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Is it okay to want both the cathedral and the bazaar?

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The only person who got arrested for #wannacry (the #nsa and #microsoft crafting back doors for all #windows versions) was the person who stopped it, #malwaretech

Communism and socialism are ideas that are just so elegant, simple, and appealing, that they'll never go away.

Even if you drove every vestige of them out, someone would inevitably think of them again.

Anyone who wonders how to improve the world inevitably comes to some form of these systems.

And it's hard for me to believe that so many humans--who've been mentally conceiving solutions to problems, then executing them, for at least as long as language has been around--can be wrong-headed; that the whole concept is utopian.

We can see it clearly in our heads: a post-scarcity society with no rulers, with resources divided equally, driven by needs rather than an addiction to constant growth, with everyone having access to land or a domicile, etc.--it's not hard to imagine.

But there's a large minority of people with highly-vested interests in making it seem impossible--in sabotaging it; in dividing people.

It's harder for me to believe them than it is to believe in a better world.

Tired: webmaster
Wired: webmistress
Galaxy brain: DOM domme

automating your dev workflow makes you feel invincible and is probably a legit form of self-care

I took a shared Lyft to the airport. A security employee got in partway there, doing his best “fighting against Antifa with tactical gear” cosplay. Every time I glanced at his phone he was looking at pictures of anime girls. I swear that I’m not making this up.

Piketty’s Capital comes to the big screen, urging us to make the world less terrible | The Spinoff
thespinoff.co.nz/politics/24-0 The film does a brisk job of compressing two hundred years of global economic history into a hundred-odd minutes while communicating Piketty’s thesis. 

Capitalism as we know it is over

These are the pathways that keep us under already catastrophic 2°

Our system of exploitation & short-termism will never achieve the precipitous drop needed

Under our current system emissions are still rising

Capitalism cannot even achieve a leveling off of emissions - and that is the easiest part

Regulations & incentives are already failing: the inherent incentives of the capitalism will always empower those who cheat and game the system

The question is just what comes next:
A more equitable world for all
Or fascist corporate feudalism


The Register this morning: "After all, these days Microsoft just loves open source, right?"

"If we don't protect nature we can't protect ourselves" - Harrison Fords powerful call to #ActNow:
➡️ youtu.be/WdSmnlVC_yk

Let's roll up our sleeves and together fight for the only home we'll ever have ✊🌍


If you run your own #Nextcloud server, answer this:

Do you have a distributed, #encrypted, automatic, offsite, free #backup solution?

How amazing would it be to install a Nextcloud app and automatically have all your data encrypted, backed up around the world, on other Nextcloud installs rather than some mega-corp, for no cost beyond sharing some of your unused storage space?

Please help make this happen, by boosting and supporting this issue now:


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