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youtube.com/watch?v=sfXn_ecH5R

Owning numbers was a mistake. Not only can you own a number and then sue people for writing down said number, but you can also own all "similar" numbers (such as compressed or slightly modified works). All art, and for that matter, all human knowledge is derived. In most cases copyrights and patents are not even owned by their original authors. Copyright slows technological progress and kills art to make the privileged richer.

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👏 Use 👏 paper 👏 ballots 👏 for 👏 voting 👏 and 👏 count 👏 manually 👏

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The year is 2025

There are five browser cores:
- webkit
- chromium
- gecko
- servo
- youtube-dl, which ended up implementing a full-fledged browser in python to keep successfully downloading videos

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Reminder that we have a guide to git rebasing that's helpful for avoiding this kind of problem: git-rebase.io

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One approach to learning git is to treat it like a necessary evil, something distracting you from the actual thing you're trying to do - you just want to write your program, god dammit. The better approach acknowledges that git is a tool you're likely to use every day, many times a day, for the next 30 years or more, and investing the next few hours into learning about it.

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Imagine not putting stickers on your ThinkPad

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"what brand are you loyal to, and why?" totally not asked by a marketing intern at some shitty corporation

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Imagine getting a PhD in order to work in data science for an advertising company.

This post bought to you by Glorified Sysadmin Gang

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malware authors today don't even include ASCII art of laughing skulls in their viruses. where is their respect for the craft

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For real like Bandcamp is exactly the kind of service we *hoped* the internet would give us: “hey, people make things, they set their own price inc. free, we provide the storefront, you buy it and the money goes to the creator, you get it in a DRM-free format and can play it however you want, we just make money to keep going & improving and aren’t a VC-funded nightmare company of rampant reckless growth that will do something nightmarish and implode.”

We need more media platforms like that.

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@trickster but don't you hear? github is really good for open source! that's why it's closed source

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Fellas. Is it gay to care?
I mean, you're literally caring... :thaenkin:

I hate when I want to do complicated reading or programming but I didn't sleep enough the night before and so I feel like I'm just useless all day

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