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Wow! sfconservancy.org/news/2020/no

@conservancy Software Freedom Conservancy, one of the most important organizations in #FLOSS #opensource #freesoftware , is hiring a full-time employee. Remote, not limited to the United States. Really interesting, flexible job description.

Amazing team, critical mission. In an alternate universe where I was putting my consulting on hiatus and looking for a full-time job, I would be applying for this RIGHT NOW. Check it out & boost!

Apple DTK users: looks like Slack finally published an Apple Silicon-compatible beta!

One of my favourite things: apps that publish changelogs, but don’t seem to get why they’re doing it.

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Another new journal finder tool, for those looking to search based on compliance with funding rules: chronoshub.io/journalfinder/

Starting a MicroSD gacha service where you pull for cards of random capacity and transfer speeds

Can’t believe I actually wrote some dang code last night. Feels good.

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an important report has just been published by my friend emmi: The Decentralized Web of Hate

"Fascists (and other bad actors) are [...] hosting manifestos resiliently, raising money anonymously, communicating securely to organize attacks, sharing weapons plans, and networking to build out their numbers."

"We cannot abandon p2p technology but we also can't ignore the risks. The only way out is through."

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twitter.com/emmibevensee/statu
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rebelliousdata.com/p2p
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rebelliousdata.com/wp-content/

Obsessed with figuring out how Woot ended up with these debranded Pixelbooks that are labelled “ProductName” with some weird fake logo where the Google logo should go. sellout.woot.com/offers/debran

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taiwan hasn’t had a recorded case in 200 days so y’know what they had instead?

pride

thank you taiwan for keeping 2020 gay

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Yikes! It’s the last week to submit your session and miniconf ideas for linux.conf.au 2021. If you have ideas or developments you want to share with our community in January 2021 you best get your skates on. You have until Friday. Call for Sessions and Miniconfs now open! linux.conf.au/news/call-for-se #lca2021

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Weird Windows problem: I have a folder that’s got read-only permissions, and no matter how many times I change that in the folder properties, it goes right back. Is there a way to fix this?

Come join me on @shadsy’s stream right now - we’re playing Moon, a strange and fascinating Mac adventure game from 1995! twitch.tv/obscuritory

Bought something that came with a CD containing 313KB of data. Honestly, still happy that happens in this day and age.

Mount Pleasant’s Dandelion Records is really badly affected by yesterday’s fire. They took a lot of damage, even though they were able to save a lot of their stock, and they need help to get back on their feet. Taking donations, details here. instagram.com/p/CGquNDEhWPv/

Dandelion is the best record store in the city and I really, really hope they can bounce back from this.

@hey_tortellini Sorry for taking so long to approve your account. Gmail sent the new account notification to spam and I didn’t realize your account was waiting for approval.

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