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lookin for work [software dev or somethin] boosts appreciated 

hey what's up gamers one of my bosses is ghosting me so i am looking for work [sunglasses emoji]

I have a CV at som.codes/cv.pdf and I am skilled with pretty much all the mainstream programming languages

I would like to be writing Rust for money but honestly I have rent to pay so, w/e

i am stuck in the UK for the next 2 years & i would like to work remote and my sleep pattern is Fucked so,, flexible hours? thank <3

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Museums are finding it nearly impossible to post imagery containing artistic nudity on social media because their posts keep getting deleted and accounts suspended or banned, so Vienna's museums opened a page on OnlyFans.

theguardian.com/artanddesign/2

TikTok closed the Alberta museum account for showing an obscured woman's breast.

Facebook ruled the 25,000 year old Venus of Willendorf figurine as pornographic and removed the post.

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@makeworld PS: I've had gator nuggets in Florida and (conservation issues aside) I'm not convinced they're worth the extra trouble over chicken

@makeworld Not a waste of time at all! I've seen well-intentioned, politically-minded people get caught up with one rhetorical device to the extent that others become less visible to them, but I don't think that's the case here.

Your example actually makes me think of "food deserts" as a hyper-local case of monopolization. Bad design is often scale-invariant.

@makeworld

I've had similar conversations with people in the past about whether something is a monopoly. When it isn't, they end up feeling satisfied that since that condition wasn't met, then the situation must be fair, and all clear evidence to the contrary is dismissed.

"Is it a monopoly" isn't exactly a bad question to ask, but it's one that modern almost-monopolies are very well prepared to dodge.

@makeworld

A lot of the debate around antitrust focuses on either the presence of a strict monopoly or on very narrow definitions of "consumer welfare" - usually interpreted as "lower prices".

The broader the definition the harder it becomes for judges (who typically aren't economists - as though that would necessarily help) to interpret the law without setting precedent for worse corporate behaviour in the future.

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cool fact: the original luddites didn’t oppose technology but rather the bosses using new tech to disenfranchise workers! the bosses then had the luddites murdered in the streets and their arguments were replaced with “tech bad 🤢” to prevent others from carrying on their challenge to industrial authorities

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I'm gonna keep posting this until one of you fucking boosts it

@jalcine or perhaps that interviewing practices are broken?

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It appears that OVH, the provider of our server hosting and DNS services, is down, making CryptPad.fr unavailable.

We'll provide regular updates as we learn more.

I wrote a brief article about using notify-send and cron to schedule regular reminders to blink and drink.

ansuz.science/2021/self-care/

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Atkinson Hyperlegible font is named after Braille Institute founder, J. Robert Atkinson.  What makes it different from traditional typography design is that it focuses on letterform distinction to increase character recognition, ultimately improving readability brailleinstitute.org/freefont

> Man who made website to rank female students by appearance now aims to achieve "global teen penetration" according to leaked documents

gizmodo.com/leaked-facebook-do

email is notoriously complicated and lots of people who are passionate about hosting everything else often give up and rely on google or ms for this.

A full mail stack has a lot of moving parts, so I've been configuring one piece at a time to avoid getting discouraged.

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self-hosted outgoing mail successfully sent and accepted as not-spam by major email providers.

I was reading about the Unix fetchmail command and learned that in addition to the POP3 and IMAP protocols which are commonly used to fetch mail from servers there's also a KPOP protocol.

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