Software Freedom Isn't About Licenses, It's About Power - Alyssa Rosenzweig: rosenzweig.io/blog/software-fr

Rosenzweig btw likes to reverse engineer ARM(?) GPUs, so she can build free drivers & run GNOME on her laptop.

I also really like the links trailing this blogpost!

In case you didn't know: you can always get redirected to a working Sci-Hub URL with a tool for Wikidata called Hub (as long as the community keeps Wikidata current. Which they do): hub.toolforge.org/Q21980377?pr

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crypto is short for "cryptography"

if you want a shorter word for "cryptocurrency", the word you are looking for is "ponzi"

oh right, a friend sent a pic of them at ikea with a shopping cart full of blahaj so it's meme time

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na na, na na-na

Caught in a Batman dance
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(to the tune of Lady Gaga's "Bad Romance")

A fly was constantly buzzing against the closed window. I moved a few potted cacti to open the window. After a little while, the fly finally flew out.

As I was closing the window, another fly flew in. 🙄

@bentosmile the moon was orangey-red and GLOWING PROFUSELY here last night, just like in BotW

@RyuKurisu @pixelfed The downside is that Pixelfed doesn't allow for larger size photos (like Flickr does), but it's nice for social sharing of snapshots.

They're both great photo sharing services, for slightly different purposes. (I did upload a few pictures to Pixelfed just a bit ago, and should do so again soon.)

@RyuKurisu @pixelfed You're right. I'm on pixelfed and should post more there too. 😉

I forgot to upload there lately, but can fix that.

Firefox may have lost up to 12% of its users in 2021. We're once again in danger of a single browser dominating the web as in the days of IE. What's worse is that Chrome is owned by a glorified advertisement company.

The Internet is just too important for Google to become the de facto gatekeeper.

And the fact that Chrome is open source really doesn't matter here. Google has tight control over the project. Maintaining a fork would require a herculean effort.

fosspost.org/firefox-may-have-

Microsoft should release their new emoji as an open source font. Give Noto Emoji (which I love!) some more competition in the open source world. 😈

@cassidyjames Ah, yes.

Star Trek SG-1.

One of my favorites, right up there with Stargate DS9.

"I hear you seek monster-slayers?"
"Yes. There's this centuries-old hoarder of gold, an amoral scourge of the people, with vast power, who even the king dares not challenge directly."
"A dragon?"
"A corporation."
#MicroFiction #TootFic #SmallStories

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