New blog post that might be relevant to fellow opers who use #weechat https://demu.red/blog/2020/10/reduce-oper-server-notice-notification-spam-in-android-weechat-nightly/
Oh #SDF darlings, you should know that a member of the #damgüdcyberchattercrew and mighty fine @SDF community sent me on your behalf an exquisite bouquet of roses, chrysandthemums, and lilies to tell me SDF grieves along with me.
I met my beloved when retrocomputing was current-computing, so developing our friendship by the command-line and MUD telnet address is something you can relate to.
With blessing I may stream my late husband's top tunes on #anonradio #OpenMic
@email@example.com Sometimes in life we just have to do the things that are necessary to overcome the adversities we face so we can be the person we know we're meant to be. Your friends will be here ready for your return when the time is right for you!
RMS - How I do my computing
"The most powerful programming language is Lisp. If you don't know Lisp (or its variant, Scheme), you don't know what it means for a programming language to be powerful and elegant. Once you learn Lisp, you will see what is lacking in most other languages."
Big Tech is the malady. Decentralization is the antidote.
Decentralize, and the advertizing model breaks down. Celebrities turn into mere jerks with over-inflated opinions of themselves. Facebook can only profit if it has billions of users locked in to its walled garden. Without centralization, existential threats become paper tigers.
UK’s COVID-19 health data contracts with Google and Palantir finally emerge
Contracts for a number of coronavirus data deals that the U.K. government inked in haste with U.S. tech giants, including Google and Palantir, plus a U.K.-based AI firm called Faculty, have been published today by openDemocracy and law firm Foxglove — which had threatened legal action for withholding the information.
Concerns had been raised (...)
uspol, hot take
@dokuja I was just thinking that this morning. "The police are not here to create disorder, the police are here to preserve disorder." The sad events going on in Minneapolis and other places can be overcome. Humans can be better than that. We CAN do great things like fly in space if we just work together.
"I appreciate SDF but it's a general-purpose server and the name doesn't make it obvious that it's about art." - Eugen Rochko