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"ethical hacking" is basically the hacker equivalent of the term "straight acting [gay]", in that they both essentialize what "normal" (ie: non-ethical/"masculine") gay/hacking is

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Indeed it usually just empowers localized petty despots (eg: Jo Freeman's The Tyranny of Structurelessness, "states' rights")


Decentralization is not necessarily democratization

union representation on the board? sorry best I can do is a seat for the prophet Elijah


My takeaway from's great Starbucks cover is that the company is *begging* for a broader union campaign.

I mean, claiming that workers are represented because there's literally an empty chair at board meetings to symbolize their presence?

"electability" is just the way that rightwing Dems launder their social conservative views they're too willing to admit to by projecting them onto the general populace


Strange to see people continuing to make "electability" arguments in support of Lamb, someone seemingly incapable of getting votes even with massive institutional support.

Using my Raspberry Pi keyboard as a makeshift Steam Deck hub

When we created ODF 20+ years ago, Microsoft first laughed at the committee at OASIS, then made OOXML to render it moot, then rigged ISO to make OOXML a standard, then implemented ODF and now participates in the ODF committee and helps fund its work through COSM.

#Bluesky is Twitter's OOXML to #ActivityPub and it's at the "rigging ISO" stage.

Annie Lennox of Eurythmics with a Tandy 200, and Dave Stewart laying with his head on her lap.

It's like Apple hired The Intercept to write their release notes


This Apple Security Update is showing just how hard true online anonymity really is…

"A new pro-Israel lobbying group has formed in NY State with the explicit intent to oppose NYC-DSA’s electoral campaigns, the first time a pro-Israel group has formed to solely influence state-level politics" (via

anti-PMC discourse be like


wtf. i thought auto dealership owners were working class

It's called CinemaSins because Kyrsten Sinema thinks they make good points

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