Majority of Americans know they're under constant surveillance, don't trust the companies doing it, and feel helpless to stop it
NYTimes article notes that the EPA will be intentionally disregarding research linking toxic pollutants to health problems, because money in politics.
Nothing will be fixed for us. We must repair on our own.
Wealth is not what can be extracted from the ground or built on the backs of other people's misery. Clean air and water, healthy food. People willing and able to take care of one another. No other bottom line is worth the cost.
Taking note that the "scratch your own itch" advice didn't get me moving nearly as fast as going out and volunteering.
Why do so many technical blogs use their entire screen width for lines of text? It feels like I'm using my eyeballs to mow a lawn.
PSA: If you have some pages published, PLEASE review Butterick's Typography in Ten Minutes with CSS open in an editor. https://practicaltypography.com/typography-in-ten-minutes.html
Regardless of what happens in the upcoming US election:
If you have not noticed that Marianne Williamson is becoming one of the most on-point thinkers and speakers of the current era, you are missing the plot.
My preferred #foss tool for time management is Wekan as hosted by Sandstorm.io.
Unfortunately, it's going out of business, even though technically they do turn a small profit.
Are you using a #foss Kanban tool that you are happy with? I'm capable of hosting my own thing, but in this case would prefer not.
Chatting with a colleague about #FOSS business models, because financial sustainability is a thing.
Only three seemed really comfortable: donations, consulting, or software as a service.
This video will help you introduce yourself better.
I've been hired to write #FOSS that will help close coal power plants.
Getting paid to write Free Software ought to be more common and achievable. I'm going to learn and share as much as I can to that effect.
The Cloud is to the free and open Internet as nuclear weapons are to solar power.
Slightly smaller, much shorter lived, about as powerful during the time it stays in operation, built by a group of military-industrial contractors, with highly secret internals, and used as a strategic weapon between nation-states... with the ability to just flick a switch and make things the American government doesn't like go away.
Although that last capability may have a slight problem of fallout.
Why I never moved to San Francisco, despite all the money. We saw all this, in 1999 and before.
What if wealth is not GDP? What if wealth is people taking care of each other?
I want to find out if FOSS can make a living and also make life better.
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