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Given the level of technology we have today, if your system does not provide adequate sustenance, accommodation, education, and healthcare for all, it is not because it can’t; it’s because it is designed not to.

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The year is 2089 and poverty is completely unknown. At least, the official amazon information screen in everyone's living unit doesn't have an entry for it.

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It'd be a shame if this "Windows 10 only" emojo started popping up elsewhere.

emojipedia.org/hacker-cat/

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reposting this old meme because I've been mad about it lately

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This is a super important study done by true experts in this field. In 2018, OSS contributed between €65 and €95 billion to the 🇪🇺’s economy. At a minimum, that’s the equivalent of the entire GDP of Luxembourg Thanks @mirkoboehm@twitter.com @KnutBlind@twitter.com @andrewjskatz@twitter.com

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Microsoft Teams telling me that a meeting has started on the phone when I started it myself on my laptop is the greatest evidence that machines aren't taking over the world any time soon.

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Call of Cthulhu: It's a book of great evil!

Me: Atlas Shrugged?

CoC: Near unreadable in its rambling, incoherent diatribe of horror!

Me: Atlas Shrugged.

CoC: Those who read it becomes monsters dedicated to the torment of humanity!

Me: Yeah, that's Atlas Shrugged.

(stolen from twitter.com/BadProbably/status)

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I just recently realised, that proprietary social networks are not social networks but entertainment networks. That's why at least my friends have a hard time switching to mastodon or pixelfed. People expect to be highly entertained the first second they enter the network and kept that way all the time. Being confronted with a network that is stripped from all these addictive tools is a massive cultural clash.

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NSO has a new iOS/iPadOS zero-day exploit, dubbed 'FORCEDENTRY' by CitizenLab. Apple is currently investigating. More info: citizenlab.ca/2021/08/bahrain-

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If you could work on any problem or project, and money were no object, what would that be?

That could be a personal project, a global one, local, some interest, whatevs.

Reshares welcomed.

#BigProblems

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I'd use mutt more but I like to eat crayons while looking at HTML mail pictures.

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Holy shit. OpenInsulin successfully formulated a non-proprietary version of insulin and they are ready to scale production! 👀
hackaday.com/2021/08/23/open-s

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Not funny, how most of the things in my timeline are navel-gazing westerners musing about what Afghanistan did to them and their feelings. It’s about the people there. Not about us. Good night.

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Wishlist item: Android-like app isolation on the Linux desktop

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Who knew Iran has the tech to develop it's own vaccine?

Iran hopes to defeat COVID with home-grown crop of vaccines
nature.com/articles/d41586-021

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This Mastodon instance is for people interested in technology. Discussions aren't limited to technology, because tech folks shouldn't be limited to technology either!