Ham Radio Rant
I love hearing the "Ham Radio" community talking about how hard it is to get new people into the hobby, when a great deal of their outreach is middle aged, upper-middle class white men reminding you that you need to buy quality equipment costing +$1000 to get into the hobby in order to "do it right". You need younger, diverse, people using open, cheap, hackable equipment to do what they want, not keeping up traditions. Stop talking about what is and isn't "real" Ham Radio.
Gina Carrano being fired from Star Wars
Am I the only person that finds it ironic that the people bemoaning this blaming "SJWs", "PC Culture", and lack of "Freeze Peach", are typically very supportive of "free market solutions".
Look she was fired by a corporation, because her bad takes would potentially lead to a loss in profits, that's it. Sounds like a market solution to me...
In the last year Google has banned: the Element app, the LBRY app, and several Fediverse apps. If you get all of your apps from a single corporation, be it Google or Apple, you should make an effort to change that.
If you have an Android phone F-Droid is an alternative app repository, and it’s very easy to install! All of the previously mentioned apps have been available from F-Droid throughout being dropped from the Play Store.
If you have an iPhone, please consider other options for your next device. Apple does not respect you enough as a user to consider you possibly more capable of deciding what you should install on your phone than they are. That is absurd; please stop rewarding this behavior with your money.
The FOSS community should gather together all the different public domain universes(Lovecraft, Robin Hood, Dracula, all the pulp/noir characters, etc) and build some sort of dope expanded franchise/universe of free & open source games/movies/books/TV/other cool stuff.
Come on, you know you want this to happen :D
It's time again for the
HPR New Years Eve Show.
For those who don’t know, on New Years Eve 2020-12-31 10:00 UTC (5:00 AM EST), we will have a recording going on the HPR Mumble server for anyone to come on and talk about whatever they want.
So please stop in. Say “Hi” and maybe join in the conversation with other HPR community members.
We will leave the recording going until 2021-01-01 12:00 UTC (7:00 AM EST) or until the conversation stops.
Go to http://hackerpublicradio.org for all the details
OK, so is every mode for editing markdown in emacs completely incapable of rendering a live preview in a buffer? I can't believe this just isn't a thing #emacs
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