DADDY OF WAR HAS ARRIVED TODAY
However, I want to throw shade on the absolutely ridiculous idea that the USG functions as a monolithic all-seeing entity.
The USG funds Tor because parts of the USG use Tor and parts of the USG love Tor and want it to succeed.
The fact that OTHER PARTS of the USG hate Tor and want to compromise it is normal, expected. The USG is big.
Contradictions are the rule in human systems, not the exception.
So I never thought I would be excited for a release of Skype, but the creators edition would be so useful if it works well. Of course they probably won't forfil my dreams of being able to run it on my Linux partition.
An internet user: "these memes don't reference a wide enough social reference point to be understood or relatable to anyone outside a very narrow base"
The guy about to invent mastomemes: "oh, haven't you heard?"
mastomemes are like regular memes but no one knows what they are and instead of being afraid to ask they just go along with it
"Alexa, absolve me of sin"
Tom Scott has a new video on youtube, where he brews tea according to the appropriate ISO standard.
I am surprised there is an ISO standard for brewing tea but hey, s'not that bad
Love that my favorite Android Masto app, #Tusky, is open source. Love the fact that #Pinafore and #Halcyon exist as alternative web UIs. Love that #Pleroma is coming along well as an alternative #ActivityPub server. Love that the sex worker community on #Switter is actively working on building open source tech that works for their use case. Love to see instances like #OpenSocialAfrica and vis.social.
Y'all inspire me that this open source/free software thing may actually work out in the end. :)
masto polls would be really helpful for figuring out whether or not masto polls are an important feature that should be implemented
So, as usual I only get shreds of the current big discorse and drama, so here's what I pieced together:
We on mastodon are now at war with pleroma? Is that right?
RT @ProtonMail@twitter.com: Privacy cannot exist without free/open software. This is why ProtonMail is Open Source! http://bit.ly/1hL77cJ
i forgot how funny that 70's show could be