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.
If you don't want to be an employee and you don't want to start your own business, your options are suddenly very limited. There's no room for "I just want to concentrate on doing what I want within <area of expertise> and not starve or be cold."
- 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.
Fun fact: despite existing almost as long as the web, cookies are not a requirement to view article based sites.
"McCartney" is a masterpiece. Paul writing and performing the entire thing, and just killing it throughout!
Imo solidifies him as being on a level of his own.
As a lifelong Beatles fan(atic) who has mostly ignored their subsequent solo careers until recently, lemme just say: Damn, have I been missing out.
"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.
never feel guilty about ad-blocking. ads are extremely predatory in many ways
"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..."
There's a Richard Stallman message for every occasion.
If you want to see federation support in #gitea #gogs and #gitlab please upvote and comment on https://github.com/go-gitea/gitea/issues/1612 https://github.com/gogs/gogs/issues/4437 and https://gitlab.com/gitlab-org/gitlab-ee/issues/4517 to bring them to the attention of core developers #github #gitlab #git #gitea #gogs #microsoft
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