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google captchas are fucking unethical stop making me train their neural nets to log in to my accounts

Instance recommendations, please! :) 

Scaring away bad people 

mild tech grumbles (but mostly just me being stubborn) 

i like this new eldritch horror treatment of the IWW/sabocat i saw over on :birdsite:

Henry Ford's antisemitism, censorship 

Succulent watch 2019: many of these leaves have happily rooted and are working to become new plants!

"The essential animus of neoliberalism is rebranding precarity as opportunity." #redscarepodcast #redscarepod

Has anyone written some kind of rube goldberg method of sending and receiving iMessages from Linux?

gender, breastfeeding, fragile masculinity 

Holy crap y'all Streisand is an impressive piece of #FLOSS. - If you're running Linux or Mac and can follow instructions *at all* then you can have a VPN set up in 20 minutes that you own and control, using any #cloud provider you like. Great for #privacy and also for evading annoying restrictions like JetBlue blocking everything other than ports 80/443 :) (Gonna tell me I can't SSH? Really? I think not :)

librarians, antiracism, organizational history, PLG question 

Hey, Librarians of Mastodon!*

Do any of your branches have gender neutral restrooms? Add them to Refuge Restrooms!

Refuge Restrooms seeks to provide safe restroom access for transgender, intersex, and gender nonconforming individuals. Users can search for restrooms by proximity to a search location, add new restroom listings, as well as comment and rate existing listings.

*Librarians of Mastodon is going to be the name of my Finnish nerdcore symphonic metal band.

hey #lazyweb, one of my partners is looking for a social justice #curriculum for one of their students who has expressed interest, something that covers the US, preferably not only made by white people-- any recommendations?

Just learned about Privacy Possum! This is the kind of stuff I like to see. Sticking it to those who track aggressively.

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