Check out the latest updates for #Glimpse project: https://glimpse-editor.org/posts/closing-out-september/
* Beta builds for Windows & Linux expected before the end of the month
* New wiki resources for building our code
Have a bathroom selfie I posted to my private account a few months ago
Dr Hannah Fry has joined calls for a Hippocratic oath for tech & maths specialists.
"The issue has become urgent now that researchers are building systems that gather and sell personal data, exploit human frailties, and take on life-or-death decisions."
i've defended rms' pedantry
i believe in free software
i believe copyleft is essential
i believe AGPL3 is the best license
i disagree with those who say "software freedom isn't important these days" or that ease of use is more important
but every time RMS makes the news he undermines the FSF and the free software movement 🤦♂️
i just e-mailed them to discontinue my recurring donation and told them why
gonna increase my donation to software freedom conservancy instead
Check out this week's #Glimpse update! We have a new logo, new Open Collective account and started work on Travis CI build automation ready for Glimpse 0.1 to be released later this month.
I forced writeup.ai to recreate the GPL3 from a single sentence and autocompleting clauses until it produced a line ending in a period
@TheKinrar hey admin, i invited a friend of mine via an invite link and he says he still hasn't received a confirmation email
if Johnson goes within the next 77 days, he'll be the prime minister with the shortest term in office: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_prime_ministers_of_the_United_Kingdom_by_length_of_tenure
If you create tools that can be used maliciously against people without at least attempting to prevent misuse, you actually created a weapon.
Techbros try to sterilize the situation with their neutrality because that's what their FOSS ideology asks of them. Inaction is also political. FOSS is not a shield for you to protect yourself from social responsibility.
Platforming racists/facists by giving them access to your tools gives them space to hurt people with their ideas; making you complicit.