Erik Abetz is a disgraceful embarrassment. I don’t know how these Senators manage to be in the same room as him week after week. https://www.theguardian.com/australia-news/2020/oct/16/eric-abetz-refuses-to-apologise-for-demanding-chinese-australians-denounce-communist-party
His Great-Uncle was a Nazi war criminal, shall we demand Abetz denounce the Nazis once a month?
Get excited! The linux.conf.au 2021 Call for Sessions & Call for Miniconfs are open from now until 6th Nov 2020.
Our theme centres around a question many of us have been asking ourselves in 2020: "So what’s next?”.
If you have ideas or developments you’d like to share with the open source community at linux.conf.au 2021 in Jan, we’d love to hear from you.
The most amusing part of this to me, apart from her comment about an expressway being "lovely" - is that Tasmania was one of the first places in Australia to get NBN (which means they got the proper one) and has a surprisingly large "remote" open source tech community. https://www.theguardian.com/australia-news/2020/oct/15/poor-cousin-new-zealand-opposition-leader-insults-tasmania-in-off-script-remarks
I like this idea in principle: https://blog.thea.codes/we-need-to-talk-about-github
But I'm reminded of why principle isn't enough to get us there, by @darius - https://conf.tube/videos/watch/b8d6c88a-0e73-46dd-9e35-d4645bb12db8?start=13m12s&stop=20m44s
If I were the NSW Police I would simply beat and restrain a professor of law specialising in legal reform at the university he works at
The comments on this are hilarious:
"Whoever made this need their salary doubled"
"This will be the most viewed video in the history of DukeUni, you're never going to top this."
"Whatever Duke is I should've gone to it."
"I forgot to wear a mask and now I'm infected with these SICK BEATS"
"It's hard to comprehend that we live in a world where 54 people disliked this."
"Think of all the kids who will never know they were conceived to this song."
LI-BRA-RY TAKE OUT! 🎵 🎹
This is such an excellent article. ✈️ 💨 🙅🏻
'In the near term – a timescale that matters enormously to climate change – the only way to decarbonise aviation is to fly less. As an option, that seemed plumb absurd until this year, when we were forced to learn how to live without planes.'
Friends you must watch this amazing synth-pop guide to Duke University Library's "Library Take Out" service: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=e1iGEM9NMFM
Looks like pretty much every current COVID case in regional Victoria is linked to one dickhead who lives with someone who works at the butcher in Chadstone:
In case anyone was wondering how contagious it is.
Reminiscing about this wonderful moment from January. A simpler time.
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