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Something motivated me to write a little. Clearly I'll need a bit more practice at it. blog.smickles.com/reminded-of-

My wife of 10 years said she thought that Chuck Palahniuk's Choke was about sex. I don't know what to do with myself.

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Why is software created using taxpayers’ money not released as Free Software?

* Tax savings: Similar applications don't have to be programmed from scratch every time.

* Collaboration: Major projects can share expertise and costs.

* Serving the public: Applications paid by the public should be available for everyone.

* Fostering innovation: With transparent processes, others don't have to reinvent the wheel.

#democracy #democratic #politics #freesoftware

publiccode.eu/

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"People don't see the irony of saying: we have blocked this entire domain, this entire group of people because they're bigots and xenophobes. Is not blocking a whole group of people based on the action of one the definition of bigotry?" — @adam #noagenda 1148

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On Twitter, their 'safety team' determines what you see. In the Fediverse, your 'Instance' determines what you see. Don't like what you see (or don't?) Set up your own instance!

They literally digitally altered the face of a presidential candidate live during a debate; added a pimple on her chin, watch it come and go. youtube.com/watch?v=vJ6MrDO0kg

DrewB look, this is an entertaining way to describe something we talked about the other day. youtu.be/0-QfU8mOA7E

Got a decent amount of work done at Clark st today. Thinking a lot about Carverdale tho...

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