@Cyborgneticz Same thing in Québec!

"Mon neveu, si il perde à quelque chose, il boude!"

@bgcarlisle I hate this and I wish to un-know it now thank you

Would you believe that it is because of a kind of faux backward compatibility with Mac OS 9?

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I had to explain why "/" can exist in files on Mac OS today but ":" can't and why the Finder is a lie

US politics 

@bgcarlisle oh god why did this have to age so well

US politics 

Wake me up when there are consequences

White people have race
Cis men have gender
Straight people have sexuality
Abled people have access needs.

It's just that theirs are dominant and unquestioned in a way that refuses coexistence with difference, always elbowing others out while denying they do it.

You, too, can boost the op to alienate the trash fires in your circle! :dumpster_fire:

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WORF: When was the Klingon Empire.

I fundamentally believe that computers should help as many people as possible do as much as possible, and the way to achieve that isn't by hiding what computers are doing; it's by making what computers are doing understandable and manipulable by users.

Computers should do what their users tell them to. No more, and no less.

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The issue with people not understanding filesystems isn't that people don't understand filesystems; it's that for decades now the leading technology companies have been executing a campaign to strip basic computer literacy from everyone who isn't college educated, allowing the formation of a cult of tech and the mysticization of the process in order to justify monopolies and oligopologies with outsized influence over daily life for everyone on Earth.

Academic funding grumble 

@Cyborgneticz Reminds me, I need to update the one on my blog someday haha

Academic funding grumble 

@Cyborgneticz It's fine, I don't need that grant for anything anymore

But like

I haven't published anything with my doctoral supervisor since 2019 gahhh

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