So a question: how much tabletop crossover do we have here? How many of us are TTRPG people, how many are board game people, how many are card game people, etc.?
I obviously love TTRPGs and I like to play board games when I can get enough friends together to do so. Not much of a card player, though.
My potted view on adding extra ethical clauses to open source licenses: you should totallytry it out! But (and this is something that the GPL's aikido hides), the point of FLOSS licenses is to bypass the problems that ideas of intellectual property insert into the free flow of digital information. So, you get to add your clauses, but you will also end up with the friction and unintuitive consequences of IP law.
This has, historically, Not Gone Well. But who knows what the future holds?
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"The [recent] revelations [of new state-sponsored election influence operations] are evidence that Russia has not been deterred and that Iran is following in its footsteps. This underlines a sobering reality: America’s adversaries believe that it is still both safe and effective to attack U.S. democracy using American technologies and the freedoms we cherish."
A galvanizing, maddening read from one of the sharpest netsec/policy leaders: https://www.lawfareblog.com/its-too-late-protect-2018-elections-heres-how-us-can-prepare-2020
tarot is rigged. they don't even let you bring your own deck to counter their attacks. how are you supposed to win
I guess one serious post I will make is this: there is a real movement to threaten, endanger, and literally kill journalists for doing their jobs. The tactics (doxing, stalking, calls for doxing and stalking, death threats, lies or misleading statements in order to stir people up) are replicable and are being replicated. This is now part of the job description. It shouldn’t have to be. The only allies we have are members of the public who can discern and call out dishonesty.
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The Freedom of the Press Foundation are looking for an SRE. They're good people, doing good work, and you should definitely consider working with them. https://freedom.press/jobs/job-opening-associate-site-reliability-engineer/
Here's another piece with the same which is much less musical and just some weird fun noise blasting. My Minibrute 2 can't do "chords" (it's monophonic) so I turned up the arpeggiator to run really fast and ran it through my cheap reverb pedal so the notes overlapped. It sounded REALLY STRANGE. https://instaud.io/2fSj
Dead Cells on Switch. Yes.
Love me some pivot tables.
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Serious vulnerability incoming. If you use PGP and email please read this: https://www.eff.org/deeplinks/2018/05/attention-pgp-users-new-vulnerabilities-require-you-take-action-now
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