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"I became an Anarchist when I decided to drop the theories and stop seeking power. When I stopped concerning myself with those things I realised that true Anarchy is my nature. It is our nature. It is what we were doing before the theories arrived, it is what we were doing before we were encouraged to be in competition with each other."

- Benjamin Zephaniah, 'Why I Am an Anarchist'

> In an open letter published Wednesday on GitHub, software developers representing the open source community joined the call for GitHub to immediately cancel the $200,000 contract with .

Open letter:

Pretty cool: Signal is now using BlurHash (, the image placeholder algorithm I developed, which is also used by Mastodon, and of course Toot!:

Glimpse is a real thing that I'm running and using on my computer right now. I'm so happy.


Mozilla is partnering with Mullvad to provide a β€œfull-device” VPN.

> Firefox Private Network full-device protection is a VPN built by Firefox using global WireGuard servers provided by Mullvad, which has committed not to keep logs of any kind.

Made a web extension for quickly checking the site you are visiting against Qualys SSL Labs' SSL Server Test ( πŸ˜„

> This free online service performs a deep analysis of the configuration of any SSL web server on the public Internet...the information you submit here is used only to provide you the service. We don't use the domain names or the test results, and we never will.

Try it:

Source code:

Found these beauties a block from #SeattleCenter. I'm guessing these stickers went up when the $$ hit the PAC about a week and a half ahead of the fall election. This topic isn't getting anything but more heated over the next decade. #OurStreets

reminder that "charitable foundations" wealthy people start are basically money laundering operations for illicit wealth & personal cash drawers for illegal activities, which is why no fucking rich person deserves any credit for starting one, regardless of what they purport to do

#Seattle friends! You’re in the ancestral land of the Duwamish. Join me in paying them rent if you’re able:

someone just randomly added me on keybase and sent this

am i about to partake in the greatest ARG of all time

This is reaaaaaalllly skeezy of Nintendo.

Nintendo is trying to firesale their old models but making them the featured bundle for black friday. This is the model that had a lower battery life and a fairly high incidence of joycon drift.

on my phone, i have
- an adblocker in my browser
- a system wide ad blocker that works by routing requests to ad domains to local host
- another system wide ad blocker that works by intercepting app's internal calls to recognised ad APIs and returns nothing
- a modified version of youtube with ads removed

i still see ads :blobcatgoogly:

Excellent write up about choosing the right private messenger for yourself; weighing different factors against your threat model. By @danarel who runs

Reminder that we have an imperialist white supremacy problem, and it infects every industry, every culture in the world, and until we address it head-on, we can't hope to rebuild all that cis straight white guys have actively sought to destroy.

Oh this is awesome:

> Legit is a complementary command-line interface for , optimized for workflow simplicity.

Some examples:

$ git switch <branch>
# Switches to branch. Stashes and restores unstaged changes.

$ git sync
# Synchronizes current branch. Auto-merge/rebase, un/stash.

$ git publish <branch>
# Publishes branch to remote server.

$ git branches [wildcard pattern]
# Nice & pretty list of branches + publication status.

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