#introduction It's ya boi Bytemoth back at it again with some outdated magick and old K6 PCs. I've been procrastinating on an open-source sci-fan universe for the past 9 years, and a website about it for 6; Stopped working on them to run some Tumblr RP blogs for a while.
I'm very asocial, so there won't be much interaction from me unless I think I can add something useful/helpful.
If you have a .org domain name: go renew it now. For the full 10 years.
Registration rights for .org were just bought by a private equity firm. And as part of that contract, the price caps were removed.
Anything in .org will get much more expensive, soon.
A ten year renewal will cost you a bit over a hundred bucks. Which is probably less than one year will cost you in the very near future.
Resigning - Plural Cafe important meta
I'm resigning from being admin. I don't think I've given the instance the attention it deserves and haven't been able to post as much. Emotional difficulties from various crises (job, finances etc) have only strained my ability to be effective. I'm thankful to all of the users who have signed up here, from when I first launched the site back in Feb 2018 to today.
Separate from this, I'm unable to continue being the server administrator as well. I'd been making preparations for whomever wants to take over in that role, that also has experience with sysadmin stuff.
The instance should be paid up through the month of December. However... if I cannot find someone to take over for me, the server will shut down on Dec 31st at 12:01a Pacific. I'm going to try and find someone else to help. If you know someone who wants to take over, please DM.
As always, thank you all.
your regular reminder that censoring words l*ke th*s is actively counterproductive because it bypasses the filters that people set up for themselves
to take an innocuous example, if i use filters to block the word "orange", and you write "or*nge", you have now ensured that i will see a post that i have explicitly tried to get out of my timeline
"Do you have something to hide?" is a manipulative rebuke to those that use #encryption.
It would help us all turn this conversation around. Because, the answer is: YES, we do have something to hide.
Things that we should hide, and must question why a government or business NEEDS access to:
- Medical history.
- Sensitive conversations with employers, children, spouses.
- Billing and banking information.
- Purchase information.
- Web search history.
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"Reduce!" howled the protestors, "Reuse! Recycle!"
They were at it all night, keeping CEOs awake, vacating just before dawn.
As dusk blossomed on distant continents, others concerned with the environment rose and marched into the night.
Some simply planted and tended saplings, fiercely protecting their oxygen giving charges.
The vampires would save the Earth if humans didn't.
After all, they UNDERSTOOD conserving THEIR food supply.
YouTube should have taken a much clearer, cleaner approach to a child-friendly platform, if they wanted it at all. The reason why they didn't is because there wasn't good money in that. So now they've shoehorned all of us into being on the hook, by changing the business model without actually changing the years of back-content.
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