"A small Massachusetts town has rejected an offer from Comcast and instead plans to build a municipal fiber broadband network."

arstechnica.com/tech-policy/20

Own your networks. #Network #infrastructure should always be publicly owned.

Why does my always have to manifest as "surely there's a prize for watching every video on YouTube" instead of "I simply must clean every surface in my home"?

if christmas is so great how come there's no ChristMasMas or C++

goddammit my joke is only funny if you're an English-Spanish speaking computer nerd

Is public discontent with Facebook reaching a boiling point?

"Welcome to Magic School. Here is your schedule."
"Thanks! But..."
"Yes?"
"This is just 'Ethics' and 'Human rights' and things like that."
"Correct, that's the first year curriculum."
"Do we have to learn all this?"
"Of course! What do you think this is, software engineering?"
#MicroFiction #TootFic #SmallStories

Representative democracy is probably the best way humans have found for governing ourselves anywhere approximating fairly, but I'm increasingly worried that it's going to stand in the way of us saving our own planet.

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I'd love to contribute to an open source project whose BDFL is a woman...

Good god in heaven we're building a hellscape of a world and grinning the entire damn time.

I guess the upside of humanity charging headlong at our own Great Filter is that we'll finally find out the answer to the Fermi Paradox.

Mobile Firefox needs a "No I don't want to download your app just so I can read a website" button clicker.

Exciting times - we're starting to see the first paid Matrix hosting providers emerging, starting with modular.im!! Read all about it at matrix.org/blog/2018/10/22/mod and check out the new Matrix Hosting project page! medium.com/@RiotChat/introduci

~ Black Mirror ~

What if there was a printer

But it works

Is gopher the new hipster www these days? Just trying to keep up with what the kids are up to.

wild how the UN gave us a due date to overthrow capitalism and replace it with internationalist ecosocialism

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