please let us keep this -- H.R.1327 a bill to fund 9/11 first responders indefinitely -- bookmarked until it has passed all thru the house then senate then president and is finally law; and should we look to find that our representatives are not yet cosponsors, please let us call and demand to know why.
i suppose we're all learning about the federation as it evolves; my suspicion is that using multiple instances might provide insight to improve our collective experience and be ready for the arguably inevitable influx of ignorant content mastodon may see over the coming months. however, driven am i by mostly optimism! i think the fediverse is a magical furry tusked creature comprised of everyone who ever read the conscience of a hacker or played punk rock or made a stranger laugh.
if you haven't seen my tilde.town web zone you should check it out
i will be writing for @RhizomatixBlog over the coming while. this, entitled A Violently Typical Example of Hacking, is an exploratory piece meant to help me towards crafting an article defining hacking. it is not part of the publication, but may be of interest to some!
Time to welcome a new member of the team, @nydel! Time to celebrate 🎂 🎈 🎉 ❗ They are currently working on an article about definitions of hacking
jargon file appendix a:
"#hacking might be characterized as ‘an appropriate application of ingenuity’. whether the result is a quick-and-dirty patchwork job or a carefully crafted work of art, you have to admire the cleverness that went into it."
Combing thru SDF's FAQ section, I stumbled across the most elegant & succinct definition for hacking I've yet seen: "HACKING is an educational process of working through a problem with limited knowledge to arrive at a solution which improves the individual's understanding of the problem." Pure poetry.