I wrote for The Signpost this month, "The people who built Wikipedia, technically", filled with stories of Wikipedia's earliest days and how it grew into what it is today.
"Most of the change in our lives doesn't come from the federal government, or the Supreme Court, it comes from city council and local organizations..." -- Tam on where to get involved and put your efforts.
Tam said his parents wanted him to be a doctor or engineer (instead of being a musician) but not a lawyer because they thought he wasn't a good public speaker...and then he won unanimously at SCOTUS and goes around public speaking for Asian American and 1A causes.
Very excited that I'm going to get to hear Simon Tam speak (of Slants and Matal v. Tam fame) after missing out on when he came to San Jose in fall 2019.
It automatically takes daily snapshots and then you copy them to external drives, that's it. (Automatic cleanup is a TODO)
Also, you should put your butter in the fridge so it doesn't go bad.
The latest #MediaWiki security release is now in #Debian stable/buster, time to update: https://lists.debian.org/debian-security-announce/2021/msg00070.html
Updated packages for buster-backports, bullseye and my Ubuntu PPA will be available shortly.
And the Wikipedia April Fools' front page is now live, as of six minutes ago. Do check it out, especially the "Did you know" section: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Main_Page
gg UCLA. Will be rooting for y'all the rest of the way.
Michigan v. UCLA tonight is going to divide our household. My dad went to Michigan and my sister currently goes to UCLA.
Here it is! The grand finale of the 3rd Programming Language World Championships! #plwc2021
Only one language can win this. You decide!
So although it is now just my personal opinion, I will publicly add my voice to the chorus of people who are expressing their strong opposition to Richard Stallman’s return to leadership in the FSF and to his continued leadership in the free software movement. (2/7)
#Mailman3 for #Wikimedia is ready for testing, see the announcement from @ladsgroup and myself: https://lists.wikimedia.org/pipermail/wikitech-l/2021-March/094382.html
Hopefully a step forward in making Wikimedia mailing lists more accessible.
MediaWiki core dev, Debian Developer, Wikipedian. Inactive journalist, believer in free software and free knowledge.
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