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"When I picture it in my head I think of the early web as more of a library. Over time it has transitioned into a shopping mall." - chris_f (via HN)

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@p capitalism hacked our brains to make normal people okay with taking advantage of others

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@RussSharek @librelounge As a producer I'm looking for two very specific things:

1. I'm looking for someone who has done something difficult. This doesn't have to be technical, it can be art, but they have to have created something.

2. I'm looking for someone who can explore the thing they're doing by contextualizing it, or by going very deep into it.

We've had some amazing guests that fit this criteria, and those are the best shows. They're also the hardest shows to make.

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Solutions to existing software problems cause more layers of solutions to the problems of the former solutions. It only gets worse.

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We really need a FOSS search engine with, and this is important: its own in-house, FOSS crawler

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foss bros: "sharing software is good!"

foss bros when they find out about the glimpse fork: "this is stolen software!!!!!"

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Can we for once take the brave step of making specs which are NOT arbitrarily extensible and just deal with their one problem properly and tell anyone with a slightly different problem to get fucked please thanks bye

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A real effort considering connotations in programming laguage was made with RbHint. It is a Ruby static code analyzer and code formatter and a fork of Rubocop, to reframe away from police-oriented language. They still need help with this task. @coding and @zee are involved.
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More here: github.com/zspencer/rbhint

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all existing project management software suffers from the same misconceptions:

- projects end
- "done" is binary instead of a spectrum
- "done" is the same as "successful"
- "done" is a one-way street
- priorities are absolute instead of relative
- tasks are the only things worth tracking, notes/concepts go somewhere else
- project structures are acyclic

I could go on forever

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Un scan: use, copie, edite, haga un remix, proyectelo, hydraleelo, saquele fotocopia, screenshotee, descargue, apropie*se.

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What if you don't want to work, but your job *is* banging on the drum all day?

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