I help run a web site for people who have some kind of #spinalcord injury (physical, genetic, disease-related). https://www.carecure.net/ Is one of the oldest (20 yrs!) and most well-populated #SCI communities. Full of experienced and friendly people living with SCI issues, and regular posts from deeply experienced nurses who treat SCI cases. If you or someone you know is living with SCI, introduce them to the CareCure Community.
Happy International Workers' Day!
We whine about 8-hour workdays being long but we got it down to 8 hours 5 days a week literally through the blood and deaths of protesting workers demanding their freedoms while the police shot at them. Capitalism kills; your VC buddies and billionaire idols don't give a shit if you live or die.
Another bit of decent analysis on the whole Bi Pride Flag kerfuffle. https://www.themarysue.com/no-you-cant-copyright-the-bi-pride-flag/
Such red hot garbage.☞ “Kids Need Encryption Too”
It’s not that I disagree. It’s just classic list a bunch of problems (cyber bullying, stalking, etc) and then say “make sure kids use encryption”, which doesn’t address the problems AT ALL. You can get bullied by end-to-end encrypted messenger. Switching platforms does nothing. This is a stupid article.
- Turn off your cellular connections when you don’t need them
- Keep bluetooth disabled in public
- Disable location services after needing
- Stay away from untrusted wi-fi
- Avoid un-encrypted texting
- Do not use personal info to name your wi-fi, phone & computer
- Use apps, services and browsers that you trust more
A lot of people are ordering food from restaurants to support them. I get that. Some are even having it delivered. I haven’t eaten anything I didn’t prepare myself in like 45+ days. I don’t know health of people preparing my food and I certainly don’t know the health of people delivering. That seems like a lot of risk to me, especially if I do it often enough to support a business. I don’t see how to balance this.
I agree that “Computers Do Not Make #Art, People Do”. https://cacm.acm.org/magazines/2020/5/244330-computers-do-not-make-art-people-do/fulltext
Hey put some pants on my guy
You should only be allowed to boost this if you GET it. https://octodon.social/@nivex/104072489501101004
It's an older meme, sir, but it checks out:
(Yes, I made this. I guess I have @mwlucas ' sense of humor.)
uspol, covid19, humor
Who thought to call them Quarantine Protests and not "Trumper Tantrums"?
Old man yells at TV. https://social.wildeboer.net/@jwildeboer/104067058544032567
I rang my neighbour’s doorbell and they never came to the door. Ultimately I texted them to say I left something on their front door step. Turns out that their doorbell is a #amazon ring and it needs charging!? WTF? How has technology made our lives worse? Doorbells that need to be charged? That’s idiotic.
This is amusing me to no end:
tl;dr yet another one-liner npm package broke millions of other projects
npm is da shit
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