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I agree. I wish there was something like a Chromebook without the Google though.

I actually learned web development on a Chromebook running Linux in a tab via Crouton


I know, and I’ve tried to go vegetarian but it’s challenging being the only one in the family, and I have never been able to get over cravings for meat.


I can’t eat octopus anymore because I feel too guilty. They’re way too smart.


Greyhound don’t typically get displasia. They can have injuries from racing careers, but rarely do they have naturally bad hips like other large breeds


By the time you get a raging greyhound they are often not fit to run anymore, but they are amazing dogs and well suited to apartment life.

Greyhounds sleep most of the day with a couple of spurts of energy lasting 3-4 minutes. They are not typically used for intense work and walking / running human distances at human paces is hard for them compared to other breeds.


Many big breeds require less exercise than small dogs. Our greyhound needs a couple of short walks most days and sleeps for the rest of the day.


Chromebooks have typically allowed alternative OS installs. I bought a Chromebook 6 years ago to learn web development on. I installed Ubuntu and all was good. What difficulties have you had?


A lot of Reddit clients have a feature that lets your hide, or at least deemphasize posts you’ve clicked already. It would be nice to have something like that to keep my front page a little fresher. Just a dream.


Aside from the /b/ routing, can’t you just start your own sublemmy?


I don’t think everybody took it as a joke. Elon Musk is a shit human, the scion of a wealthy Apartheid family who left SA pretty much as soon as Apartheid ended. He is filth, but he’s rich filth, and a lot neoliberals make excuses for him.


Big surprise, when you put yourself in a position where people care about what you say, they care about what you say. Maybe you don’t like that people are held accountable for their words, but by the time RMS got cancelled, it shoudn’t have been a surprise to anybody that this would happen, let alone him. Stallman, of all people, should have assumed that anything he says in emails to the team will get leaked, and kept work emails focused on work. Why would he possibly comment about pedophilia in that context?

his staffers were also concerned about the lobby’s opinion, and all people have to say about the founder of GNU and free software movement today is about that one single opinion

THAT is the reason he had to be removed. Because having someone like him at the helm taints the movement. I’m grateful for RMS’s contribution, but putting someone in charge of the FSF who isn’t so… problematic and letting the movement continue is the right move.


The original subreddit was ostensibly about a podcast, but only in name. It was one of the biggest leftist subs, and literally the most inclusive space on Reddit. Most of what they post is memes and inside jokes, but it’s good irreverent lefty fun.


Stallman is such a pickle. Great ideas about free software, garbage takes on most other things.


Burr grind light roasted beans, aeropress. Pour over ice with a splash of oat milk


Privacy.com is awesome. You can create throwaway credit cards for every site you pay on, and you can set whatever limits you want on those cards. You can sign up for an online service or free trial without having to worry about dark patterns. If I feel like I want 3 months of a service, I could make a credit card with the exact amount available to pay for 3 months and nothing more.

The payments are not anonymous, but they do protect you in other ways. Besides the limits, each virtual CC can be used on only one website or business. During the height of Covid here in Boston we were doing a lot of curbside pickup. Local shops would ask you for your credit card number over the phone which always makes me nervous because I know they’re just writing it down on a piece of paper. It feels so much safer to give them a throwaway virtual credit card, knowing that the number is pretty much useless to anybody who finds that piece of paper.



Get a VOIP number and use that. Skype, Google Voice, etc.


I assume you’ll be able to ban entire instances from interacting with your instance, right? It would be helpful to have information about where votes are coming from. If this was available to the instance’s admins or better yet, it’s userbase, I think brigading wouldn’t be as much of a problem at all.




My wife always wanted children, but I didn’t. Then we met, and I wanted to have children with her. I can’t promise my kids won’t suffer, but they sure as hell aren’t suffering now.


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