Taken a jump and started my own instance. It's just going to be me + family + friends but thankfully there's also federation... I've copied over my follow list, but if you need to follow me (and why wouldn't you?) hit me up at @uxintro

You get the hot takes on capitalism this morning because I missed my train.

Better funding of public transit might have spared you.

Just saying. 😎

Workers at an Amazon warehouse in Minnesota will be striking during Prime Day, July 15! bloomberg.com/news/articles/20

In solidarity, don't order from Amazon, visit the site, or use the app.


My home server runs Ubuntu LTS. When I set it up, 16.04 was current and I delayed until late last year to upgrade to 18.04. I did such a bad job of it that I have no idea how it kept going. I didn't deactivate important repositories and my sources.list was still pointing to xenial. I've only just realised when I've run into problems trying to install new software. What a dummy.

Also, just listened to an episode of "Dead Pundits Society" where they talked about doing that exact thing with Das Kapital. Now, that's scary.

Currently "The Master and Margarita" by Mikhail Bulgakov. It's listed by The Temple as "canon". It's interesting so far but I'm having flashbacks to my former (Christian) life imagining doing a Bible study with it.

Lawful good: using a fork and a knife
Chaotic good: using your fork to cut everything
Chaotic evil: just take the whole part with your fork and cut it by biting on it

A lesson in patience. I've been using stable but got sick of waiting for Firefox Quantum (and I tried using the snap but that had problems with fonts among other things). So decided less than a month ago to move over to testing. If course, now is released and I'm stuck between sticking with testing or moving back to stable. Not a mission-critical machine, so maybe easier to stay with testing.

I've not made an original toot (ie not a reply or a boost) for 29 days.

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Things we didn't do:
- Start the fire
- Shoot the deputy
- Steal the cookies from the cookie jar

Things we did:
- Tried to fight it
- Shot the sheriff
- Put the sham in the shama-lama-ding-dong

Things we will do:
- Survive
- Rock you
- Walk 500 miles
- Walk 500 more

Things we won't do:
- Get fooled again
- Back down
- That

Things we will never do:
- Give you up
- Let you down
- Run around
- Desert you

- I did it again)

I had my flu vaccine this year and I'm sick now anyway so I guess all the conspiracy theories are right it's the only logical explanation.

You know how in mmos it's normal for everyone to customize their characters however suits them and no one judges or worries over if they're correctly adhering to some made up norm?
That, but in real life

public transit should be completely free, not only to encourage people to use it, but to avoid punishing the poor for being poor and to take away a common excuse for the police to harass marginalized groups

There is no such thing as job security.

The place you work at can be bought and sold out from under you any damn time with no input from you, and no consideration for your needs and desires.

This just happened to my partner. So now we're in kind of a spot.

This is why workers need to own their work.

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