If nothing else, it flatly contradicts a lot of the basic tenets of capitalism. By seeing who agrees and who gets upset, you can get an idea of who your allies and enemies may be.
@mattcropp there are several "series" in #discworld here's a chart https://www.lspace.org/books/reading-order-guides/the-discworld-reading-order-guide-20.jpg
"Socialism is inherently authoritarian."
– person who thinks poor people should obey their boss or starve.
OK, plan to root my phone put on hold, Since my Nexus 5X only has USB C connection, all my cables are Micro B. 😡 Didn't the EU require all to be micro B? Ah well... Time to buy some connectors
Apparently LineageOS is the current open source Android thing. Try going to their website and figure out how to install it. 😠
OK, time to break out of thr closed corporate walled garden. Time to try to root my phone!
anyone got any recommendations on cooperative enterprise and entrepreneurship?
Finding it hard to come across interesting (and modern) books on the subjects.
Don't trust corporations
Can I just mention again how freaking awesome Let's Encrypt is? I just set up HTTPS on a new site in <30 sec
Finally setting up an RSS reader (tt-rss) so I can use an open, decentralized way to keep abreast of things, rather than just using twitter
With news of Unroll.me selling user inbox info to Uber, lots of people are repeating "if you're not paying for it, you're the product."
I've said before, and will continue to say, that that is the wrong formulation. Sometimes you pay for it and you're still the product – look at US ISPs. Sometimes you don't pay for it and you're not the product – free software.
The real question is whether a software or service empowers users, which can't be boiled down to whether you paid.