last phone hardware was fine but it was the software that was making it unusable, and I couldn't install my own rom

"America Should Become a Nation of Renters"

oh so it's good that housing is too expensive and we should instead let rentiers extract value great

Conservatives like to claim individual rights and small government, but that's only when it's in service to their true corporate masters.

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Is there anything we can do about this? Call senators?

It's bullshit that this will make existing municipal networks illegal, ones that are faster and cheaper than those of huge corporations.

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well this is absolute bullshit

"Ohio Republicans close to imposing near-total ban on municipal broadband"

They also redefined broadband as DLS speeds, which is less than half what the FCC defines as broadband.

companies go to great lengths to design open offices for "collaboration" only to offer crappy solutions for the problems of collaboration

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Good. Corporate office work is writing irrelevant reports, sending e-mails no one reads, falling asleep in meetings where wanna-be techno-kings rat race for VP marketing. So you can make a pile of money to overconsume iPhones & Gucci & burn the planet.
Never go back to corpos.

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going through old issues of Circuit Cellar. funny all the old microcontrollers there were and how many there were. If there was a main hobbyist one, it was maybe PIC. But it seemed like the hobbyist world later coalesced around Arduino or Raspberry PI

but the article looking at how the old Stoner boot sector virus worked looks interesting

and I'm looking for a specific article on how to exploit a trick in the Galaga arcade machine

hey @cryodraws is your hello void store up? I'm looking to get something but everything says "coming soon". it might be my browser that's not showing products as available though...

The conservatives don't like Big Tech kicking them off their platforms, but they already think a private company can do what they want like refusing gay cakes.

So they have to do something else, but can't say monopolies are bad because they are beholden to them.

Hence utility.

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Conservatives wouldn't want to break up monopolies because their beholden to monopolies.

But I'm guessing they're bringing up this suit because of tech companies "attack" on conservatism (platforms won't let them say racist things).

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When the Bell telephone monopoly was being broken up, they said you can't break us up because you'll impact our ability to provide the 911 emergency services.

But conservative Ohio prefers utility over breaking up.

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The answer would be to break up Google. They don't want to be regulated, but they'd prefer those golden chains over being broken up.

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It's certainly not good that Google shows you results that have their products at the top of the list.

That's an obvious anti-trust issue, but that is never mentioned in the suit. Instead, it's only talk that their search should be declared a public utility.

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Ohio wants Google declared a public utility.

But I think that's the wrong action to take and they're doing it for the wrong reason.

If you can afford to leave Earth to avoid it's problems, you helped create them.

So if you leave, you should have to give up all stakes here and have no more say in how we operate.

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