i finally understood the marxist theory of the alienation of labor when i realized it's just that sensation of your work having no relationship to your community's welfare, your boss having no connection to you as a person with an independent will, and generally their seeming like a creature from another dimension because they're faced with slightly less dire scarcity than you. that's class war, babey!
uspol, the power of privilege
Chelsea Manning refuses to testify to the grand jury, and she's in jail and being fined heavily. Rob Porter refuses to show up to the impeachment hearings, and Corey Lewindowsky refuses to answer questions, and they're still free. I can't help noticing a wee difference there.
rms, a defense of free software
Mastodon folks might be particularly interested in my response in this MetaFilter thread -- someone basically asked whether they should give up on Linux entirely, and I replied.
regex crash course!
 matches any character inside the brackets
. matches any character
* matches any number of the last thing
+ matches more than one of the last thing
⁜ matches less than one of the last thing
• matches dead characters
⟦⟧ matches any demons inside the brackets
⸮ matches your hopes & dreams
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(?=...) this is called a lookahead assertion. it looks into the future to tell if this regex matches, and returns accordingly.
hope this helps!
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What RMS, Torvalds and the like cost us
For every gross dude you tolerate, there's almost certainly several people who are pushed out of that space you created for him
The more influential the gross dude, the more people will emulate him and help to push out even more people
And it's mostly women who get pushed out
So for the likes of RMS and Torvalds, the damage they have done to the field of Computer Science may be incalculable
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