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I just realised the pencil I'm using every day was manufactured in Czechoslovakia: it's at least 27 years old and still perfectly working! Amazing backward compatibility

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I found my new belief status:
— from Ancient Greek ἀποστασία (apostasía, “defection, revolt, keeping a distance”) — I just find life away from more enjoyable

probably just a snob way of being

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Top airlines’ promises to offset flights carbon footprint are a big fat lie: “Most of this is pure public relations.”

unearthed.greenpeace.org/2021/

"Oh bah ça c'est une SURPRIIIIIISE ! Oh c'est incroyable, je crois bien que je vais crever d'une crise cardiaque tellement c'est surprenant !" — Iago

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Signal played Facebook at their own game. They bought Instagram ads to show to people the type of info Facebook collects using the platform’s own ad tools.

Facebook didn’t like #signal was doing this and suspended their account 😂

Read about it here:

signal.org/blog/the-instagram-

#privacy

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mediawiki has this feature where you can thank people for edits, and i think this is a signal i wish more software sent.

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Linux was invented to stop family members from asking you to fix their computer.

When they know your answer is gonna be "Lemme install Linux on it" they don't ask.

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[job] Framasoft recrute un⋅e rédacteur⋅ice / graphiste (print/web) senior

➡️ contact.framasoft.org/recrutem

Vous avez jusqu'au 16 mai 2021 pour postuler. N'hésitez pas à faire circuler !

#RedactionWeb #graphisme #association #EducPop #libre #Framablog #cm

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Machine translation (esp. Google's on Indo-European language pairs like English/Spanish) is really getting to the point where it's possible to comfortably read long-form information in languages I don't speak, or not well.

Yes, with mistakes and biases. Still, it's transformative technology that should ultimately be open & free without restrictions. For now I am going to consciously try to shift my own behaviors to read more stuff I would have avoided in the past because of language barriers.

si vous êtes d'humeur à faire des alexandrins et que vous ne l'avez pas encore vu, je vous recommande chaudement "Le Grand Retournement" fr.wikipedia.org/wiki/Le_Grand dispo ici youtube.com/watch?v=RaHG5IcrFG , mise en scène du principe que l'on privatise les profits et socialise les pertes : le contexte est celui de la crise de 2007-2008, mais les mécanismes valent toujours aujourd'hui

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RT @SarahJ_Berry@twitter.com

Instead of roads breaking up pavements, pavements should break up roads.

Because people walking and wheeling should get priority over cars in any area where they're likely to be in abundance.

🐦🔗: twitter.com/SarahJ_Berry/statu

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[ query] Databases with a endpoint, sorted by number of ids known by Wikidata w.wiki/3Fnj

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Everyone who works with computers intently are really confused as to why other people want to put computers in everything

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Vu sur LinkedIn 😂

– We don't write tests.
– Why?
– Because we don’t have time for it.
– Why?
– Because there is too much work and pressure.
– Why?
– Because we don’t move fast enough.
– Why?
– Because changing software has become risky and difficult.
– Why?
– Because we don’t write tests.

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