The year is 5019. Humans, as we know them, are long gone. The Earth is inhabited chiefly by advanced, sapient machines.

For legacy reasons, everyone's name starts with "Mozilla/5.0 (compatible;".

mkfs is the fastest way to delete a billion files.

@liw “The Ferengi are hailing us.”
“Onscreen.”
“Uh… we can't, they're using a proprietary codec and the licence isn't compatible with Federation law.”
“Can we install it anyway? Under one of the diplomacy directives.”
“Nnnooo, looks like we'd need to upgrade the ship's processing core. Or maybe downgrade. Possibly both.”
“Ah screw it, just open fire.”

idlewords.com/2019/06/the_new_…

> Google CEO Sundar Pichai argued that it is “vital for companies to give people clear, individual choices around how their data is used.” Like all Times opinion pieces, his editorial included multiple Google tracking scripts served without the reader’s knowledge or consent. Had he wanted to, Mr. Pichai could have learned down to the second when a particular reader had read his assurance that Google “stayed focused on the products and features that make privacy a reality.”

Them: are you sure you're a girl?

Me: yeah, pretty sure.

Them: cuz you act a lot like my dad used to

Me: have you considered that your dad might also be a girl?

the most messed up history fact is that they had ancient egyptian ruins, in ancient egypt

"ancient egypt" went on for so long that we're closer to the time cleopatra was born than cleopatra was to the time the early pyramids were built

If emacs is a Lisp IDE that just happens to contain an OK text editor does that make Chrome a forkbomb that just happens to contain an OK browser?

iscute.moe/objects/de572a28-f2…


♲ @kurisu@iscute.moe: I genuinely don't understand why people give such a shit about instance blocking, the people who want it naturally migrate to instances where they have it and the people who don't migrate to instances where they don't. It literally does not matter and especially has nothing to do with free speech. Get over it.

Creationists attend a museum conference: freak out over all-gender bathrooms. We have another reason to support the Trans Agenda, besides human rights.

freethoughtblogs.com/pharyngul

I'm a happy Firefox user, even on mobile. I find it problematic that anyone browser has a dominant market share. It used to be MSIE, now it's Chrome. It takes better people than corporate overlords to not abuse the power they have.

You can resist the man now by submitting patches to support huawei platforms

The assault on the Venezuelan embassy

The violent police seizure of the Venezuelan embassy in Washington expressed in microcosm the criminality of US imperialism the world over.

wsws.org/en/articles/2019/05/1

Really great background info about that "two wolves" story here:
apihtawikosisan.com/2012/02/ch
Please boost as you would a good meme.

diasp.eu/posts/60d313605915013…


♲ @bjoern@diasp.eu: fsfe wrote: Yesterday Christine Prayon was awarded the Dieter-Hildebrandt-Prize of the City of #Munich and used the moment to criticise their switch back to proprietary systems. She donated the prize money to the #FSFE to support #FreeSoftware and "our future" ❤ fsfe.org/news/2019/news-201905…

cnx-software.com/2019/05/13/ho Allwinner will never realize how many sales they lost because "A20 sata performance is bad". What a good business plan to keep it secret howto use your hardware.

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