California DMV is the worst place in the world . Its Wednesday they open at 9 AM but people know how bad it is so they are in line at 7AM. Number 10 already.

A proposal for a Global Co-operative IT Network from the International Co-operative Alliance

"The purpose will be to serve the IT needs of the coop movement.

It will be a forum where ICA members can go to get advice on different IT products, services and service providers and where IT professionals from coops or who serve coops can work together, learn from each other and recommend products and services to help members."


facebook, censorship, art history 

"Curator and art historian Ruben Cordova thought that Facebook was the perfect platform to archive the photographic materials equivalent to almost a decadeโ€™s worth of his research. [...] [On] November 16..., [Facebook] permanently disabled his account due to an alleged violation of community standards banning sexually explicit content. And with that, Cordova lost access to 9 yearsโ€™ worth of aggregated resources and materials."

It's not just twitter, other social media sites loss are apparently mastodon's gain.

IRC was the beginning of the federated Internet

RT this idiot just messaged my page and said "glad you're putting yourself out there, you'll be easy to find and dispatch once the revolution starts"

First of all, my name ain't on the fuckin page
Second, his profile pic has his last name in it.

Niklaus King. Neo-nazi in the army


Good . โ˜• โ˜• For those in the 8h UTC zone and points west, a brief wakey-wakey instrumental you can crank your jitney to:
Beau Hunks -- "On to the Show"

you know what.... im done apologizing!!!!! no more of that!!!!!!! unless i do something bad. or make a mistake. sorry if this post is unclear

OMG this may be the best album I have heard in years!!!! Finally a full album good from front to back.

The thousand year intergalactic tradition hits our dimension again at 3:03am CET tomorrow on

You are hereby summoned to contribute, listen (or both) to #AcidDecember!!

Anyone can participate by sending original content in MP3 to:


Hrm. Seems there might be a chance to recover data from the DL380's drives if I can get them loaded into another DL380 (or DL360 with at least 6 drive bays) between G5 and G7.

Anybody in #Seattle or elsewhere in the pacific northwest trying to get rid of something in that zone before I start calling the refurbishers? Hit me up, yo.

Reading old tech/programming books reveals some great stuff. Here's something from 1978.

im where I am at... I could be some place else but I am not where I am at.

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Mastodon @ SDF

"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