NLRB rules Amazon broke the law
US #NLRB (the #Labor Board) has ruled that #Amazon violated the law when it fired 2 union activists, both of them women, btw https://www.nytimes.com/2021/04/05/technology/amazon-nlrb-activist-workers.html
EFF statement on FSF and RMS is worth the read: https://www.eff.org/deeplinks/2021/03/statement-re-election-richard-stallman-fsf-board
Blog post today on the absolute proof it's always a good time to take your vacation :P
This is day 18 of my #100DaysToOffload
Now that I have more time, I may reach 20 by year end :D
Blog post today on how I transformed my heavy tiny blog to one that made it to the top 12 of the 512kb.club created by @kev
This is day 17 of my #100DaysToOffload
My pace is really slow, but I'll reach the 100s some time!
been troubleshooting #X dwm freezing when pressing a multimedia key.
fixed by using dbus-broker as a user and dropping dbus-launcher.
Today's post: Improve chezmoi merge feature using scripts.
This is day 16 of my #100DaysToOffload
My pace is slow, but steady :)
We pay to Steam, Netflix, Amazon prime, Spotify. But not to Wikipedia, Archive.org, Librivox, Project Gutenberg, for our favourite Linux distro.
The huge asymmetry between corporate and community has not emerged naturally. It is a product of our choices of not supporting community oriented projects.
The short conveniences vs the long-term good. We always chose the former.
In face of surveillance capitalism, we must and must change.
Today's post: Working from home
Why I love working from home, some adjustments needed and tricks that worked for me.
This is day 13 of my #100DaysToOffload
We need to defeat this bizzare cognative dissonance people face when they have to re-evaluate the place email holds in their mind. It's not some useless relic of the last generation to cast off in the course of chasing the shiny new.
- Built with open standards
- Fault tolerant
- Enjoys a wide variety of open-source clients & servers
- Has widely available implementations for almost every programming language
- Already being used for software development at scales greater than GitHub-style development has ever dreamed of
Screw that noise. Set aside your preconceptions and look at email for what it is. The things that make you "yuck" about email are more related to the bastardization of email *software* by corporate interests like Google and Microsoft, and have next to nothing to do with email itself.
High stakes testing is bullshit, especially remotely during a pandemic
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