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2600 has once again shown that it has fortitude in the face of adversity in creating a new website showing the addresses of US concentration camps:

Their first issue has US White House Phone numbers, and in the 90s, they published the DeCSS source code.


My anti-spam paper first draft is done. I need some help with formatting to get it up online in a form presentable for the conference but once I'm done, I'll be publishing it for public review.

Grammarly is proprietary and evil, but when writing, I find it can be very helpful to have something check my grammar and writing style.

Do folks know of a Free Software equivalent? Extra points if there's either an Emacs or Code plugin!

I posted a copy of the D&D episode we did on @librelounge to reddit's r/rpg and it was well received.

I posted the same thing to r/dnd and it was immediately downvoted.

Makes me wonder....

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Please STOP, stop, stop using #Google #reCaptcha on your websites!
You are giving away your visitors' #privacy and they cannot even opt-out and avoid it if they want to reach your contents.
#privacyMatters #webdevelopment

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In case it isn't clear, Google has now reached, in many sectors, the "extinguish" phase of "embrace, extend, extinguish".

"Google is locking down API access to Gmail data (and later, Drive data) soon, and some of your favorite third-party apps might find themselves locked out of your Google account data. "

On note of proprietary gaming... I've been playing a bit of the revived City of Heroes. It's proprietary and requires Windows, but I believe it runs under Wine.

If anyone would like to play with me, feel free to ping me.

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I hate Facebook as much as the next person, but the largest strike wave in recent American history was organized entirely on Facebook.

You have to use the tools you have to reach people where they're at and help them move to where they need to be. That's what organizing *is*.

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Self-proclaimed champions of free speech platform Gab blocks over some speech they didn't like :OMEGALUL:

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Tech enthusiast: "I want smart lights, smart tv, everything, and connect them all to my digital assisstant!"

Tech worker: *looks wistfully into distance* "I should get a small place in a little town, with a garden, make my own furniture."

Okay actually I clearly have too much. I'm going to do my best to release *some* version of in the next couple of weeks even if it's missing a bunch of features.

This week I'm also packing to go visit my sweetie who lives in Vancouver.

What a busy summer. I'm:

1. Writing an example ActivityPub server with a ton of docs as a toy
2. Continuing to edit and produce @librelounge
3. Writing a white paper on anti-spam on the
4. Writing Data Shards, along with @cwebber
5. Last week I began writing .io with @rmw
6. Had shoulder surgery

I feel like I'm missing a few things too...

Super hungry this morning. Keytones between .4 and .7 but glucose at 106!!!

Time to fast... for a few hours at least.

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One of the parts of the Golem/Shards demo that @cwebber didn't address is scalable query routing.

That's what I've spent part of today thinking about.

Reading a Wikipedia article on Gnutella, one of the resources mentioned is a Gnutella specification... oh a Yahoo Group, now seemingly inaccessible.

Don't use proprietary services to host Free Software pls. k thx.

This is an awesome set of ezines about distributed systems from a class (from @lindsey on birdsite)

This article puts into words some of the observations I've had around some people in my life and the disconnect between words and actions around friendships:

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