I think safety concerns and preserving the accuracy/integrity of information may take priority over repairing old hardware and tinkering, but the latter concerns are still crucial for dealing with the climate crisis + disposable consumerism.
I can't decide how I feel about #HTTPS.
On the one hand, it seems vital to protect users' privacy and prevent e.g. man-in-the-middle attacks replacing content.
On the other hand, it increases complexity of hosting and browsing content, discouraging retrocomputing and hobbyists.
Christ searching the internet is bad
It doesn't matter what search engine you use, all the results are just Bad now
I can search for table saw crosscut sled construction tips and there'll be a listicle with the number 2021 in the FIRST PAGE of results, copied from another site and with the year changed? And it's like that with anything you search? How is this useful?
Librarians, can you please resurrect human-curated web directories when you get a minute, thx <3
Y'all know someone running sudo? They might want to upgrade
instacart, union busting
instacart is laying off 2,000 of its 10,000 employees, including every single employee who voted to unionize.
can I get a good rousing "fuck instacart" going in the chat
uspol, potential violence
> The FBI is warning of plans for armed protests at all 50 state capitals and in Washington in the days leading up to Joe Biden’s inauguration, according to law enforcement officials. https://apnews.com/article/joe-biden-politics-inaugurations-capitol-siege-ec75b26289166b4afd30c15b0dd2ded5
The #rage playlist in question, in case you thought I was joking: https://open.spotify.com/playlist/6IKlmQo0lnIX1M827Bu9DW
Will someone please tell me what gecs are, and why there are 100 of them, or perhaps as many as 1000? That might be too many gecs.
Please I can't stop thinking about #gecs
Why not include the '98 English dub on the Blu-ray release, or on streaming services, and let people choose the version they want? I'm not sure, but it may be only a change in the soundtrack, in which case it doesn't seem very hard.
It's a piece of history and Maggie's childhood
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