the problem is that packing the court to dilute the fascists in power is far easier than what needs to be done: change the core rules of government that allowed them in the first place

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Limiting Disney's copyright to two years because that's the life expectancy of a mouse.

"classical music is royalty free, tho" oh you poor baby

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this past week, twitch chats everywhere have been a bunch of millennials explaining copyright to zoomers and I'm here for their radicalization

calling a protocol 'finger' was a serious mistake, but I respect webfinger for really leaning into the horniness of it, logo-wise.

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oops my peertube should federate now. I forgot to remove my temporary .well-known rule for cert authentication so webfinger did not work. CURSE YOU BLAINE COOK.

@djsumdog oops. my fault. webfinger was routed incorrectly. I blame Blaine for everything webfinger related :) :) I think it should work, now.

@kai I've used it to host videos for course lectures in the past and it worked extremely well

@Gargron I have wilkiepedia.org too, of course, and doomed myself to a life of typing it wrong forever

this makes me want to go back and record the initial dozen pre-covid lectures 😬

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I finally uploaded much of my videos/lectures to a permanent domain with PeerTube. Phew. video.wilkie.how/videos/trendi

seeing Gary Kildall and getting angry at how Bill Gates and Microsoft did him dirty... and got away with it

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I'm enjoying laughing at this 1989 episode of The Computer Chronicles about advancements in laptop computers. (they were all very very terrible) youtube.com/watch?v=zRCBepOHaY

it is great to see my generation still keep up with and relate so heavily to the new generation. I hope that this culminates into a vehicle that will lead to revolution. If you don't like that sentence amend "metaphorically, through the vote!"

I need some of that candy conservatives think is getting passed out to children for halloween so I can get through election day. the timing is perfect.

i want to sleep. but i also want to eat an entire meal.

somebody posting the source code for youtube-dl (which was taken down by RIAA via DMCA) on social media encoded inside image files is our new DeCSS poetry

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source mirror of youtube-dl encoded as image with decode commands

convert -depth 8 yt_dl1.png rgb:yt_dl1.part
convert -depth 8 yt_dl2.png rgb:yt_dl2.part
cat yt_dl1.part yt_dl2.part > yt_dl-2020.9.20.tar.gz

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