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there will be more changes. and every single time you will have to decide if you NOW really start resisting and protesting. and if you don't and leave to it your minorities it will end badly in your country's flavour of fascism, fueled by climate & economic disaster.

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Wow, the astronomy picture of the day actually made me want to throw up today.

apod.nasa.gov/apod/ap220614.ht

I don't want our shared night sky to look like this! With much better regulation and better engineering, it doesn't have to be this way. Do better, engineers!

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lohol. my colleague and me are teaching a lot of tech at the moment and openssl came up and this illustrates it perfectly... :) smallstep.com/blog/if-openssl- so much yes. :)

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James Lowenthal (Smith College) put together this video (taken last summer) of the dark night sky with only 3500 satellites. SpaceX has since launched almost 1000 more, all naked-eye visible when sunlit.
vimeo.com/718712501

I now have a continuous line of Starlinks crawling across my sky all night long. How bad is the satellite light pollution from your favourite dark sky location?

#SaveTheNightSky

When you are recovering from a broken leg and ankle and the thing suddenly feels normal for all of 30 seconds.

Rachel Lynn Solomon’s See You Yesterday is adorable.

“They both save lives. They both support human dignity. They’re both deeply bound up with the right to autonomy privacy, no matter what a hard-right Supreme Court says. […] And finally, both encryption and abortion keep being framed as something ‘controversial’ rather than something that you and I have every damn right to—something that should be ubiquitously available without encumbrance.” techdirt.com/2022/05/16/the-en

“Their experiences aren’t outliers: they are key to understanding what homophobia actually is.” theguardian.com/commentisfree/

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It has been like 15 years and in all that time I’ve only found one really good creative iPhone app and that is Auxy.

“The thing about the Amiga bassline is that it was constant volume, it didn’t waver, so when you pulled it up to the maximum volume that you could press on to vinyl, it made it, well, phat as fuck.” theguardian.com/music/2022/may

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The year of our Lord™ 2022, and I'm still waiting for science fiction to catch up with the current state of social media…

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I think #bitwig is actually doing everything right. With each update, the app becomes more compelling and well thought out. Aiming for the long term.

source: reddit.com/r/Bitwig/comments/u

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Sure would suck if you spent $44,000,000,000 on a website thinking that people would keep looking at that website and then people stopped looking at that website and went and looked at a different website instead

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