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It's been 45 or so years since the free software movement started and hardly 1% of professional programmers make a living by developing free software.

And of those being able to make a living, most are developing "enterprise open-source software" (like Kubernetes, Prometheus etc.) which the general public is never going to use.

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Appearing in the October 2013 issue of #linuxformat when I was working at #Jolla. Still feels surreal looking at it. I don't remember where I kept the hardcopy though ๐Ÿ˜…

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RT @redfishstream@twitter.com

In the lobby of the Venezuelan Ministry of Foreign Affairs, a huge display is installed of the broken glasses of Chilean President Allende, found after the US-backed coup on September 11, 1973.

As a reminder of the threat US imperialism poses to this day. #NeverForget

๐Ÿฆ๐Ÿ”—: twitter.com/redfishstream/stat

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Do India a favour: Delete Times Now, Republic, India Today and other repulsive channels from your Tata Sky list. Now! Itโ€™s not entertainment โ€” their anchors and panelists spew garbage, communal shit, and behave like lynch mobs. Just do it!

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RT @DearthOfSid@twitter.com

In case anyone cares about actual news instead of drama and dog-whistles, Kerala CM @vijayanpinarayi@twitter.com today inaugurated 34 new government schools with integrated smart classrooms. Take a look at them here.

#LeftAlternative

๐Ÿฆ๐Ÿ”—: twitter.com/DearthOfSid/status

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So much rot in the RSS. Desh Rotten Nigam, Rotten Sharda, and god knows how many more.

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For Indians:-
Bad qualities for PM
- Decent
- Honest
- Educated
- Compassionate
- Visionary
- Polite
- Plain straight talks
- "We" attitude

Good Qualities for PM
- Deceitful
- Liar
- Coward
- Megalomaniac
- Autocratic
- Bigot
- Cruel
- "I", " me" attitude

๐Ÿ˜‘๐Ÿ˜‘๐Ÿ˜‘

#RahulGandhi #Modi #India #IndianEconomy #COVID19India

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If I were to create an advertisement for , it would be like this:

"Do not let GAFAM curate the web for you. Curate it yourself. Use RSS feeds."

Feel free to steal this. ๐Ÿ˜‰

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un-following all those who dont post here but cross post twitter tweets.

Maybe will change mind once you stop twitter-to-mastodon cross posting

#twitter #mastodon #india

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Hey Fellow Indians here, will you do the needful, please
Code of Conduct for TV Debates: For sharing diverse opinions rather than verbal violence - Sign the Petition! chng.it/dQw6v8FJ via @ChangeOrg_India

This is directed at Shri Prakash Javadekar (Cabinet Minister - Ministry of Information and Broadcasting)
#India, #TVDebates

lost in thanks to the pandemic ๐Ÿ˜’

classrooms and learning platforms all of them have huge costs associated with it in terms of privacy.

newsclick.in/surveillance-stud

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"I didnโ€™t watch the temple ground-breaking ceremony; gods leave me cold, especially the human ones made up entirely of snake oil and television... the event was one more brick in the even larger shrine that Mr Modi is building to himself."

My column.
thewire.in/politics/ayodhya-mo

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RT @swatiatrest@twitter.com

From the joint protest organized by trade unions today. The women in pink are ASHA workers, frontline Covid warriors on precarious contracts that mark them as 'volunteers' with no benefits and below minimum wage pay.

Ask why this is not viral on mainstream or social media.

๐Ÿฆ๐Ÿ”—: twitter.com/swatiatrest/status

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๐ŸŽ‚ Disroot is 5 years old? ๐ŸŽ‚

Due to a bug in the calendar, where March has not ended yet, Disroot will not turn 5 this year. We are looking forward to 2021 and the 6th year's celebration.

disroot.org/en/blog/disroot_is

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