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Thinking about:

open source is not the same as indie, which is not the same as trustworthy

the creation-into-preservation-into-destruction-into-creation cycle and what gets in the way of it being healthy, including when the thing being "destroyed" is wiped out instead of its remnants being useful to the next phase

nitter.net/lizthegrey/status/1 on toil, and puzzling.org/politics-and-soci and subfictional.com/making-time-f on what to stop doing

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#MDN and #Firefox #DevTools are both also essential and need to be saved. #Mozilla should unionize and fire the management that kept their huge salaries while getting rid of absolutely essential machinery for operating the Web. These are bad decisions.

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250 of us have been laid off from Mozilla this morning.

If you have openings or can offer assistance, please use the #MozillaLifeboat tag!

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Your irregular reminder that wage theft is one of the biggest crimes in our country, but it's not a criminal offense. Because capitalism controls our country.

epi.org/publication/wage-theft

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@mattcropp don't know if you noticed but there was an instance of CU members voting to stop a merger.

Apparently this might be the first time this has happened.

cujournal.com/news/old-school-

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Computer science pioneer, compiler nerd and first woman to win the Turing Award, Frances Allen has passed away.

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Frances_

@toomim
following up on some of what we touched on at dweb camp meetup: theverge.com/2019/7/12/2069195 contains a look at fascists entering mastodon. that's one reason i'm FOR a mastodon server enabling server-wide blocking of another server. you will not change my mind on this with talk of "personal liberation," because i need safety and exposure to fascism doesn't make me "freer" lol. i'm technical, and yes i know how to follow steps to use group blocklists; this is more of a philosophical issue

check out this food coop my friend was in when he lived in amsterdam! vokomokum.nl/about-us/

have you always wondered "why can't i just have debian on my kindle?" well do i have a project for you! fread.ink

yes, this article is critical. no, it's not sorry for the role it played for the author. i just wish i could write like her. supchina.com/2020/07/29/watchi

holy shit.

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If you were looking to write the perfect *non-technical* book on decentralisation, what would you include? 🤔

(boosts appreciated!)

i should have been a pair of ragged claws
scuttling across the floors of silent seas

i talked to a dude today who came to sf from mexico 16 years ago and has been in the streets for the last 2 years, after he sustained several injuries doing construction and wasn't able to work anymore. he repaired bicycles in mexico and helps his neighbors with their bikes now. if anyone needs a handyman in sf, shout.

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