Get a load of this conference paper from 30 years ago, it is so ZING! on academic journals: https://drive.google.com/file/d/0BxlbeayLWxeRLTB2cmVmaVpscUU/view
If you were thinking of auto-deleting your old toots I have good news - I made a thing for you (me): https://github.com/hughrun/ephemetoot
Inspired, former Soviet Union: tram ute https://www.instagram.com/p/B83E-mvJ7UG/?igshid=uamht0n74ete
Utopian thinking in the ether: an interview with Boris Frankel
Next #cardiParty in Melbourne is going to fucking rule, just FYI.
I might have to log in to to do this
These additions in ECMAScript 2020 look awesome:
My only concern is that Intl.ListFormat OBVIOUSLY should use an Oxford Comma, what even are these geeks thinking‽
ACAB, family violence
Oh look they managed to almost apologise but still make all about a man’s FEELINGS.
What a total grub Michael McCormack is. Looks like he’s gearing up to blame the XPT driver in a massive prejudgment of what happened yesterday. https://www.theguardian.com/world/2020/feb/21/xpt-crash-investigations-sydney-melbourne-train-derailment-kills-two
@Kels_316 I had forgotten one of the most important controls for hazards: clear, concise signage
This has been on my mind a lot in the last few weeks.
"Today, we’re expected to relate to politics (and everything else) as atomised consumers (rather than members or participants), a mode fundamentally incompatible with the traditional values of civil institutions."
Oh great, now a bunch of people have barged into my mentions, wondering "why would I post public toots if I refuse conversations?"
Well my dudes, UNSOLLICITED ADVICE IS NOT A CONVERSATION. It is someone who read my criticism about a service's communication as a call for alternative services.
If you can't read or can't comply with the basics of human interaction, I can't do anything for you, duddo.
ACAB, family violence
Fuck everybody in Queensland Police. and Det Insp Mark Thompson in particular. https://www.theguardian.com/australia-news/2020/feb/20/queensland-police-spark-anger-with-open-mind-comment-on-of-hannah-clarke-and-children
The Power of Passive:
Why low tech solutions are perfect for solarpunk.
If people want an open network, stop shit-talking open things
I hear tech folks saying that RSS is dead, and people on social media saying that blogs are dead.
The problem with this is twofold:
- RSS is doing just fine, and not even remotely dead
- Blogs are doing just fine, and are not even remotely dead, either
There's this strange sort of defeatism around. "Well, we lost, so what can you do". Um, not undermine things that still work and are actively being used? Support them as well?
Are you interested in a federated alternative to Goodreads that doesn't use Amazon?
because I'm making a federated alternative to Goodreads that doesn't use Amazon
"Jason Griffey highlighted that there are already three web apps that use AI-based text generators to create essays for students from their thesis statements, and other AI-based services that suggest relevant articles for references and footnotes. As several people simultaneously chimed in, throw in an AI-based grading tool and we can remove students and teachers completely from the educational system."
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