White people assume niceness is the answer to racial inequality. It's not.

theguardian.com/commentisfree/

perhaps they can understand better when the message comes from their own people.

:drake_dislike: Self-driving cars
:drake_like: Ubiquitous mass transit and bicycles

I just watched a woman upgrade her sewing machine with a toilet repair kit. Techbros think they're hot shit hackers but they ain't got shit on seamstresses.

"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,”

vox.com/policy-and-politics/20

@strypey @noorul by this definition, GNOME isn't bloatware. Resource usage has gone down in the latest version, and will be improved further for the next.

PSA: Finishing an email asking for help with « I am waiting, do something about this. » won't make anyone help you quicker.

It only makes sure we all know you're a dick.

this one needs to be reposted over and over

i love the npm folks but i'll say it's pretty scary that such a vital organ of the js ecosystem is a venture-backed startup

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The #GNOME design team wants your feedback for a potential visual refresh of the #GTK default theme: blog.gtk.org/2019/01/14/theme- — if you have an application that ships custom CSS, testing is appreciated!

Rappel : pour se connecter à internet dans un tgv, le plus simple est de dire « Billet étranger » au chatbot sur wifi.sncf.

GoDaddy is injecting tracking JavaScript code to websites hosted on its US data center without asking.

If you want it gone you (the site owner) need to opt-out manually from your hosting console: igorkromin.net/index.php/2019/

@aral
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.
@bob @calisti

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.

Dear Americans,

There is no such thing as "alt-right", they are just fascists and they are the same piece of shit as the regular right wing. Stop whitewashing them and help them rebrand. From now on, mentally replace "alt-right" with fascists, nothing will change in terms of context and meaning.

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cis people when you misgender their dog: its SHE :crying_cat:

cis people when you ask to be referred to a certain way: i dont know... i mean its just so difficult... i mean im just used to doing things a certain way you know..... ill try but i probably wont be good at it :(

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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