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Doug Belshaw πŸ‡ͺπŸ‡Ίβ˜ οΈβœŠ @dajbelshaw@social.coop

Quick repair question. #Dell Show more

Social.coop infrastructure working group meeting Show more

Some Goals for the :
- Code of Conduct finalized and adopted.
- Automated on-boarding working with new version of Mastodon.
- Membership management system formalized.
- Labor compensation system established and operational.
-Governance discussion. Should we maintain full collective governance, should we elect a board and/or designated operations team?

90% off all Verso ebooks until January 1st. The largest independent, radical publishing house in the English-speaking world. Give 'em a bit of solidarity and get a book on politics for a couple of quid.

versobooks.com/blogs/3543-vers

I just got The Next Revolution collection of essays by Bookchin, score.

Input lag: explaining why 30-year-old computers can actually feel faster typing than anything today.
danluu.com/input-lag/ meow.social/media/eVviCl312Xgr

Given that New Zealand is waking up right about now, Merry Christmas everyone! πŸŽ…πŸŽ„πŸŽ

(I'm going to drink lots of whisky tonight and then be woken by our kids jumping on the bed tomorrow morning, no doubt...)

Meritocracy: For the few, not the many.

1965:
Worker: $39,500
CEO: $819,000
Ratio: 1 to 20

2013:
Worker: $52,100
CEO: $15,175,000
Ratio: 1 to 295

social.coop/media/zXQFjL1wRcPl

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Glad I saw this about Ubuntu 17.10 not being awesome for Lenovo laptops, given my backup machine has been promoting to upgrade from 17.04 recently! theregister.co.uk/2017/12/21/u

Most tooters I see here are 'puter tutors who tutor 'puters to 'pute. If you tutor 'puters to 'pute, that's great, but is tutoring 'puters to 'pute going to be all that you toot?

<sigh>

White men really can't comment on shared docs, can they?

Linking to their own work, arguing semantics, and non sequitur after non sequitur...

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So after 9 months on Mastodon, I really like it here. I wrote about my experience and some advice for new users over on The Outline theoutline.com/post/2689/masto