Linux Fu: It’s A Trap!
It is easy to think that a Linux shell like Bash is just a way to enter commands at a terminal. But, in fact, it is also a powerful programming language as we’ve seen from projects ranging fr…
This Linux computer plus router is the size of a ring box
If there’s one thing that stayed consistent through the last decade or so of tech industry turmoil, it’s the love affair between techies and Linux. There’s just a ton you can do w…
Microsoft Suggests A Way To Improve Chrome And Google Listens
The open-source Chromium browser turns out to be a two-way street between Google and Microsoft.
After a long and arduous search, I've uncovered one of the many mysteries of my childhood:
BEHOLD THE TOILET SNORKEL https://toilet-guru.com/snorkel.php
"Yesterday, hundreds of employees of the Carnegie Library system in Pittsburgh voted to unionize with the United Steelworkers. HOW YOU LIKE THAT, ANDREW CARNEGIE, YOU OLD DEAD GHOST?
Andrew Carnegie, fabulously wealthy steel magnate of the 19th century and living symbol of the grotesque inequalities of the Gilded Age, hated unions."
It's actually that Democrats WANT PEOPLE KILLED.
That's how they get closer to banning all guns.
The plan has already failed.
The problem is that, in the eyes of the far #left (which mastodon.social is ran by) disagreeing that #Gab in its entirety is the devil means I'm supporting the far #right and puts me on par with #Nazis through some stretch of the imagination. I explicitly clarified that I disagree with #hatespeech despite believing that #censorship isn't the way to solve it, but to no avail: I'm a #Nazi because I refuse to hate a #socialmedia node and a #Mastodon fork sitting somewhere on Github.
Also, even if Gab was full of "extreme right" people not blocking it doesn't imply "embrancing the extreme right". This is what ideologies do, they make people crazy, paranoid and irrational.
So if I don't block for example YouTube links on my instance I embranced surveillance capitalism?
Apparently my letter to Donald Trump about my WWII veteran relative and his VA benefits is still working - I just got a voicemail from the local VA facility saying they were called by the WHITE HOUSE to do something! Incredible.
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