Re last boost: at my last job, I started getting Google search results for Spanish language versions of popular big websites. Because I shared a Google account and Facebook account with our Spanish-speaking admin assistant. She was surprised when I showed her how her personal online interests can be picked up by work accounts.
This is a really interesting data poisoning approach from some high schoolers (via @laura)
the problem with trying to teach your population all the academic background they'll "need" while they are all still children is that you wind up with everything "cleaned up" and that's why people think the ancient greeks and romans were all these high-brow rationalist philosophers when in fact they mostly went around telling dirty jokes and calling each other motherfuckers and talking about gods fucking animals and watching lewd plays and shit
What a total clusterfuck. Also apparently there are only two universities in Australia... 🤔
This is pretty sharp IMO. People accused Christine of being ‘extremist’ compared to Bob because she was a woman who didn’t suffer fools rather because of any real political differences. Richard’s big problem internally was he was anointed by Christine.
I saw some these the other day and was a bit confused by the lack of, well, branding.
Git is planning to switch to SHA-256 soon. This is all great news, but the best thing is the command to convert an existing repo to the new hash. It reads like a shitpost and gets better with each argument:
git convert-repo --to-hash=sha-256 --frobnicate-blobs --climb-subtrees --liability-waiver=none --use-shovels --carbon-offsets
luv 2 use corporate jargon
My simple view is that landlords have a moral as well as a legal obligation to repair—my extended view is that when they fail in those obligations, they ought to lose property rights to residents
New OA book up on La Trobe eBureau: "Democracy in difference: Debating the terms of gender, sexuality, race and identity"
what I'm saying is we need to put a hold on "innovation" until we figure out what's going on
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