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I have decided that I will spend much of my remaining life and energy figuring out ways to avoid any contact with Workday, Inc's hostile software
Recent events in my Google+ timeline have reminded me once more that the most important rule in communication is the principle of charity: interpreting a speaker's statements in the most rational way possible and, in the case of any argument, considering its best, strongest possible interpretation.
Condemnations come easy. But it's easier to tear things down than to build them up. It's easier to wage war than build peace, to sow mistrust than to make friends. Be good. ❤️
Are there a lot of #Debian developers and maintinars in the fediverse? (I.e, DD and DM)
Look at this Dome Home 😍
The Metrics Team (where I work) at Tor Project is hiring a third team member. We're looking for someone that will work with helping us design and refine systems for gathering and analyzing data. This can be a remote position.
This week I wrote a Python library that figures out what date/time format a given piece of text is using, and which languages and countries use that format. It Just Works for input from all over the world, and I'm quite proud of it! https://github.com/jameysharp/percentagent
I'd fancy having one of those in the garden.
 Seeds in modern avocados are too big to be swallowed by any animal (apparently).
 According to that Wikipedia article the Osage orange didn't get widely distributed until mankind did it in recent times.
@sajith @fitheach Ah, looks like the kind eaten by extinct megafauna! https://journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371/journal.pone.0001745 https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1055790317304852 Lovely stuff!
We still have a tech position open at the Freedom of the Press Foundation (a nonprofit): a Sr. Software Engineer position to work on SecureDrop, the open source whistleblower platform used by 65+ media organizations, originally developed by the late Aaron Swartz.
You get paid to work
✅ from anywhere in the world
✅ on a world-changing project
✅ that's open source,
✅ stewarded by a small team
✅ that's led by a woman.
Help spreading the word is much appreciated:
It's time for me to pass the torch on Barnacles, the social news and discussion site for bootstrappers I've been running: https://barnacl.es/s/iklvvc/passing_torch
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