Someone on the #ArchLinux AUR mailing apparently has a surplus of condescension today and they’re just looking for someplace to unload it
Listen to this podcast and remember that there are large segments of “liberal America” that are happy to pay higher taxes to build a homeless shelter as long as they don’t have to look at it when they step outside their homes https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/how-mayor-london-breed-wants-big-tech-to-help-fix-san/id1011668648?i=1000436950105
I have a lot of negative things to say about Facebook, but this seems like a step in the right direction https://www.getrevue.co/profile/caseynewton/issues/at-f8-facebook-focuses-on-privacy-and-little-else-175975
$2.4 Million in Prizes for Schools Teaching Ethics Alongside Computer Science https://blog.mozilla.org/blog/2019/04/30/2-4-million-in-prizes-for-schools-teaching-ethics-alongside-computer-science
So it looks like another open source foundation has moved the core of its development over to a proprietary platform
GitLab’s approach seems to be to take adopt standards and then deviate from them is ways that I find infuriating.
1. Pull Requests become Merge Requests
2. In Mattermost (their fancy IRC), channels are indicated by tildas instead of hash marks
Contact your local GitLab representative today and tell them to stop messing with established standards.
It seems my Raspberry PI running #ArchLinux ARM never came back up after Saturday's update. It hosts my IRC bouncer, so I won't be online in that regard until I can get back up and running.
Facebook Users Morbidly Curious What Site Going To Do With Their Personal Data To Recoup $5 Billion Fine https://www.theonion.com/facebook-users-morbidly-curious-what-site-going-to-do-w-1834338598