history, colonialism Show more
oof, got to the inter-war and post-ww2 parts of this History of the Arabs and...fuck, fuck, fuck colonialism *so* hard
Reasons to quit Twitter and Facebook and switch to Mastodon https://finertech.com/2019/03/21/reasons-to-quit-twitter-and-facebook-and-switch-to-mastodon/
These companies poison us and our communities. It’s time to go elsewhere.
UK pol / Brexit --- Show more
The irony of the UK now being entirely at the mercy of the EU decidedly not being what "taking back control" looks like is not lost on me.
Our government's complete inability to compromise and seek consensus within its own party and in the House of Commons is something I have no real words to describe.
Now we're hearing the military is co-ordinating a "no deal" response from a nuclear bunker & MPs are having to take extra security precautions. WTAF?! 🤦♂️
Things I can never unsee/hear from the internet Show more
Two girls one cup
You kicked my dog phone recording
Family, money, neg Show more
Gosh I'm the only one in my family not on disability, or jobless
Always get a data dump on how the family is doing and it's never good news.
I wonder what it'd be like to live in a rich family? At least comfortably middle class.
Good thing I live very very far away from them
Canadian military, trans soldiers Show more
Canada's military issues new policies to welcome transgender troops as Trump insists on ban
These Cookie Warning Shenanigans Have Got to Stop https://www.troyhunt.com/these-cookie-warning-shenanigans-have-got-to-stop/
Inside the Video Surveillance Program IBM Built for Philippine Strongman Rodrigo Duterte
Jaypee Larosa was standing in front of an internet cafe in Davao City, a metropolitan hub on the Philippine island of Mindanao, when three men in dark jackets pulled up on a motorcycle and opened fire. That summer evening, Larosa, 20, was killed. After the shooting, according to witnesses, one of the men reportedly removed Larosa’s (...)
This is why I never share pictures of our kids publicly. I rarely share events of our lives too (sometimes I have to, hope the kids will understand). This is why I shout the head off of any relative who re-posts a picture of the kids online.
Social media is a dangerous weapon. We should wield it responsibly. Especially when #parenting.
Chinese (Traditional) Ebooks Show more
i love command line!
$ calibre-debug --run-plugin "Chinese Text Conversion" -- -ol tw -il cn -d s2t -qt e -td v -tdo r -a V *.epub *.mobi
outputs a mobi file! have to get wife to check quality though.
New Zealand, gun ban Show more
03/15 mosque shooting
03/21 law to ban military-style semi-automatic weapons, assault rifles and high-capacity magazines will be banned in the country announced
took only 6 days.
see, how hard is that USA?
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