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I generally think people's language loves/hates are unreasonable. But. I hate JavaScript, and think that's reasonable; I can talk about why. I hate Ruby, it's unreasonable, I'm at peace with it.

I hate Python, very little experience with it. I don't know why I hate it. I want to get to a place where I'm at peace with however I end up feeling about it.

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Key witness in Assange case admits to lies in indictment

A maj­or wit­n­ess in the United States’ Depart­ment of Justice ca­se against Ju­li­an Assange has admitted to fabricat­ing key accusati­ons in the indict­ment against the Wiki­leaks found­er.

stundin.is/grein/13627/key-wit

“They were trying to use things here [in Iceland] and use people in our country to spin a web, a cobweb that would catch Julian Assange”

#Assange #US #DoJ #Dwyer #FreeAssange #FreeAssangeNow #IcelandicVerminControl

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Hey mastofolks... Programming Rust, 2e is available in e-book form, and printed copies are soon to follow!

O'Reilly has several purchasing options: oreilly.com/library/view/progr

You can get DRM-free PDFs at ebooks dot com: ebooks.com/en-us/book/21031378

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You can subscribe to any Mastodon account through RSS if you prefer.

1. Go to the Mastodon account's public page (click on an account's profile image to open its public page)

2. Copy the page's URL, and add .rss to the end of it (for example mstdn.social/@feditips becomes mstdn.social/@feditips.rss)

3. Use this new URL in your favourite RSS feed reading software

Note this only shows public toots. Replies and restricted visibility posts will not appear in the feed.

#MastoTips #Mastodon #RSS

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Is there anyone that uses #briar that wants to try it with me?
There is not one person I know that uses briar or will ever try it with me.

Briar is a concept. It works fully offline so if anything ever happens to the internet then you will be able to message people.

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#TIL The #Brainfuck programming language has a dialect called "I use Arch, btw". In this dialect, the original symbols are replaced with "I", "use", "arch", "linux", "btw", "by", "the", "way". #Arch #ArchLinux

github.com/OverMighty/i-use-ar

This is a "Hello World!" example:

arch the i the use linux the way i arch the i arch arch arch i the arch arch arch arch arch arch arch arch arch arch arch i way the i way linux the use way i linux way way arch arch arch arch arch arch arch arch arch arch use way i i i i i i linux linux linux linux btw use use arch arch arch btw use linux btw btw arch arch arch btw use linux btw i i i btw use use btw arch arch arch btw linux linux linux linux linux linux btw i linux btw use use arch btw use btw

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"Keystone XL Pipeline Abandoned" - Indigenous victory over settler-colonial fossil fuel oligarchs! #IndigenousHistoryMonth #Indigenous

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The rich don't pay their fair share, in fact Jeff Bezos reported so little to the IRS they gave him money (4k) to help with his kids and he fucking took it

propublica.org/article/the-sec

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when ur daughter is running a ponzi scheme and you go to reddit asking how to best save face with the church, god bless america

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I’m currently having a really rough time searching for work. I don’t know when I’ll be able to get a proper income, and I only have $150 total.

If anyone can help me out, I would really appreciate it.

My patreon: https://www.patreon.com/chrisgnome

One-time payments on PayPal: https://www.paypal.com/paypalme/chrisdavisgnome

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NYCers have a new ridehailing alternative to Uber: The Drivers Cooperative is a driver-owned, app-based ride-hailing service that pays drivers more, charges riders less, and pays out any profits to driver-owners as periodic dividends.

nytimes.com/2021/05/28/technol

Platform cooperativism is a powerful antidote to app-based gig work: a way to provide customers with the convenience that made app-based services so popular while putting workers in control of their days, schedules and conditions.

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Here it is.

This is what you have been waiting for.

It will change your life.

ASCII-Gritty

#Gritty #ASCII

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“Owners of Amazon Echo assistants and Ring doorbells have until June 8 to avoid automatically opting into Sidewalk, the internet giant's mesh network that taps into people's broadband and may prove to be a privacy nightmare…

A stalker can abuse it to stalk people better. There are no mitigations mentioned’…”

theregister.com/2021/06/02/ama

49 hours and counting ⚰️ I fear the eventual failure of this enterprise.

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Rethinking my life choices after waiting hours for gcc9 to build on this 1Gb box lolol

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