@cwebber To the extent that I've noticed any difference in "consent" dialogs, is that sometimes they actually have a "no" button that doesn't break the page. I don't think I'd ever seen that pre GDPR; if there was even a notification, it was "accept or go away."
Article by @pluralistic about the strangeness around befuddling "rapid flips" on issues with the left: flipping pro-CIA/FBI, pro-diebold-voting-machines, anti-free-speech... what's the reason? Defining ourselves *in opposition* to "the other sportsball team" https://doctorow.medium.com/schizmogenesis-755bbb6a8515
@cwebber this has the potential to get confusing in discussions around stellar's "quorum slices," as they've basically found a quorum based mechanism that works with open membership.
@dthompson oof, I was there about two days ago; hope it passes relatively quickly
An actual economist (with a Nobel prize no less) talks about what's really happening with inflation. Spoiler: it has nothing to do with government spending:
Supply stuff yes.
Paul Krugman (nobel prize winning economist at the NYTimes) did a piece the other day going into this; also pointed to post WWII inflation as the most compelling historical parallel, which petered out after a year or two.
@cwebber I feel like this applies to most things, not just compliers; there's often an interesting conceptual problem, and then a whole ton of incidental complexity.
Tbh I think compliers tend to be better on this than a lot of things, just because they don't need to talk to a lot of other systems, so more of the work is on internals.
@dthompson sorry to hear. We lost two cats over the pandemic, so I know how hard this can be.
@fossandcrafts do you mean the 17th? 15th was yesterday, a Thursday.
@danielcassidy @cwebber @davidak IBM entered the PC market with the mindset that the hardware was the thing of value -- software was an afterthought that they outsourced. Microsoft really "pioneered" the proprietary software model, and that was well into the PC era. So I doubt it would be all dumb terminals, except perhaps to the extent that a browser is the modern equivalent of a dumb terminal.
andrew lee just seized over 700 channels on freenode because they mentioned libera.chat in their topic.
This includes projects like openbsd, wikimedia, FOSDEM, etc.
https://archive.is/uHw1g shows 720 channels that match what is being checked.
here's an example log: https://gist.github.com/pushcx/ab2a1d5b1d18e964c581ef18ccb3a79f
boost this if you care about foss in any way.
@mattl we figured out way back that surface contact isn't a major source of transmission for covid-19 the way it is for some pathogens; you could have been licking doorknobs this whole time.
@solene @joeyh https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ruth_Bader_Ginsberg -- this being a play on her initials
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he/him or they/them. Rough approximation of my feelings about gender: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hmKix-75dsg
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