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Every night I go to bed and then spend another 2 hours fucking around on the internet

#VerseThursday

Thanks to @Mayana for introducing me to this poem (and highlighting the accessibility issues with poem formatting!)

I love the poem but I feel like it takes such a turn I can't even quote a bit without giving you the wrong idea about it.

The poet seems to use they/them pronouns too, which is cool!

poetryfoundation.org/poetrymag

Silica Gel Pack
This is not a snack of honor
no highly edible substance is commemorated here

Probably should toot stuff so I look like a real person but that would require having interesting thoughts worth sharing

@soft hi soft, you follow me, can I follow you back please?

I adore Godspeed and their values but the new album isn't doing anything for me, sigh.

> empty the prisons
> take power from the police and give it to the neighbourhoods that they terrorise.
> end the forever wars and all other forms of imperialism.
> tax the rich until they're impoverished.

godspeedyoublackemperor.bandca

When asked about fears of automation in 1969, Arthur C. Clarke famously said that we shouldn't worry about automation: "the goal of the future is full unemployment, so we can play." I have never seen his answer quoted in full.

Why is it called Tug of War and not War of Tug?

Appearance- 

Briefly saw myself in profile today and was reminded of my status as least attractive man I know. Ignorance is bliss kids

Indigenous people from modern day Canada and Alaska invented the first sunglasses. The oldest pair known dates back to the year 1200. They work by limiting the amount of sunlight that hits your eyes, preventing snow blindness.

I really want to see Mozilla flourish but things are pretty dire. This is a sober review of a bunch of things they're not doing very well: calpaterson.com/mozilla.html

We pay to Steam, Netflix, Amazon prime, Spotify. But not to Wikipedia, Archive.org, Librivox, Project Gutenberg, for our favourite Linux distro.

The huge asymmetry between corporate and community has not emerged naturally. It is a product of our choices of not supporting community oriented projects.

The short conveniences vs the long-term good. We always chose the former.

In face of surveillance capitalism, we must and must change.

its funny that peoplr act like wealth redistribution is this radical impossible political idea when in america every 10 years there is an economic contraction and you, the worker, have your wealth redistributed to the rich

Surveillance capitalism is the same as climate change, but for data:

- Some people have been warning about its consequences for years
- Most people don't care because they don't feel concerned, they can't see it affecting them
- A few companies are making a lot of damage with the help of governments
- When we will face the consequences it will be too late
- We can still do something about it, and the sooner the better

Also, if you are even a bit interested in devops or security, I am hiring support engineers again and also looking for a kickass technical writer to overhaul our troubled docs (job listing for that one will go up next week) - boards.greenhouse.io/humio

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