"The Cybercouncil says only active, fitted augmentations qualify."
"What does that mean?"
"You're no cyborg."
"I wear glasses!"
"Sorry. Hearing aid, jointed prosthetic, pacemaker-"
"So I'm just a normal human?"
"Hardly anyone is normal. You'll be different some way."
"I hope so."
#MicroFiction #TootFic #SmallStories
Social.coop will be offline for emergency maintenance briefly while we update to 2.6.4. This is to fix the queueing issue in 2.6.2 that has been causing long delays in the feeds. #socialcoop
I love the tiny, expanding Gopher network. People hosting small public access shell servers, sometimes with only 128MB RAM, sometimes more, access via a restricted shell, sometimes with git, sometimes with a weird publishing system, all of them with Gopher hosting. 😍
It feels like the old days!
The rich, White elite ... Ford’s family has not been supportive. Ouch. #Kavanaugh #Classism
Ford’s and Kavanaugh’s dads had played golf together at an exclusive club.
The social network #ScuttleButt is unusual:
-You can view and post messages while offline. It updates when a connection is next available.
-It optionally supports #MeshNetworks, so you can connect to others without the internet.
It's still quite tricky to use, but a new app called #ManyVerse is trying to make it easier:
Currently on Android (on Play and soon F-Droid), with iOS and desktop Win/Mac/Linux on the way.
Coop education resources and "learning paths" in English, Spanish, and French.
"The Cooperative Educators Network (CENet) is a hub for educational resources and materials for teaching and learning about cooperative enterprises. Here you will find several curated learning paths designed to help someone self-teach to increase their awareness, knowledge or skills OR for someone in an educator role to gather materials to use in the teaching of others."
Toronto/Ontario politics, events Show more
Good morning everyone! Today the Province is appealing for a stay of #bill5. Courtroom 1, Osgoode Hall, 10 AM. Not sure if electronics will be allowed, guess I'll bring art supplies in case http://www.ontariocourts.ca/coa/en/caselist/one.htm
The original asshole techbro Linus Torvalds (Creator of the Linux kernel and Git), has taken his first public steps toward fostering inclusivity and compassion.
2018 is turning out to be a WEIRD FUCKEN YEAR.
social.coop is a a coop-run corner of the fediverse, a cooperative and transparent approach to operating a social platform. We are currently closed to new memberships while we improve our internal processes and policies, and plan to re-open to new folks when that work is complete. [9/2/2018]