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Long and dense but a great read:
Crypto, the Left, and Techno-Feudalism | Yanis Varoufakis & Evgeny Morozov in dialogue - mέta

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The SQLite project has 640 times more lines of testing code then lines of regular code. Is there ever a point where the effort to maintain the testing code outweighs it's benefit?

Hi May First members! The May First Membership meeting is starting in 45 minutes. If you are a member and have not received the link to join, please email

Hi to all the May First members out there in the Fediverse - if you have not yet registered for our Membership meeting tomorrow at 3:00 pm America/New_York (8:00 pm UTC), please do so now so we can send you the link to participate:

Any May First members out there? If so, now's the time to register for our annual membership meeting!

On the state of banking and Internet security: “We’re failing so profoundly at the very basics that children can literally become millionaire criminals."

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Trying not to lose too much time checking out the global clock Intriguing idea, the full article is also fascinating (, especially the part about identifying days by the position of the earth relative to the sun. Reminds me of the hours I lost obsessing over calendars thanks to 99 percent invisible (

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Next Workshop 10/20 3pm ET

Privacy Workshop: Surveillance Capitalism

In the spirit of October, join us to learn about the horrors of what is happening to your data!

Manipulation of your thoughts, is not a myth... it is a well funded science.

Find out how to join:

Check out upcoming workshop on privacy from the folks at Community Bridge - this Thursday at 3:00 pm America/New_york time:

I just read Adam Gordon Bell's article on the awk command and learned that awk was named after the first letters of the three authors. Big take away: we could have been typing `wak` this whole time!

R.I.P Howard Frederick. We should challenge the narrative that the corporate/military/right wing have always directed the development of the Internet. Frederick was a pioneer with a legacy of left wing innovation via the Internet: (scroll down to read - you don't have to give your email).

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If you use #GMail, #Google keeps records of everything you buy, even if you delete the email receipt, and even if you didn't buy the product from them. Here's metadata from my takeout showing price, delivery address, description, vendor, etc. #privacy

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