Stress check. Are your shoulders hunched? Breathing shallow? Jaws clenched?

I'm working on which is a new matrix server built in Rust. I'm trying to make it very easy to set up and run. Everything is contained in a single binary. You don't even need to install mysql or something to run it. (tradeoff is that it's much harder to scale horizontally, but that's not the goal)

Possible hot take: A product which uses SMS for 2FA and password reset has only 1FA.

apple’s latest trademark claim

i shit you not

not everything is a math proof

finding one counterexample isn't a valid way to shut down what someone is saying in almost all cases


College swim team takes bathroom break on the way back from a road trip. Local deputies spot the team’s only black member, tackle him, put a gun to his head, threaten to kill him. They later claim they mistakenly thought he’d taken the bus hostage.


Y'know those "we buy houses" signs, often held up with zip-ties? Those are put up by people who are trying to kill your neighborhood. They're trying to displace you and your neighbors, so they can "develop" that area and make it more appealing to rich people.

Carry a pocket knife and tear those fucking things down. No one will stop you.

#LazyWeb Is there a good open-source Android app or webapp that can periodically share my location in a secure way? I just want to share my location with my wife when I go on a bike ride.

Did you know that the first Matrix was designed to be a perfect human world?

It was a disaster. Then we added microtransactions and in-app purchases.

Someone on Twitter said martial law in Philly gives white people a taste of what black people experience daily

That black neighborhoods are always under police occupation

When protests cool down, that experience doesn't go away like it will for me

That's why we have to keep fighting for police abolition

In the words of a black queer neighbor: Racism is fascism that hasn't caught up to white people yet.

Fighting fascism must center fighting racism

Nobody is free until everyone is free.

Boost if you can. Demand justice for Tony McDade, a black trans man who was shot five times in the back by a Tallahassee police officer.

So, techies, I'm going to remind you of this:

Not everything is a "tech" problem.

That runs counter to our experiences, our training, and our industry, I know.

Hang back; there are people out there who do amazing things without us. Listen to them.

Graphic Evidence of Police Brutality 

Copying and pasting from a reddit thread because it's important.

firing rubber bullets at innocent person on their porch:
cop way too excited to fuck some people up:
cop shooting rubber bullet at guy for saying "fuck you":
cops breaking supplies for peaceful protestors:
nypd driving into protestors:
cops shoving an old dude to the ground:
police actively seeking out fights compilation:
cop driving at people aggressively on a campus:
cop shooting rubber bullets at people watching from apartment:
police shooting the press with rubber bullets:
police arresting a CNN reporter:
police doing a drive-by pepper spraying
photographer being pepper sprayed:
guy with hands in the air gets his mask ripped off and pepper sprayed:
lady who was coming home with groceries who got a rubber bullet to the head:
reporter blinded by rubber bullets:
reporter describes getting tear gassed:
couple getting yanked out of their car and tased for violating curfew:
young woman gets shoved to the ground by officer:
reporter sheltering in gas station is pepper sprayed:

reporter trying to get home gets window shot out:
cops come at a guy for filming a police car burning:
photographer arrested:
Columbus police assaulting protestors:

#Seattle peeps,

The curfew that was issued Saturday night was from 5pm to 5am Sunday, AND THEN AGAIN from 5pm Sunday night until 5am Monday June 1st.

To repeat: at 5pm on Sunday, curfew will automatically kick in again.

Plan your day accordingly and stay safe!

I don't know what possessed me to go online after waking up in the middle of the night and check the aftermath of the #Seattle rioting, but reading the police chief calling her use of military back-up #MutualAid in her post-riot press release means I'm way too pissed-off to go back to sleep.

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