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I use Windows because that's where the overwhelming majority of our users live, but my goodness they don't make this OS easy to love.

This toot has been brought to you by Microsoft Whiteboard, the not great program that requires you to sign in that replaced Sketchpad, which was good and didn't, and the file manager that is inexplicably decaying over time despite having zero new visible roles or requirements.

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A friend of mine has proposed an empirical measure of software complexity, which I sort of love. It is: starting from a clean install of your operating system, how many package managers do you need to install to make this software build?

That number is your project’s Fuckit Number.

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Internship opportunities at ACLU 

Hey, we're doing a bunch of internships this summer. Our hiring process for these puts an emphasis on underrepresented groups and we're doing everything 100% remote right now so you can do this from anywhere in the US. In addition to the expected legal stuff we also have stuff like a software engineering internship and some media stuff (including working on our podcast). Check it out

aclu.org/careers/internships/

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If you have a Reddit account, go here: old.reddit.com/prefs

Scroll down to privacy options

Untick "let other users see my online status"

Click save

They apparently _just_ added this and opted everyone in without consent.

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Get fedi hired 

@thegibson Not me! But I am hiring SREs, if you know of any.

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Just to see what happens I've replaced my browser's user agent with the EICAR test string.

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Needing to reboot your keyboard is a very modern indignity.

Through the joys of text wrapping, the screencap I've put in this presentation reads "busy/AF", rather than "busy/AFK".

I'm just going to own this. I mean, show me the lie?

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RT @thepine64@twitter.com

Video calls on the #PinePhone! You can now hold a video conference call using Matrix @element_hq@twitter.com in Firefox.

Article (in German): marius.bloggt-in-braunschweig.

🐦🔗: twitter.com/thepine64/status/1

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#Google should spend a lot more money on #Android. By 2016 they spent $9 billion on Android, and made $22 billion in profit. It is clear that Android users are not the customers here.
bloomberg.com/news/articles/20

Six Flags Dancing Guy But For FOSS Videoconferencing Software is not a career pivot I expected but here we go I guess.

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