Libraries are honestly saving me so much money right now.
Thank you libraries. I can't afford all these damn books.

I will personally make an arch linux install script suited for your personal needs if you PayPal me $20

Smh whoring out my tech skills just to get a place to live

search indexing should be opt-in not opt-out

Get 40% off of all ebooks at @nostarch with coupon code DRMFREE40 - nostarch.com - for Day Against DRM.

Also: DRM is stupid.

Latest uBlock Origin Update Rejected from the Chrome Web Store. No time like the present to switch to Firefox.
github.com/uBlockOrigin/uBlock

I think Wine (and emulators in general) are going to be key for keeping control of our computers from being wrestled away from us. Personal Computing (not just PCs but computing in general) is being subsumed by cloud providers and subscription models and I for one am not about to give up the idea of Personal Computing.

If there's anything that I've learned from 30+ years in computing is that corporate interests are never in the users long-term interests. Ever.

Elizabeth Warren was asked how she would respond to a person who says that marriage is "between one man and one woman"...

"I'm going to assume it's a guy who said that, and I will say, then just marry one woman… Assuming you can find one" Warren said.

BAM! 😆👍

Greta Thunberg als Keynote-Speakerin für den #36C3?

D&D lets you live out all kinds of fantasies, such as:
-Having everyone call you by your preferred name and gender
-Having a big group of friends who do everything together
-Making a reasonable wage as a freelancer
-Being able to murder the terrible leadership of your country
-Getting 8 hours of sleep

What do y'all think of the franchise? I think the PC game simply titled 'Battletech' looks cool, I want it and would love to play it.

I’ve been out of work since March and my youngest sister is having her wedding at the end of October. It’s in Texas and traveling there from Oregon is a big feat especially with my disabled partner. So I’m raising money to go see her. We need about $1500 to comfortably make the trip. Boosts and donations are all equally appreciated! (Going to be posting this for a while)

paypal.me/pools/c/8i8DR1Sta6

I should probably explain that hashtag, #foak. Back in the Usenet days (I know, I’m old), we used “FOAK” in subject lines to designate a fact-based question we were looking for an answer to. The idea was that Usenet contained so many knowledgeable people that we were collectively the Font Of All Knowledge.

I’d love it if that caught on as a hashtag here; I’d really enjoy following the tag and seeing if I could answer any of the questions.

#meta #mastodon

To go with the c64 I'm giving my uncle, I am including my old SD2IEC, which I will replace with a pi1541.

In addition to that, though, u want to include a couple of games on cartridge.

What are your favorite NTSC C64 games, in general, and on cartridges specifically?

The real draw of retrocomputing 

Today I'm: Learning more and the PF , and and gonna study some more stuff!

can we all, as a culture, please forget that skype exists

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