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Moving to self hosted gitea, mirroring to GitLab or sourcehut. GitHub is where I’ll keep my stars organized 💫

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@schlink

Someone convince me this isn't part of companies desire to alienate users from the computers they use and reinforce the idea that nobody should own anything.

There is a difference between understanding file structure hierarchy and being lazy and using a massive downloads folder like I do and not understanding that files have a specific place in the first place.

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I consistently fail to find any junior softeng positions, and all non junior positions reject me over me being a junior. Does anyone know of a remote company hiring? (No Blockchain or javascript pls) Boosts appreciated

I've been looking for a job for 10 months now... kind of in despair

griping 

Did I mention I hate being on call? Sweet Jesus I thought about changing jobs all morning. The RSI isn’t helping.

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uspol, student loans 

Epilogue: well my cousin, who was trapped in one of these loans, was just liberated from it by her husband, who paid off the balance. Rejoice!

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If you use #GMail, #Google keeps records of everything you buy, even if you delete the email receipt, and even if you didn't buy the product from them. Here's metadata from my takeout showing price, delivery address, description, vendor, etc. #privacy

@thor “Inside” is the normal term in my idiolect. Some people prefer “indoors” but I don’t know if that’s regional or generational.

@thor I think the word you’re looking for here is “briefs” in USA. I’d only use it if I wanted to distinguish them from “boxers”.

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european citizens' initiative for universal basic income, :boost_ok: 

for anyone that hasn't seen this:
there's an ECI for establishing universal basic income throughout the EU
if you're eligible to sign it (are an EU citizen) i urge you to do so
eci-ubi.eu/

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It is so nice when technology works.

Got myself some train tickets (I like trains! 🚆 ), confirmation went to my e-mail address which I self-host using @yunohost.

I read the e-mail in the Mail app on my @nextcloud instance (on the same yunohost server), and of course it helpfully suggested I add the travel dates and relevant info into my Nextcloud calendar.

We *can* have nice things. Anyone who says cannot be user-friendly is lying through their teeth.

@movonw @docskrzyk@hackers.town I feel exactly the same way, but I use them and just feel conflicted

the.exa.website

@hyde Cool! Even if it's unlikely work out for me, I could recommend them for people.

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it's a full moon and I just happened to see the ISS fly by. cool night

@hyde We have pretty slow Internet in USA, so a European host might not work out so great. But certainly Linode's suitability is unlikely to last forever, so we'll see.

Are you using Hetzner?

This is a somewhat nascent observation, so plz bear with me.

I'm reading some software documentation. The software sits in a large ecosystem. The docs include a lot of links.

In reading the docs, I basically get lost. Hypertext is a graph, but I don't have an easy way to know which nodes I've visited.

Is there a tool which will take a hypertext document, construct its graph, and let you mark which nodes you've read? If not, why not?

Do I have to make this?

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4 refugees died yesterday at the Polish border. Terrible weather and brutality of authorities lead to tragedy.

Yesterday in Lublin, Poland, activists painted bloody hands and wrote “4 dead, your fault” on the wall of the military base, to commemorate the victims of the Polish government, and to point out involvement of the Polish army in destabilizing the Middle East.

With fear and inaction we consent to those outrageous state cimes. Instead of 1-minute silence is the whole life in fighting!

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