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MeansTV has just been killing it lately.
If you haven't heard of them, they're a worker co-op trying to start a leftist media platform. I believe it was started by the team behind some of Bernie's 2016 campaign marketing as well as AOC's campaign.
Great team of people doing some great work!
Anybody have any recommendations for accessible (specifically fully-captioned) training resources for becoming a linux sysadmin?
A coworker who is deaf is interested in learning more, and we're having trouble finding professional, comprehensive resources for him.
real programmers use Show more
whatever tools they feel most comfortable using and believe are best for what they want to do
Switching from twitter, so here's a(n) #introduction
Hi! I'm a high school student from Chicago. Right now I spend most of my free time developing tools to give more kids from around the city an opportunity to learn to code. I'm super into good design and improving human interactions, so most of my projects are web-based.
Other things I enjoy: philosophy, electronic music, functional programming, biking.
- arabic: 4% translated
- russian: 50% translated
- japanese: 24% translated
- italian: 3% translated
- polish: 58% translated
- portugese: 0% translated
If you have never joined the effort, here is how to get started: https://github.com/Chocobozzz/PeerTube/blob/develop/support/doc/translation.md#how-to
How can I, a public university employee at the bottom of the totem pole, start working today to try and end the University's dependence (read: wholly ensnared state) on proprietary, corporate owned/backed software?
Anybody know of any orgs that work on this, or have any experience fighting this kind of thing?
It makes for a very depressing state of affairs, being so reliant on these capitalist structures.
"This was a group of so-called alt-right protesters who decided that a socialist bookshop, which stocks radical literature and working-class history titles and provides stalls for national trade union conferences, was a legitimate target for violence."
If this kind of shit doesn't wake up people, then nothing will. Fascists attacking books is the last step before fascists attacking people.
I want a revolution where everyone begins stealing proprietary source code and releasing it online.
"The FCC has come clean on the fact that a purported hack of its comment system last year never actually took place, after a report from its inspector general found a lack of evidence supporting the idea. Chairman Ajit Pai blamed the former chief information officer and the Obama administration..."
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