bourgeois thirtysomething from the west coast.
in 5 characters: sydney carton, nick carraway, edmund pevensie, arthur dent, that guard who gives the doom slayer the plasma rifle
what to expect to get shared: speculative fiction, invertebrate biology, shitposts, the occasional social justice and/or christian virtue signalling.
pronouns: he; they only in the institutional indefinite, e.g. "they don't make [widget] the way they used to". (and indeed i don't.)
the Sexland that almost was: https://starkeycomics.com/2019/06/20/england-could-have-been-sexland/
calling it the feminine diminutive "corvette" implies the existence of some larger, more masculine "corvus," yes, a great metallic bird of chrome and steel, capable of tool use and construction, its gargantuan wingspan casting a silhouette of the chevrolet logo as it drops a ford f-150 from 1000 feet onto a paved highway to more easily feed on its shattered entrails,
I've never had uBlock just refuse to load a news site before.
Then I tried to go to huffpost.com, and no matter what URL I put into my browser, it tries to send my request through to guce.advertising.com/collectiIdentifiers before loading anything else.
Maybe find some other site that's less infested with internet malware if you need a news fix.
Today I am releasing the NPL,
The Non-Violent Public License.
Please take a look if you have been involved with recent discussions about the ethics of free-software's software's use in practice. Think of it as an AGPL but with ethical restrictions on usage (so violating "freedom" 0 but whatever).
@dredmorbius It's often described as a 'design-first' approach and frankly, it's make me very worried about Designers. I used to think of them as metaphorically flirting with fascism... now I feel that it's not just metaphorical.
Every once in a while you see an article or something floating around that talks about people using public phone charging stations to steal data, and warning that if you're going to use them to use a special charging-only cable. Obviously, those are kind of a specialty item that you'd have to buy from online or whatever. Sometimes they're selling you a specific one. But all they are is a USB cable with the two power lines, but no data lines.
So here's how to make one!
Welp, Steam has forced Canonical's hand. They've announced Ubuntu will continue to support 32-bit software after all. 😅 https://www.zdnet.com/article/canonical-returning-32-bit-ubuntu-linux-support-after-gaming-uproar/