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"This got the cartoonist fired. "
"Sad to report this update: Today, after 25 years as the editorial cartoonist for the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, I was fired."
good thread about privacy in p2p networks https://twitter.com/SarahJamieLewis/status/1008111920988106753
Does anyone know how much tulip bulbs are in bitcoin these days?
I put on a tie as I was getting ready for work yesterday. My dogs thought a giant was coming to take me for a walk.
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"This is a crisis. Certain rules don’t apply in a crisis, especially the rule that the press must amplify the president’s words, whatever they are. [...] Stop chasing [Trump's] tweets and elevating every sideshow. Start every story with truth and the context of what’s really important to citizens in a democracy. [...] Don’t repeat the lies assuming people will automatically know they’re lies." https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2018/jun/13/how-to-report-trump-media-manipulation-language
Now, with a little more distance, I think the thing that bugged me about all the overnight "let's move our projects off of GitHub" reactions that occurred after Microsoft purchased the company is the fact that none of those people were shouting "let's move our projects off of GitHub" the day before the announcement. And that suggests that they misidentified what the actual problem is.
In #belgium, a twitter troll has been convicted for harassing a woman. This is great news. We need more of those.
It's also the site of a good Google Maps glitch: it mapped mid-demolition photographs onto a pre-demolition building shape and labeled it with post-demolition business names
what the ancient Chinese thought of the Romans: http://depts.washington.edu/silkroad/texts/hhshu/hou_han_shu.html#sec11
Notes from the Fonts BoF at Libre Graphics Meeting 2018: https://www.freesoftwhere.org/2018/06/14/the-font-bof-at-libre-graphics-meeting-2018/