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I guess it's that old "Capitalist Realism" gig again. We're well past the "Capitalism pretends it isn't a problem" stage and deep into the "Capitalism commodifies the problem and profits off the anxiety" stage.

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trying my hand at making my own clothes and starting with a toile (prototype) of a full circle skirt... it's a little rough so far but not bad for a complete beginner


machine learning is really good at detecting patterns. so stop throwing it at systems where there aren't patterns, or patterns are insufficient to describe the entire system

#Blender’s new asset browser basically turns it into a video game, it’s pretty much The Sims at this point. Drag and drop and done – this will make things a lot easier for 2D artists who use it as a base for paintovers. Mind-blowing. 🤯


@rysiek It was the best of mines, it was the worst of mines, it was the age of foolishness, it was the age of profound idiocy, it was the epoch of belief, it was the epoch of credulity, it was the season of GPU embargos, it was the season of coal-fired hash farms, it was the spring of hodl, it was the winter of sodl, we had stonks before us, we had nothing NFT (same thing) behind us, we were all going direct to Mt. GOX, we were all going direct pump'n'dump marketing—in short, the period was so far like the libertarian goldbug anti-fiat kill-the-fed wet dream asset inflation feeding frenzy.

I heard that ISPs in India and Serbia often offer #CGNAT connections as a budget Internet service. What other countries and circumstances is CGNAT used?

Iceland ran the world's largest trial of a shorter work week. The results will (not) shock you. Why aren't we doing this already?


#4dayworkweek #work #iceland #productivity

If you need to join a #zoom call, but don't want to use their proprietary client, just use #webrtc in the browser!

APKs on android are deprecated.

And to think, I was just getting cozy about building android apps again. Ugh.

Rojin setup with the package. Now you can just sign up and try using all the features to see if any problems are there.

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Resistance to privatisation has turned into a powerful force for change. (Re)municipalisation refers to the reclaiming of public ownership of services as well as the creation of new public services. Download "The Future is Public" by @tni here 💙 👇

“Capitalist states and political leaders across much of the world have protected capital during the pandemic, even at the cost of an enormous number of preventable deaths. This experience should clarify that the fight for climate justice is a fight against capitalism and white supremacy at its core, and not about convincing elites of the moral virtues of action.”

Hello Mastodon, we finally made it 🎉 We are a pan-european NGO with one specific goal: to make privacy a reality. noyb stands for "none of your business" and pursues strategic and effective enforcement by thoroughly analyzing privacy violations and litigating them. Want to know more about us? Then visit

Are you familiar with self hosting or basic system administration?

Would you like to test package?

You just need to know `apt install` and answer a few interactive questions.

This would help in including diaspora as part of .

See for details.

@aral GPL'd code.

Collected into a giant data set.

Fed through Machine Learning.

Output by Copilot.

To generate proprietary software.

It's a new formula for value extraction from the commons. In the old days GPL violations were common, but blatant. Now they will be much more obfuscated, so that there's a lot less legal risk for extractors.

Everyone - except for a handful of pharma, hospital and insurance monopolists, and the propagandists they pay to busily race through the crowd, busily swapping hats and shouting, "SOCIALISM! BOO! SOCIALISM!"

But while the US healthcare system is terrible at providing healthcare, it's *very* good at jackpotting for monopolists. They reap billions while costing the public trillions, and they hand around millions to keep that situation intact.


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Today, there are more than 70 news organizations, non-profits, and other groups who are using SecureDrop to keep sources safe. Many of them can be found in our directory:

Thank you to Aaron and all the contributors who have worked on the project over the years: on code, documentation, design, translation, research, testing, and so much more. SecureDrop is an open source project, and we welcome your contributions:

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