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a linux youtuber fundamentally opposed to the spirit of free and open source software bc it might hurt their ad revenue

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Having experienced true agile software development in depth lately (lowercase A), I've out of patience for those who besmirch its name by inflicting imitation versions on undeserving teams.

i can now terraform a bagillion servers in many parts of the world with a few keystrokes...wtf do i do with this power

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reminder that today is Bandcamp Friday, so BC doesn't take any share from sales

go support artists you like there!

big linux & free software & privacy folks primarily communicating via non-free platforms with heavy telemetry baked in:
:thisisfine: :thinkhappy:
:cancelled_1: :cancelled_2: :cancelled_3:

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@kev @Linux4Everyone I find it hard to take something called "Linux For Everyone" seriously which uses Discord...

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can't believe you listen to music any other way than downloading the full album in a lossless format, then pressing it on a 3d printed vinyl. you fool. you knave

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saw someone calculate that buying an album off someones bandcamp for 20 bux is about what theyd make if you streamed their music on spotify for a year and a half straight

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Fuck Proprietary Skills

People don't learn how to program, but learn how to S3 or EC2, people don't learn how to illustrate but how to Photoshop, or how to C4D. "Oh, I couldn't possibly make music without Ableton.." This is sad.

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The worst thing about Thursday is realizing it’s only Wednesday. 😭

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Signal created targeted ads for Instagram that show the personal data that Facebook collects about you and sells access to.

They were blocked.

signal.org/blog/the-instagram-

why i work on ads: i have a convenient and fundamental misunderstanding of how technology harms society and companies pay me hundreds of thousands of dollars as long as I keep sidestepping the ethical implications of my work!

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*explaining the state of Linux smartphones to Kristin* so there’s one that costs like two hundred dollars and it doesn’t work that great, and there’s one that costs like a thousand dollars and that one doesn’t work at ALL

is there already a mobile-first solution for starting a gemini blog?

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takin a survey for school but there's no "i disagree with the underlying assumptions of this question"

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there should be better symbols for languages than "flag of a country that speaks it"

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Pretty sure I've mentioned it before, but I have two copies of MMM so I could read it faster

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