I made my protest sign in a hurry. It said:
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today’s agenda:
- pancakes
- cold march & demo in Albany
- The Great British Bake Off
- cake & ice cream

[still going]
==> Installing gdal dependency: gcc
Warning: Building gcc from source

20 minutes ago:
$ brew upgrade
==> Upgrading 69 outdated packages:
proj 5.0.1 -> 5.2.0, gnumeric 1.12.42 -> 1.12.43, libtiff 4.0.9_4 -> 4.0.10, geos 3.6.2 -> 3.7.1, jansson 2.11 -> 2.12, postgresql 10.3 -> 11.1, wget 1.19.4_1 -> 1.20.1_3, ffmpeg 4.0 -> 4.1_1, ...
[laptop fan intensifies]

I wrote a script to find the least popular US baby names according to the Social Security Administration.
gist.github.com/dphiffer/72a7e

thinking of going cold turkey on Adobe Creative Cloud in 2019.

tab 1: `./backup.sh > backup.txt`
tab 2: `tail -f backup.txt`

tired: google's secret china project "effectively ended" after internal confrontation
wired: google was reading user search queries en masse in violation of its own internal privacy controls in order to build dragonfly block lists

theintercept.com/2018/12/17/go

Listen to an audiobook. librivox.org/ has free, public domain books recorded by volunteers.

#riseup didn't make their donation goal :(

If you use their services and can afford it, please consider donating. If you don't use their services but think they're cool and can afford, please also donate :)

riseup.net/en/donate

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“A developed country is not when the poor have cars. It is when the rich use public transportation.” Gustavo Petro, socialist candidate for Colombian presidency

Is there a feed reader that replays the life of an inactive blog, but time-shifted to present-day?

i recommend taking two steps back from your monitor, firing up the utopian imagination, and picturing something much better than we have now

(Oh yeah, I said yes, naturally. They commissioned the piece, so I'm just happy to have the files returned to a more discoverable URL.)

Ideally: go in the Spring on the first day of nice weather. Have the photos printed at the nearby CVS and pick them up on your way over. Pretty easy and inexpensive way to enjoy culture in Manhattan.

Today a curator from Public Art Fund got in touch saying they'd like to put the digitized materials on their own website, and would I be okay with them using my copy? Which is amazing and lovely, and I hope all of you go to Central Park and try out the sound walk.

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social.coop is a a coop-run corner of the fediverse, a cooperative and transparent approach to operating a social platform. We are currently closed to new memberships while we improve our internal processes and policies, and plan to re-open to new folks when that work is complete. [9/2/2018]