We live in a world where Creative Commons shills NFTs, the biggest revenue stream for Firefox is promoting Google, and Microsoft is a platinum member of the Linux Foundation.

Got my COVID Booster yesterday. I didn't have any reaction to my first 2 doses, but I woke up this morning with chills and aches all over. 😎

Everyone knows that #BlackFriday sales are pretty awful, the prices are usually the same as the rest of the year! :eyeroll:

Why not donate to a nice Fediverse project instead? :awwwblob:

ActivityPub for Wordpress - Plugin which adds your Wordpress blog to the Fediverse
notiz.blog/donate

BookWyrm - GoodReads alternative
opencollective.com/bookwyrm

FunkWhale - Federated music & podcast platform
opencollective.com/funkwhale

Mastodon - Twitter alternative
opencollective.com/mastodon

Mobilizon - Facebook Events alternative made by Framasoft
framasoft.org/en/#support

PeerTube - YouTube alternative made by Framasoft
framasoft.org/en/#support

PixelFed - Instagram alternative
opencollective.com/pixelfed

Also shoutouts to WriteFreely (a Medium alternative) and Friendica (a Facebook alternative) which don't have donation pages, but which deserve support 👏

#Fediverse

Watching the Depp/Carter version of "Sweeney Todd" tonight in honor of Sondheim's passing.

Name this classic holiday film:

"Well how do you like that? Not so much as a 'kiss my foot' or 'have an apple'!"

Turns out, I am not eligible to donate blood in the US because I spent three months in the UK in 1996. They are worried I might have "mad cow" disease.

ughhhh they're coming out with the first image for asahi linux soon. maybe i should i get a macbook air...

Trump's social network (Truth Social) is now open source due to pressure from the maintainers of Mastodon.

I have now mirrored the code on Codeberg and GitHub to keep track of changes, ease public examination, and ensure a copy stays public.

codeberg.org/TruthSocial/truth
github.com/justjosias/truth-so

I have also generated a basic diff between Mastodon v3.4.1 and Truth Social's latest code. codeberg.org/TruthSocial/diffs

#TruthSocial #mastodev

RT @carlwgeorge@twitter.com

On a whim I decided to install @ubuntu@twitter.com's Yaru theme on my @fedora@twitter.com workstation (real easy, just `dnf install yaru-theme`). Hot damn, this thing looks nice. Great job by the developers/designers over there.

🐦🔗: twitter.com/carlwgeorge/status

RT @JoshuaPotash@twitter.com

Friendly reminder that strikes were illegal, unions were illegal, sit-ins were illegal. The law has no inherent connection to right and wrong, and if we want to save this planet and ourselves we need to understand that.

🐦🔗: twitter.com/JoshuaPotash/statu

Ahmaud Arbery verdict: all three white men found guilty of murdering Black man as he jogged 

Father and son Greg and Travis McMichael and William ‘Roddie’ Bryan, all white, pursued 25-year-old black man in Georgia neighborhood

Arbery's killers face life in prison

GOOD! At least 5 times over.

theguardian.com/us-news/live/2

Thank you to everyone who made great. We can’t wait for you to join us November 4–5, 2022 for the tenth year of SeaGL!

seagl.org/news/2021/11/19/2021

hey y’all. american thanksgiving is coming up. i know it’s a shitty colonialist holiday. but i think one way to make some good out of it is to donate money to your local food bank. thanksgiving is also traditionally a food and harvest centric holiday, and demand for food banks spikes during the winter, so i feel like this makes sense. also, the pandemic is still happening and many people are still struggling financially. so i hope you’ll join me in doing this. :boost_requested:

yesterday i learned a lesson i already knew about proprietary software

i plugged in my old iPad and asked it to download some episodes of Behind the Attraction to watch on the plane

then i put it in my bag and eventually boarded. once we got to 10,000 feet, i pulled out my iPad and was greeted with, "Please go to the App Store to update Disney+"

except, of course, i was in the air on a regional jet with no wireless, and i didn't need that update anyway because i just wanted to watch downloaded episodes!

anyway piracy is in every way better and more ethical than using subscription streaming services

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