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If someone has to have an account on a specific website to report a bug, you've already lost.

This goes double for patches.

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The proprietor, producing neither by his own labor nor by his implement, and receiving products in exchange for nothing, is either a parasite or a thief.
-- Pierre-Joseph Proudhon

#anarchism #quote #bot

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"Yes, sure Pension Company, please let me fill and submit in my health details via a PDF that _only_ works in Acrobat f#*!ing Reader. It's only a program that has a loooong history of security problems, but I'm sure there's no problem when handling potentially sensitive health data."

If you can't tell, I'm pretty pissed off now...

What. The. Fuck.

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Consumer debt is the lifeblood of our economy. All modern nation states are built on deficit spending. Debt has come to be the central issue of international politics. But nobody seems to know exactly what it is, or how to think about it.
-- David Graeber

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IETF RFCs are generally approachable reading.

The RFC for PNG even has sample CRC code.

tools.ietf.org/html/rfc2083

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30 years ago today, Tim Berners-Lee and Robert Cailliau published their formal proposal for the World Wide Web.

This has made a lot of people very angry and been widely regarded as a bad move.

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We found an open source license that Google is against so we're changing to it: Hello AGPL!

It helps prevent corporations from taking our code and selling it as a proprietary competitor.

No change to you as a Plausible subscriber or self-hoster.

plausible.io/blog/open-source-

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Just looked at some projects on Github and saw that the site no longer advertises a standard git command to copy for repo cloning. Now they encourage the use of 'Github CLI' with the syntax of 'gh repo clone'.

No doubt it's a wrapper around git that will slowly gain features that git won't add because there is no need for them.

They are no longer a 'git hub', they are a 'repo space'.

All leading to the classic, Embrace, Extend, Extinguish.

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basically advertising for MNT Reform 

oh wow we just made it past $300k! 🖤 (did you know you can still preorder MNT Reform, the open hardware laptop?)

crowdsupply.com/mnt/reform

My word. GitHub Actions are a broken mess of UI crap. Why can't you see the full log _while_ it's running? Who the f*ck would think this is a good experience?

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«We cannot have a society in which, if two people wish to communicate, the only way that can happen is if it's financed by a third person who wishes to manipulate them.»

— Jaron Lanier

As a plant-based programmer I suffer from leeky abstractions.

Happy 1600000000 Unix timestamp, everyone!

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