What to say about the death of a major Jewish public figure, and human bulwark against encroaching fascism, on erev Rosh Hashanah? We can not function like this, as a society. Already, we had put too much on the shoulders of Ruth Bader Ginsburg, as we do all women, as we do all Jewish women. She had already disappointed us, in any number of supreme court cases, in her cozy working relationship with the reactionary Scalia.
"Accidental hipsters": a new book showcases the street fashion of seniors in Chinatowns across North America.
> “We were just enamored by these grandmas and grandpas we saw on the street,” [co-author Valerie] Luu said.
> “It would be like a patchwork of different textures, colours and fabrics — sometimes three florals at once or six shades of pink. We were like, ‘Who are they?’
GNOME 3.38 was released a couple of minutes ago and you can already give it a test-drive by grabbing the latest Boxes from Flathub. 🎉
This is the first release for which we can provide our own @gnome installer images for debugging and testing features.
When you browse Instagram and find Tony Abbott's passport number
You should follow Distributed Denial of Secrets on here. They've been draconianly suspended from Twitter for publishing BlueLeaks, an 270gb archive of leaked police documents @ddosecrets
Stumbled upon this wiki about renewable energy while researching stoves, and it's amazing??
I watched #Tenet last night. I quite enjoyed it, even though (or rather because) the plot was difficult to follow. Spent another few hours afterwards reading through discussions of the storyline.
@SeanAloysiusOBrien powering electric vehicles with the aid of nikola tesla's spinning corpse
The Greenland and Antarctic ice sheets, which hold enough frozen water to lift oceans 65 metres, are tracking the UN's worst-case scenarios for sea level rise, researchers said Monday, highlighting flaws in current climate change models.
Just released microG Services Core v0.2.12.203315 🎉
- Support for Exposure Notifications API as used by COVID-19 contact tracing apps.
- As always: tons of fixes and compatibility updates
Available on the microG F-Droid repository or via https://github.com/microg/android_packages_apps_GmsCore/releases/tag/v0.2.12.203315
The binary solution is short term, we also need a means to bust out of it.
You are broke and want to become a #Linux admin and don't know how to start?
The "Introduction to Linux Server Administration" includes the source material for the 20 lessons of what was previously a commercial online Linux server admin course - now free. #sysadmin
Meanwhile in #Germany cops let dogs attack demonstrators in #Braunschweig at the protest against far right. Fun fact - Braunschweig was the city that gave Hitler his citizenship so he can become "the great leader".
Kampfhunde und Pfefferspray trotz friedlicher Blockade
free software / privacy / leftist politics / veganism / PhD student machine learning
"approachable without being whimsical" (Goldman Sachs about its new font, but applies to me as well)
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