epic games 

Speaking of abusive software stores, remember when Epic bought the developer of Rocket League, a cross-platform game, made it platform exclusive to Windows + the Epic Store, and *blocked existing paying customers on other platforms from playing it* (only giving partial refunds)?

Good times.

Messing around with the themeable UI in Panic’s Nova beta by making a LCARS theme

wwdc 

Having a completely unusable, nonsense transcript for a video about accessibility really makes it seem like you care about accessibility.

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“All the tenets of intersectional feminism, web accessibility, and diversity and inclusion are inextricably tied up in making the web a better place, for all and by all.” —@oluoluoxenfree

If you didn’t read Olu’s article earlier in the month, read it now! alistapart.com/article/buildin

wwdc 

“The mac is transitioning… to our own apple silicon”

*thunder crashes outside my house*

Perfectly timed.

wwdc 

Looks like Mac icon design has come full circle back to 90s “flat but with bevel effects”

wwdc 

“Watch as I try to use the automatic faucet in the fancy building we designed every facet of and it turns off while my hands are under it like every other automatic faucet”

GitHub, uspol 

To be clear, slavery metaphors in computing need to go. They’re unnecessary and frankly, inaccurate.

But if your company (even indirectly) supports *actual* slavery, maybe do something about that first instead of just renaming things to trick people into thinking you’re progressive?

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GitHub, uspol 

:drake_dislike: Working with ICE to deport refugees fleeing human trafficking back into the hands of their masters

:drake_like: Working with ICE to deport refugees fleeing human trafficking back into the hands of their mains

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❓ Poll: Have you ever had to report content in your feed to a fediverse mod?

Followup: how fast was the response time?

Boosts requested; I'm writing an article about the moderation of decentralized networks.

Turns out a long-overlooked bit of forward thinking in Star Trek is that future California changes its naming laws so Starfleet (headquartered there) isn’t stuck with Captain Jean Picard.

Apparently it’s illegal to be named José in San José

uspol 

Beto taking Biden to whataburger to introduce him to Texas is the most Beto and Biden thing possible. Take the guy to a Texan-owned non-corporate restaurant you non-Texan-owned corporate fuck

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I've downloaded everything from Astronomy Picture of the Day from the start date to the end of 2019 and put it in a torrent.

If you want a load of background pictures, please seed it once you've got a copy.

Please boost and share

github.com/xmakina/apodcrawler

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