When you're talking about Linux, it's okay to say that it's "open source".
It's okay to say that it's "free software".
It's okay to call it "GNU/Linux", "Linux", or to mess up its name.
It's okay to refer to it as "the one with the friendly penguin".
Part of RMS' legacy has been an incessant obsession with terminology and pedantry, overshadowing far more important shared objectives which are fundamentally emancipatory in nature.
Pedantry is not activism; it is alienating, not emancipatory.
Somewhat disappointing that the whole investigation only wants Google to make changes and the option of using something else (or hey, even your own infrastructure) seems not even on the table.
To nitpick: "We assume Google will make changes [...] continue to use G Suite for Education safely." - Well, if we currently see problems then it would not really be "continue to use safely", right?
"SURF and SIVON discuss privacy risks with Google "
Finally! It always bothered me that so much of this nice university in Groningen runs on the infrastructure of the worlds largest advertisement company.
"I see you have a new jumper," the robot said.
"I can not judge fashion."
"Well, I like big jumpers, they hide my shape."
The robot froze. "You want your shape hidden?"
"My radar... Erasing data now."
"You don't need-"
"Data without consent is... Wrong."
#MicroFiction #TootFic #SmallStories
Annie Leonard: The Story of Cap & Trade (2009)
Un•writtenrules, A set of social rules that control Black lives.
It explores what it means to have the inverse of 'privilege' what that looks like for Black people.
New blog post
Depth-first and breadth-first search in Haskell
Why Flying Like Before Covid Is A Really Bad Idea
Air traffic is extremely unjust. ⚖️💸
Just one 1% of the world’s population causes more than half of all air traffic emissions.
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