open source software development advice
If you do a thing in an open source project, and you have a hard time doing it because it's not documented, after you finish doing the thing... document it. If the project has a wiki, put it in the wiki. If it has a docs repo you can write to, put it there. Or at least blog about it so search engines can index it.
Please don't leave the solution to languish in a chat log somewhere.
When I asked for white people to be passionate about Black people and water I was talking about Flint NOT these virtual tiki-torch marches against the new Ariel. — Awa Gueye https://afropunk.com/2019/07/a-word-about-black-mermaids/
Women at NASA had no patience with toxic masculinity.
I love this so much... so so much...
Drew a bunch of angry Betty Boops as warm ups this weekend.
"Move to Europe," friends say, "we don't have Orange Nazi Rapist", they say. 😩
Security goon attacks Black American performer at concert in Austria.
Gab and moderates
Moderates: Idk if blocking another instance is a good thing or not, it is a very difficult problem that I have to think hard about
Normal people: *Already blocked a bunch of bad instances; it turns out to be a fantastic idea*
Moderates: Okay that was good, but an app that's incompatible with some instances, idk if that's okay or not gosh this is so tricky
Normal people: If I knew where Gabbers were living I'd physically go to their houses and cut the internet line; fuck that
I'm extremely pleased to launch Run Your Own Social: How to run a small social network site for you friends.
This is a guide book to running a small, tight-knit federated social network server. It comes from my year of experience running Friend Camp. It's focused largely on SOCIAL solutions, though it does touch on the technical.
I've tried to keep it technology-neutral, and it should be a pretty easy read for anyone who's been on the fediverse for a while.
Seeing a uni (not mine) mid-level admin saying that universities need to consider the 10-month schedule when we're living in a 24/7/365 world.
I thing we need to think about caring for each other at all times, making sure people have housing, food, etc., year round.
But maybe. Maybe. Maybe we shouldn't reinforce a 24/7/365 kind of world. Maybe we should reinforce a spacious world.
Steven Universe fans: making Lars' ube roll in R/L.
This week in Fragility: https://emceeaich.micro.blog/2019/07/04/this-week-in.html
When I say, "Disney is a rent-seeking parasite and shouldn't be allowed to extend copyright another 20 years in Canada"
If you interpret that as me saying, "small artists should have no protection for their creative works at all"
Then you fell for this trick HARD
Monstrous queer woman who helps make web browsers.
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