@bkhan @alexbuzzbee Yeah, I came to say Racket too. I might add Haskell, but I'm one of those people who want to like Haskell more than I actually do like it in reality. :D

I enjoy #rightscon a lot, but it's not always easy for those I want to hear from to travel to it.

Also I know people wonder if it's "really for them".

This year it's free and virtual. If you're reading this: it's really for you.

24 hours to register! rightscon.course.tc/catalog/co

"There is no way around this -- when corporations take extraordinary measures to avoid paying taxes, they are doing extraordinary harm to citizens who have the greatest need for education, housing, health, and social services. If brands really believe that Black Lives Matter they must stop starving our country of the resources to improve black lives by hiding their taxable profits in offshore tax havens."

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I'm sure I can get a bunch of tech nerds to form a union if I just call it a guild

A good thing about #ADHD is that you can't accidentally deadname people because there's no way you remember their deadname.

I'm on the Lawfare Podcast today talking about the bot panic on mainstream social media and also the benefits (and drawbacks) of decentralized social media:


This was a really funny/fun conversation with the hosts, it should be a pretty entertaining listen.

@julia That's about the size of it, yep!

(Only caveat being that you may have things you did during the year that could lower your tax burden, mostly charitable donations or mortgage/student loan payments).

Is there a word for loving the idea of esotericism (the occult, ancient secret societies, DaVinci Code, etc) but being way too rational to actually indulge in it?

@mala @cwebber It would be nice if there were a really great mail client that wasn't web based... But here we are.

#Facebook just bought #Mapillary.

Move your images to a #FOSS *community run* project instead! How? Simple:

1. Download your images: github.com/gitouche-sur-osm/ma

2. Upload to #OpenStreetCam:

3. Enjoy giving a giant, fat middle finger to #Zuckerberg. 🌻 🌈 🌻

4. Boost and have a nice day!

@bgcarlisle That's definitely true, though I find it interesting since at least in some ways "police" and "vigilante" are complete opposites.

@bgcarlisle Huh. I would think that wouldn't be in keeping with the overall goals and ethos of lojban?

Do we have a word yet for the thing where you write up a meticulous outline for a new piece then begin writing something that bears only a passing resemblance to the outline?

@darius Wow. Congrats! I'll tell people that I followed you before you were in the NYT. :)

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