Shutting down internet is curtailing of free speech + destroying people's lives. Neither is acceptable in a democracy. Internet, like electricity, water, and air is a fundamental requirement for life.
This Is How To Be Resilient: 4 Secrets To Grit When Life Gets Hard - Barking Up The Wrong Tree
Being resilient is about how you deal with strong emotions in the moment. Here's what the research says can help you handle feelings and keep going...
Mistakes happen and people die. But, it would be stupid not to learn from others' mistakes. This is a post written for young doctors, but may also be useful for a lot of older doctors (and non-doctors).
Intermediary liability is a discussion we have to seriously do at this moment. We can't let government or big platforms set the context or discourse. Especially folks who are here because of BirdSite's lack of accountability to anyone should read this and engage.
The best thing about Bangalore Airport bus is that it doesn't stop anywhere.
Including the stop you want to board at.
It is proven! I am asdofindia on Keybase: https://keybase.io/asdofindia/sigchain#ac2b011ee430e0b9bd3f2987bea17ddf68bfe6adec8dcf8425c546e4dc11b8890f
It was just yesterday that I taught a fellow doctor the basics of #birdsite. If only I knew. Ha ha.
I've made a deliberate choice against a quoting feature because it inevitably adds toxicity to people's behaviours. You are tempted to quote when you should be replying, and so you speak at your audience instead of with the person you are talking to. It becomes performative. Even when doing it for "good" like ridiculing awful comments, you are giving awful comments more eyeballs that way. No quote toots. Thank's
For those who are #NewHere, I'd like share another aspect of #mastodon that brought many of us here much before the current wave. Mastodon is Free Software (sometimes called as Open Source or Free and Open Source Software). It means anyone is Free to use, study, modify and share the software. This means we are not dependent on any single entity (person, company, country...) and we can be self-reliant.
വ്യക്തികൾക്ക് ഒന്നും ചെയ്യാൻ പറ്റൂലെന്ന് വിലപിച്ചു കൊണ്ട് പാത്രത്തിൽ വിളമ്പിത്തരാൻ കാത്തിരിക്കുന്നവൎക്ക് വായിച്ചു നോക്കാന്. ഒരു വ്യക്തി, ഭൂരിപക്ഷത്തിന്റെ സഹായമില്ലാതെ, വരുത്തിയ മാറ്റം: https://www.mathrubhumi.com/social/social-issues/regulation-of-mobile-phones-in-a-college-hostel-is-a-fundamental-violation-1.4133686
Are there limits to what anarchic systems can do? Can an anarchic system organize an offline conference?
Your Life Problems are Really Learning Challenges in Disguise | Scott H Young
Why "Regulations" Are Often Not Helpful Solutions