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.
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
In case anyone cares about actual news instead of drama and dog-whistles, Kerala CM @email@example.com today inaugurated 34 new government schools with integrated smart classrooms. Take a look at them here.
Indian TV news serves up a potboiler to distract from national malaise https://www.ft.com/content/18ecb41b-3a43-4103-8228-198e2854fbb5
Bad qualities for PM
- Plain straight talks
- "We" attitude
Good Qualities for PM
- "I", " me" attitude
If I were to create an advertisement for #RSS, 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. 😉
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! http://chng.it/dQw6v8FJ via @ChangeOrg_India
"I didn’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."
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.
🎂 Disroot is 5 years old? 🎂
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.
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