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@dielan @Main_Tomato adults are just as prone to indoctrination. you are not immune to indoctrination. nobody is. there is no age at which one develops immunity

16 is the end of mandatory education in this country. a government that says "your schooling ends at 16" and simultaneously "16 year olds can't vote because blah blah they're stupid" is tantamount to them saying "our education system isn't up to a good standard"
16 is old enough to leave school and work a 9-5 job paying taxes. therefore they should have a say in how the country is run


Some fucking patent troll is suing @gnome, and they are fighting back, to help all of Free software, who might be victims if the troll wins.

I've gotten so much from Gnome trough so many years, and given so little back. But here it is easy to give, so I did, and I tried to make up a little bit for all I've gotten.

And you should too!

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Give to the defense:

Please boost, they are fighting for all of us, at least we can spread the word

“Platforms *are* societies of intertwined people and machines. There is no such thing as “online life” versus “real life.” We give massive ground if we pretend that these companies are simply having an “effect” or “impact” on some separate society.”

We gave a talk at XOXO about living and working off the grid, and trying to apply concepts of #solarpunk to our everyday life.

My plan is for an email header that will be like sand in the gears of hostile government agencies, tempting them down a path that will lead to a complete collapse in productivity

"Microsoft releases browser based on technology written by Google, based on technology written by Apple, based on technology written by KDE"

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Since we're talking about extinct monstrosities take a moment to remember platybelodon, who looks absolutely furious to be alive in every single artist's recreation

tell me about that thing you're really interested in but think nobody else would ever want to hear about

People in Sci-Fi movies dress better than us, but somebody made that costume.

We *could* all dress like it's 2177, but the fashion industry is cops.

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