GUADEC 2020 moves to online conference
@bentosmile: I _love_ the cactus trio you sent me in AC! 💕
It's so cute and very much like the ones in my real-life home office room window. 👍
One of my favourite tricks to make web applications (like #Mastodon) feel more “native” is creating a standalone application with @gnome Web and then adding the following custom user CSS snippet in its preferences:
font-family: -webkit-system-font, FontAwesome !important;
Believe it or not, just having the same font as the rest of the system everywhere makes them suddenly feel much more integrated.
uspol adjacent venting re: language choices in politics, I Guess
Having access to healthcare is not the same thing as having healthcare.
Having access to nutritious food is not the same thing as having nutritious food.
Having access to safe housing is not the same thing as having safe housing.
Would you be happy having access to a fire department when your house is burning down, or would you prefer to just have a fire department?
"Having access" to a thing just means the thing is paywalled.
covid19 prep, serious/dark
Ok, remember that feeling, when one of our friends is in dire need and there's nothing we can /do/ because we're remote?
We're gonna feel it a lot more as folks we know start coming down ill... Folks who live alone, who may not have anyone checking on them. We're going to see texts of "it's not that bad" then an hour later "my fever is like whoa" and then [silence], and not know if they're coherent enough to call themselves an ambulance. Or maybe, we'll be them.
So what do we do about it? Are there sub-networks of folks checking in on folks, and mutual authorizations to call in help if someone is known seriously ill and falls beyond a certain response level, that still accommodate personal choice and the fact that sick folks need to sleeeeep? I'm not sure what the answer would look like... but I think we need one.
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