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everybody was so preoccupied with "what if the next boat gets stuck as a bit" that nobody stopped to think about "what if ever given does it again as a bit"

RT @DailyNewsEgypt@twitter.com

#BREAKING: Ever Given vessel has swung back into #Suez Canal's banks because of high winds after it had been partially re-floated: Reuters
#SuezCrisis #suezcanel

🐦🔗: twitter.com/DailyNewsEgypt/sta

Music | Sample Library | YouTube 

Oh holy shit, this Claustrophobic Piano really feels good to play with on DecentSampler: youtube.com/watch?v=YzI7rksaDb

Hi I am gay for...

  • My GF Julayla
  • My other GF Helel and all of her alters
  • My fiancé Ratty

I found out that the genderfeels surf-rock track I shared yesterday has an official music video full of queer people dancing all goofy, and I -do- need you to see it.

youtu.be/pW6hFyiKJC4

FSF staff union elects Ian Kelling to the board fsf.org/news/welcoming-ian-kel

There is a ton more work to be done to restore trust, and there's good reason to remain skeptical about the road ahead, but this seems like a notch in the right direction, at least.

Reminder about how to use my pronouns: pronoun.is/xe

Thank you friends :potion_demiboy: :heart_nb:

Please, if you are planning funny pranks, don't crash another supercarrier into the Suez. Please wait until they've cleared away all the digging equipment first.

imo we had enough men and women in fiction already and it's time for all new characters from now on to be other genders

My friend is trans femme and unemployed. I'm raising $105 to cover training fees for a job she was rejected from. They've sent the bill to collections. She was rejected due to a strike on her record for shoplifting *groceries* while very sick a few years ago

Fuck the state! Help a trans gal!
#donate #transrights #mutualaid #boost

Venmo: hamsterpower91
Cash App: $hamsterpower
paypal.me/hamsterpower91

uspol, nyc, cops, +++ 

New York City just ended qualified immunity for all police officers.

newyork.cbslocal.com/2021/03/2

gaslighting and abuse discussion 

“These behaviors generally grow out of experience, but they’re not intentional manipulation... Instead, like a trained dog who wants a treat and will offer all their behaviors in sequence until one of them earns the reward, the gaslighter is offering all of their tactics in sequence until they find the one that elicits the response they want. And the response they want is the one that disempowers you, makes you feel upset, [and] destroys your confidence”

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The big Other does not exist.
Power is always inherently unstable and full of cracks.

fediblock rec I guess but also just like, cmon 

Someone from “society.oftrolls.com” with the pronouns “I/me” in their bio popped into the replies of a week-old toot of mine to tell me it was boring and also that it’s funny how Americans think f*g is a slur. Le epic troll 😈

foss 

on the ideology side it means nothing bc a leftist might support it bc our copyright system is fucked, but a capitalist might see free labor and products they don’t have to pay for the rights to use.

ethically it means even less. again, many developing foss aren’t paid for their work, google has proved that foss is a great way to harvest data, and the US military doesn’t care whether their drone software is proprietary or not.

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foss 

i have used linux for a decade and can safely say foss wont take over the world until the software stops being hostile to users and the community stops being hostile to newbies. this is a community that uses its most popular distro as an insult bc it tried being user friendly. there’s a reason “works fine for me” is a meme.

Subtooting another rando techbro 

Using the github issue tracker to file protests against the open letter makes you look like an asshole.

And this "war" that you speak of has been going on against women in the computing world since the time of Ada Lovelace. So kindly fuck off fossbro. It's time to clean house.

Since we're talking about FSF, I feel like this post about FSFE is relevant as fuck.

write.as/malinagalina/i-took-f

There's a toxic culture problem within free software. If you don't recognize that in your projects and communities surrounding it you can't possibly combat it.

All the NFT stuff has confirmed to me that having any sort of standing or immense popularity just rots your brain at a certain point

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