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today i was defeated trying to install libnmt on macOS

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me: I wish I was as good at learning natural languages as I was at computer languages…

🧠: you still have to double check the arg order of standard library functions

私はバカです

lesson of the 2000s: a surveilled society rapidly becomes a paranoid society

good luck with qanon /z/llenials

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“One of my most productive days was throwing away 1,000 lines of code.”

-Ken Thompson

Likewise, *my* most productive day will be when I finally delete everything, burn all my stuff, and run away into the woods

Happy Earth Day, earth. You're the coolest planet i've ever lived on, despite what everyone's been saying lately.

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beside which prison abolition is in the future and prisons are in the present. ultimately other forms of justice should be preferred, but none of those are available or realistic now. if chauvin goes to prison i say good — that's at least *something* even if it's not an ultimate goal

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every so often i remember that time skate god rodney mullen compared linux to street skating

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m.t now returns a “Permissions-Policy: interest-cohort=()” header on all HTTP responses. This opts the site out of Google Chrome’s new Federated Learning of Cohorts (FLoC) tracking; this change will also be included in future versions of the Mastodon source code: github.com/tootsuite/mastodon/

You can read more about how to opt the sites that you manage out of this new surveillance technology here: paramdeo.com/blog/opting-your-

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I hate that most skeptical activism is limited to only debunking false myths, with all the remaining energy being used to mock the people who believe in them.

There is value in understanding why people believe in wrong things, and it does not imply that we must agree with them, ignore the harm they have done, or forgive them.

But understanding what kind of feelings lead people to adopt those beliefs is a key step in figuring out what are the societal changes we need to pursue.

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shrooms are actually my favorite social psychedelic because they make me feel like I'm deeply in every form of non-romantic love with everyone im doing it with

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@viv @alcinnz The argument that change should be done "within" the system is the argument that there shouldn't be change.

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CONFIRMED that I encountered a Y2K bug in the wild.

Someone 20 years ago just added 20 to a number and called it good.

extremely online bitcoin guru is the least palatable flavor of fintech bro

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