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I look forward to five years from now when surely we'll all be looking back on Facebook and Twitter and Tumblr like we look back on MySpace and Xanga and Livejournal now, laughing about how foolish we were to let ourselves be products for billionaires.

What an era we live in where we can learn from the greatest chefs in the world right in our own kitchens

I am speaking, of course, of Chef John

I relate to Dax because I too am a 300 year old creature inhabiting the body of a hot young scientist

discourse on calling new people here refugees Show more

Lauren Poitras finishes downloading the presentations that CITIZENFOUR has securely sent.

With trembling fingers, she opens the first presentation in the folder on an airgapped Macbook Air.

DS9 is the Star Trek series none of us deserve.

it annoys me that I can't simply just learn everything and have like 20 different creative skills. I always liked the whole 'renaissance man' thing where people are into a bunch of different fields. I'm just far too unorganised to digest it all.
"what do you mean I can't lecture people on history, teach myself Japanese, think about writing a fictional book, want to get into some low end comp science all at once" - literally my thoughts today

Why are people on a solarpunk instance advocating deliberately introducing invasive species just to prank the fash?

*waps with rolled-up newspaper* No! Bad!

This article explains well how our location data is used. While it goes into some detail on how children are also tracked, it doesn’t cover how dangerous this can be to vulnerable and marginalised people. Or how nytimes.com also exposes readers to similar trackers.

nytimes.com/interactive/2018/1 (Also posted to @indie)

Joe Hill, wobbly legend Show more

I am a #foss / #free #software radical.

This is because I understand some things that many people do not, or do not want to. This isn’t because those people are stupid or purpousely ignorant; rather, my circumstances forced me to part with some of the comforts of predatory software, and it opened my eyes to the world that universal software freedom could create.

Tallahassee by The Mountain Goats is a visceral experience. You haven't listened to the album yet I highly recommend you check it out.

Hey Mastodonians, #GNUSocial citizens and others! Gear up for tens of millions of Nextcloud users spread over several 100K servers who can now join the #fediverse in just one click!

Join the global social network!
nextcloud.com/blog/nextcloud-i
#mastodon #selfhosting #federation

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Sunbeam City 🌻

Sunbeam City is a solarpunk instance.