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I just cancelled my #EFF membership and will not be spending to them, can also not recommend anyone to do that.

The reason?

This: eff.org/deeplinks/2021/12/drea
It looks like they are looking to push forward "Web3" and cryptocurrencies. Both bullshit, speculative technologies that create more real problems than they solve.

If you are an #EFF member, maybe consider sending them an email cancelling your membership demanding them to change course.

Bloody hell, the #bitcoin crowd have discovered my latest privacy post. So listen up: a billion identical copies of a database isn’t decentralisation. It isn’t a prerequisite for privacy. And if it destroys our habitat, it’s a crime against humanity. You can show yourselves out.

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looks like somebody's got a case of the mondays
if it's tuesday, it must be belgium
captain, it's wednesday
never could get the hang of thursdays
it's friday i'm in love

“Why isn’t the new year on the winter solstice?”

The answer, honestly, is that the Romans had no fucking idea how to run a calendar.

Like, seriously, people notice "OCTOber" and "DECEMber" and say, "hey, those mean 'eight' and 'ten', but they're the 10th and 12th months, what's up with that?".

If you've got a little more history, you'll know that July and August are named after Julius and Augustus Caesar, and think, "oh, they added those two months and bumped the rest of the months back."

Nope. The Romans were way, way worse at calendars than that.

gist.github.com/joyeusenoelle/

Hurrah! Multi page feature is now merged into Inkscape 1.2, we will have multi page for the next release! Woot!

Note that if you haven't received a booster yet, you're NOT YET FULLY VACCINATED. Omicron laughs at two shots.

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Friends, several regions are already seeing covid spikes much higher than the records set last winter.

Please, PLEASE get vaccinated, AND continue to mask up indoors. The life you save might be yours and all that.

I just heard a little honk and was like, What notification was THAT, I do not recognize it, and turns out there was a literal goose outside

Fuck the articles making fun of grocery delivery. For many people it's a lifeline, because they can't afford the time for shopping or are disabled or care for someone else or don't want to contract, you know, the deadly disease going around in the current pandemic.

Grocery stores used to be pretty much delivery only until the 1950s. It was expected that it’s included as part of the service, and pretty much was auto-delivery of what you needed because they knew you personally.

TIL if you take benzodiazepines, amphetamines, SSRIs, or a variety of other drugs you absolutely cannot have grapefruit in any form

RT @dannosowitz@twitter.com

as we get into grapefruit season i wanted to remind everyone to please be careful with this delicious fruit!!!!! it is very weird and possibly dangerous!!!!! atlasobscura.com/articles/grap

🐦🔗: twitter.com/dannosowitz/status

The FOSDEM devroom's have been announced and Open Source Design will be there for the 7th year running (or possible 8th?!)

fosdem.org/2022/schedule/track

Please check out our blog post on how and when to submit your talks to the devroom: opensourcedesign.net/2021/12/0

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