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The more someone knows about me, the better they can craft narratives, marketing campaigns, political campaigns, and propaganda to lie to me.

It’s not just that I don’t actually need what they’re selling but that what they’re selling is always more than just products.

To believe a lie is to remove oneself from the real world. I don’t need to make it easier for anyone to put me in their lie. I’m still trying to figure out my own lies.

Personal privacy and internet hygiene matter.

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I’m getting better at remembering that it’s really really tough for human beings to always be perfectly accurate or precise about how pr what they communicate.

I have a lot of very good examples of myself making such failures, but it’s unjustifiably harder for me to remember others are also human.

Language is inherently vague—terms can be broad or narrow, sentences can be imperfectly constructed, the exact right word can escape oneself. Add in other influences such as the speaker’s


What wellness is marketed as:
-Body lotions
-Fancy juices

What wellness ACTUALLY looks like:
-Health care coverage
-Access to therapy
-Walkable cities
-Green spaces
-Living wages
-Paid time off
-Physical activity
-Close knit communities

PSA, IMHO: Join #NoFLoC - Make sure your webserver sends this header:

Permissions-Policy: interest-cohort=()

to opt your server (and its visitors) out of Googles Federated Learning of Cohorts (FLoC). More info at

🚨 Important: starting July 15, 2021, Tor will no longer support v2 onion services. If you are a site administrator, you must upgrade to v3 onion services. Here is the full deprecation timeline:

Minneapolis: The verdict is coming soon, possibly even in the next couple days. Going to downtown Minneapolis? Don't Get Caged! Know Your Routes!

This interactive map has been updated with the latest closures, kettle risk areas, police perimeters & points of interest. Know before you go & share. Fuck a free speech cage!

i wish masto had notifs on stuff i boosted so i can know what my followers like. boosting feels so much more meaningless than posting

A Microsoft Teams meeting can drain a MacBook Pro battery in an hour. I join a meeting, and my fans go straight to high and stay there for the duration of that meeting.

When Zoom is superior on processor and system use, you really need to do better.

conservatives spend all their time keeping the world intolerant, dangerous, and oppressive and then call anyone who hates living like that a coward

DRM stands for:

D - Pirating
R - Is
M - Cool

do yall remember that charlie sheen anger management show that just straight up platformed nazi great replacement shit?

Scott Datesman Keeler is a threat to our community.

Scott is 42yrs old, resident of Portland, Oregon. Scott masquerades as a journalist by the pseudonym name "WhatRiot", formerly "endsoundtrack".

Scott is abusive and misogynistic against his peers, especially women.

If you want to try to have a grasp of the potential of the battle between free (as in freedom, not beer) software and proprietary software, feel free to search for the battle between Direct Current (DC) and Alternate Current (AC).
There are lots of similes under every level and context. And if you dig deeper, those similes go beyond the changing of the current status quo [ethical concerns for technology and its owners (e.g. eugenics, robots, cyborgs, etc.)].

i hate when there's discourse, except everyone actually agrees, they're just so fucking angry that they need to say their piece, and it only ends when all 7 billion people have said theirs

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