frankly katherine the statement that you brought "free cupcakes" is misleading at best and malicious at worst. if i cannot readily access the recipe for your cupcakes then what you have is a plate of *gratis*, but not *libre*, cupcakes. would you call iOS "free software" because it comes with your phone? no, katherine. because you're better than that.
twitter is bullshit, part n Show more
here's a little tip from your friends over at birdsite: too lazy to accept user feedback! letting them *think* they sent it is good enough!
Hoy hace 6 años que murió Aaron Swartz por la presión del Gobierno de EEUU. Él solo quería y luchaba por hacer el internet más libre. #AaronSwartz
"your layout is broken" / "I broke it on purpose and everyone loves it" ... lol ok bro!
why are so many Linux ppl like this? https://mastodon.technology/media/6lqR83bFzI-ZaFSdmdw https://mastodon.technology/media/D8KvEjRPEj_CbszFrzg
I'm kind of excited about an open source git management tool but, and I mean this without malice... who uses email anymore? https://lwn.net/SubscriberLink/775963/3cd82e9cbda2f293/
adblocking Show more
at this stage I really just don't have any patience for any of the arguments about whether or not adblocking is "ethical."
I'm going to block as many ads as I can. No, you can't stop me. No, if you try, I'll just leave and use some other website. No, it's not theft. No, I don't give a shit. Get off my lawn.
this is apparently the new bsd default console font 😳 https://www.cambus.net/spleen-monospaced-bitmap-fonts/
politics Show more
us politics is wild right now https://mastodon.technology/media/cw2W2v1vjcjm1mvowS0
this is catnip to an urbanist, now I really want to see ordos city https://gizmodo.com/welcome-to-the-worlds-largest-ghost-city-ordos-china-1541512511
this is 250 lines of rust to make an uglier version of "hexdump -C" BUT! it has a beautiful logo that they obviously spent hours on https://github.com/sharkdp/hexyl
"SymbiFlow is a work-in-progress FOSS Verilog-to-Bitstream (end-to-end) FPGA synthesis flow, currently targeting Xilinx 7-Series, Lattice iCE40 and Lattice ECP5 FPGAs. Think of it as the GCC of FPGAs."
Red Moon, Red Earth: the radical science fiction of Kim Stanley Robinson
by Justin Reynolds // Like his former teacher Ursula Le Guin, Robinson has never lost faith in our capacity to use our collective intelligence and technological prowess to transcend limiting orthodoxies.
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