Okay, so let's say I want to learn one of those Forthy stack languages, just to fill in a gap in my knowledge. What's the best resource (book, course, website, etc) for that? Also, what's the best language for that?

"There are two novels that can change a bookish fourteen-year old's life: The Lord of the Rings and Atlas Shrugged. One is a childish fantasy that often engenders a lifelong obsession with its unbelievable heroes, leading to an emotionally stunted, socially crippled adulthood, unable to deal with the real world. The other, of course, involves orcs." - John Rogers

Okay, so let's say I want to learn one of those Forthy stack languages, just to fill in a gap in my knowledge. What's the best resource (book, course, website, etc) for that? Also, what's the best language for that?

Are there any programming languages where each function definition (or equivalent significant unit of code) typically fits on one line?

Chris Webber, the co-editor of ActivityPub (which enables Mastodon, Pleroma, Peertube, etc.) is inventing the next generation protocol for decentralized social games & online collaboration.

It is really important work.

I am convinced that there are institutions out there that would give him a grant to work on this.

Foundations? Boston-area universities? If you know of one, please consider nominating him!

Please boost!

yeah i'm a GAMER

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Dear internet, please stop making videos to tell me things that could be adequately explained in one paragraph of text.

taping a blue gel over my laptops webcam to give the NSA some footage with cool undertones, visually reflecting the themes of isolation and alienation that run through the scenes playing out before it

Facebook has been censoring this post to raise funds to transport women and children of the caravan. Let's circulate the shit out of it on the #fediverse.

This journey for asylum seekers is treacherous- miles on foot, fighting sickness and fatigue and state violence.

This rad organizer Jessie Sandoval is on the ground organizing transport to those most vulnerable - making a weeks long trek on foot a short and safe trip on a bus.

rally.org/asylumseekerscaravan

More info:
asylumseekerscaravan.org

#chromedevsummit I know the main way we sell the web is to be like "yay, web enables capitalism" but I prefer "the web enables us to support each other".

Cyberpunk + High Fantasy = Sirens whistling into the telephone receiver at the right frequency to get free long distance

Medusa found an 0day and is writing malware to turn your machine into a brick.

The Sphinx is sending riddles with her Xerox. If you get them wrong, she drowns you in black faxes.

A cyclops is port scanning a local area network during their day job as a pentester.

The Einstein-Rosen Bridge deposits you in the security office. Your partner is a nautical thought-criminal. Thoughts are the real enemy here.

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One use time machine to change the past for a brighter future?

You're heckin right I'm going back to 1780 and introducing disco hi-hat to Mozart. Obviously.

I feel like I don't explicitly state this often enough, but I want to see a future where most people are on federated social networks. Mastodon, Pleroma, Misskey, etc, instead of Twitter, Facebook and Instagram.

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