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❌ Linux
❌ GNU/Linux
❌ GNU+Linux
✅ Linux-based operating system using glibc and GNU coreutils + dozen other projects

Let's talk job titles.

Is that a skill? How does one train one's "here's something interesting I found out" muscle?

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At my previous job, we had a weekly Engineering-wide (5 teams, ~25 people) huddle. Talk about highlights of the week, interesting problems, good things we shipped, etc.

Some people always had a way of highlighting fascinating problems. I rarely could. When engaging in conversation, however, things were different: I could always bring up interesting problems from recent experience.

I think they're instances of the same problem.

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Do you have a blog? A technical one? How often do you run into a problem that makes you think "hm, I should probably write about it"?

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It sure says something about me that I have opinions on rms's board position despite not knowing what either has been up to in the last decade.

But this statement from the FSF seems hard to dispute:

"He remains the most articulate philosopher and an unquestionably dedicated advocate of freedom in computing."

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I don't even know what it is that the FSF does.

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My favorite social network is all of us having our personal sites and being subscribed to each other's RSS feeds.

I noticed just today that @delta supports video calls via Jitsi.

What an elegant piece of software design (on top of messy protocols, no less.)

What's the gentilic for Mastodon? "Mastodonian"? I won't be able to toot my without knowing...


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