White people assume niceness is the answer to racial inequality. It's not.
perhaps they can understand better when the message comes from their own people.
"We tend to define racism in a way that will not implicate our own views or ideas. “I think people define racism in a way that exonerates them. If they can narrow [the definition of racism] as much as possible to things they are not saying or doing or are about, that leaves them off the hook,”
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I wish the C++ standardization people would just pull a SVN and responsibly say, "that's it, folks, we are done here, better technology exists and we will not continue developing this language".
The #GNOME design team wants your feedback for a potential visual refresh of the #GTK default theme: https://blog.gtk.org/2019/01/14/theme-changes-in-gtk-3/ — if you have an application that ships custom CSS, testing is appreciated!
Thunderbird is a multi-account. If I can have my friends stop using GMail web interface for Thunderbird, it becomes much easier to make them add an account from a not-for-profit provider. They can transition without loosing their contacts which is what matters the most for them.
It's a sad situation, but we have to get people where they are at. Telling them "you morons" is what we've been doing for 20 years. It doesn't work.
Privacy is an upper class luxury. You need to have both technical knowledge and a bunch of resources in order to afford it. You can go and shout about privacy all you want and the evils of surveillance capitalism but this won't matter a bit so long wage slavery and capitalism itself is a thing.
Go ahead and be 'private' in your luxury home, with your personal home server and mobile phone that costs more than a months wage in countries that capitalism have wrecked.
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I literally could not possibly care less if adblocking kills your website. Good fucking riddance, honestly. I really, really do not care who you are or how wholesome your goals are - if you rely on ad revenue to stay alive, you're already dead sooner or later anyway, and it's not my job to care. Find another way to fund your operations.
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I've suspended gasthe.lgbt, and so should you.
* I mean, the URL.
* It presents itself as "G.A.S.T.H.E." being a pro-queer acronym, but, like, come on, the URL.
* Also, it's the fucking gameliberty dot club edgelord dipshit again: https://gameliberty.club/users/matrix/statuses/101268820597695926
mstdn.fr est une instance lancée et administrée par des sysadmins expérimentés avec comme objectif qu'elle accueille des dizaines de milliers d'utilisateurs de manière pérenne. Plus d'informations dans ce billet de blog : https://www.libre-parcours.net/post/mstdn-fr-notre-pierre-a-l-edifice-mastodon