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RT @WikimediaCH@twitter.com

It's @Wikipedia@twitter.com's 19th birthday! This year our amazing community of volunteers made over 565 million edits, helping make free knowledge accessible to everyone. Help us celebrate this #WikipediaDay by thanking your favorite Wikipedian 🎂 @wikimedia@twitter.com #wikimedia #wikimediach

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Thomas Grzybowski’s explanation of why GitHub poses a risk to software freedom and what can be done about it techrights.org/2020/01/14/need

techbros in silicon valley have announced they've created "the most efficiently racist artificial intelligence ever made." this powerful new tool spits out a randomly generated racist statement every 60 seconds from a database of over 10 million posts from facebook and twitter. says CEO Brendan Chadsworth: "this could completely reinvent the racism industry. politicians previously had to come up with their own slights on ethnic groups but now they can be auto-generated at the speed of light."

Thinking about keybase...Is my tinfoil hat too deep or why I feel so uncomfortable using some external service to manage my keys and identities...

I adore seeing so many people working on so many projects that fall into the broad category of "nobody does that because it's too complicated to approach anymore and it'll never work anyway"

People designing new hardware architectures and operating systems and browser engines and networks and community spaces, y'all feed me and I'm always hungry.

Keep up the great yet popularly futile work.

:blobpats:

- It's time to sit down and study!
* grabs a blanket and a chips *
- wait, what was I doing? ah, yes I wanted to catch up on some anime...

So I got a Steam Controller.. not sure how to use it?

RT @eff: Google's "Android partner" phones come with pre-installed apps that users can't delete, and that undermine their privacy and secur…

Share this information with any friends that still use Windows 7. The more people we get using the better

dot.kde.org/2020/01/08/plasma-

This business card runs Linux, you can boot by plugging in via USB and even runs the classic Rogue game, all in a 8MB chip. Most impressive is whole thing costs $3 to produce

thirtythreeforty.net/posts/201

#linux #enginer #cool #tech

#2246 "Christmas Presents" 

"The parisitism might be mediated by a fungus!" exclaimed the biologist who was trying to ruin Christmas again.
xkcd.com/2246/

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