amazon vs the working class
Pretty cool the media are now using the same adjective, restive, for US workers that they previously rolled out to describe Xinjiang and the Uyghurs. #WokeWSJ
“thinking about how software companies slowly chip away at the idea of consent by turning every "no" into "not right now," every "stop this" into "do this less often," every "i don't want that" into "maybe later"”
Yes, software corporations are moving deeper into abusive relationship habits with their users.
thanks to @firstname.lastname@example.org for the original.
The Trump Administration Drove Him Back to #China, Where He Invented a Fast Coronavirus Test
Medical company threatens to sue volunteers that 3D-printed valves for life-saving #coronavirus treatments
The original, should anyone ask
I just want to make this perfectly clear: I will never use (known to be) backdoored crypto. I will not purchase "compliant" devices. If it comes down to it, I will stockpile grandfathered legacy devices.
Don't let the coronavirus hype distract you. They're pushing this shit through **right now**.
If you don't yet know about the government's latest attempt to legislate encryption backdoors, look here https://www.eff.org/deeplinks/2020/03/earn-it-bill-governments-not-so-secret-plan-scan-every-message-online
Ever deeper down this rabbit hole I go...at least this one was a simple config fix: https://www.turek.dev/post/fix-wsl-file-permissions/
Biggest stumbling block so far is the ssh keypair alongside all the code (on my windows drive) that ansible refuses to use because it thinks everything is 0777 😂
There's a whole class of weird US court cases against inanimate objects:
United States v. Approximately 64,695 Pounds of Shark Fins
United States v One Solid Gold Object In The Form Of A Rooster
I decided to see what a neural net would make of them.
Everyone's reckoning with this self isolation, meanwhile my hermit lifestyle is mostly unaffected.
Protecting Civil Liberties During a Public Health Crisis
Covid19, price gouging
Alternate title: "Matt and Noah Colvin: assholes of newsworthy proportions "
The irony is I _love_ the nexus 6, but the battery and charging port wear out faster than the software, and end up very difficult and expensive to replace
Software developer, tech tinkerer, and chaotic good.
"Limited" on twitter.
Also, just to piss off the pronoun-phobic: he/him
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