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I wrote a personal essay on federated social web meets the rogue archivists, the nuance and power of forgetting, and building social software around consent and archival resistance. wilkie.how/posts/social-archiv

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when people ask about my opinion on a programming thing I just say "it's kinda ok, good for some things, bad for others. i don't mind using it if I have to except for that one thing it does really bad. yeah, haha, THAT thing" so the same amount of people disagree with me anyway.

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It is 2074. Copyright is no longer extended since rich people no longer die. All librarians are unseen outlaws building archives underground. This is their story.

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imaging some floppies that are as old as I am. here's hoping somebody images me someday.

Apparently Amy Klobuchar is having some kind of rally at the pub next to my office. It's so weird how one cannot escape the presidential race.

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To all GNU project members past and present. I want to hear from you. Please email me.

rebuild the FSF from the people pushed out of the FSF

*cable: expensive and inflexible* i'll just pirate things
*streaming: watch whatever whenever* finally! streaming is ideal
*ok then. one streaming service per show* wait. no. ~waves 🏴‍☠️ in defeat~

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Thinking about one of my all-time favourite bugs, "OpenOffice can't print on Tuesdays" bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+sou

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an elk - a real-life moose - is running loose in the rich suburbs, and everyone is at a loss as to what to do

it is an amoooseing situation

over a thousand students pledge to not work for Palantir because of ICE contracts... but I mean, don't work for them regardless! notechforice.com/20190916-2/

closing vim is easy, you just wait for the next windows update

with the old guard finally leaving what should be activist spaces and MIT/Harvard disgraced, progress might actually happen

it looks a bit better with my Das Keyboard, but if any of you want to get me a black Model M, that would be lovely

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rms, fsf, conservancy 

*submits paper* aah, really cut that close. *looks at next CFP being due in a month* oh no

a set of shelves that doesn't go up to the ceiling is just wasted opportunity

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I should have plugged my black Das keyboard into this

the USB ports are a bit useless, but my new Intel 8088 NuXT rig runs Oregon Trail flawlessly

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