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the thing is, like, i have no patience left for proprietary software. zero.

things that are developed by volunteers, okay, it's buggy a bit or crashes sometimes, fine. but if you took VC, your shit had better be ON POINT when you release it.

AND IT NEVER IS

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Not satisfied with simply providing you with a list of almost 300 DRM-free e-book, digital comic, magazine, and RPG bookshops, we're also listing bundles!

libreture.com/page/bundles/

@gabek I just started down this path with the same apprehension. good luck to us!

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help a black trans man in law school 

Hey, I am a black trans man and I’m in the final year of law school. I’m going into a public service fellowship (LGBTQ rights and policy work) after I finish and am barred, but money is always an issue since we don’t work at big firms and make big salaries.

I’m trying to put aside as much money so that when I’m studying for the bar exam, I don’t have to worry about paying my rent here in NYC, food, and things of that nature.

My CashApp is $lucifugel. Private message me for my PayPal and Venmo. Boosts are okay!

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I recall seeing a project that was inspired by the CSS of .

Someone extracted all the CSS niceties of sourcehut and made it a standalone project. But I can't seem to find it now. Maybe my search skills are poor. But I've spent at least 30 minutes searching for it though.

My memory is very vague, but I think it was on GitHub. I faintly recall thinking about the irony. I wonder if the project still exists. Does someone know about it?

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Google: Linux kernel and its toolchains are underinvested by at least 100 engineers • The Register – theregister.com/2021/08/04/goo

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In Germany researcher Lilith Wittmann found vulnerabilities in a campaignig app used by the CDU the largest conservative party. She reported them to the developers of the app.

Now she has received a letter by law enforcement informing her on an ongoing investigation in which she is named as defendant. The CDU has filed a criminal complaint. They think Lilith has hacked their app. This is the state of digitalisation in Germany. 🤦🤦‍♂️🤦‍♀️

#chaoscomputerclub

ccc.de/de/updates/2021/ccc-mel

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we all know this is a website with a population that's 90% queers and fossbros and furries and burnouts. like half the small instances on here are just so trans girls can keep track of their polycules. mastodon is a nasty website for freaks, just lean into it man

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[Toot!] ok trying out Toot! for iOS. I couldn’t figure out how to see the local timeline. Ended up adding the instance server again and not logging in again. And on that one I see the local. Um. Nobody died.

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If you think you should skip the #COVID19 vaccine, my DMs are open. I will try to convince you to reconsider. No pressure. But let me try to answer your questions and give you the information you need from reputable sources. I’ll explain all the details. #GetVaccinated💉

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"While I have never met a cow who could make tools, I felt sure that if I did, they (the tools) would lack something in sophistication and resemble the sorry specimens shown in this cartoon."

- Ludwig Wittgenstein

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covid, (-) 

Folks, please be aware that breakthrough infections are a thing with the latest variants.

Some family members have received positive COVID results, even though they were vaccinated.

Normal is not here. Normal is in another castle and the code to get there has been corrupted during replication.

Stay safe out there.

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@zacchiro i can't find the original source any more, but i think somebody made this for me

@tindall I would read that. I confess to not remembering if we had that book in college.

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@natecull
Talk to your children about javascript... before somebody else does.

@tootapp Hi! Do you foresee ongoing updates of the app despite the release of the official client? Looking for a home now that Amaroq is downshifting.

What iOS client are/were people using for Mastodon?

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