@cassidyjames Program, Application or Game
Main distinction to me is:
I do something with it, like Photoshop -> it's a program
It does something simple for me, like convert video files -> it's an application
It's a game, like Diablo -> it's a game
A beautiful piece of vintage music gear
Monochrome CRT monitor with stylus
Chunky mechanical keyboard
Powerful sampling and sequencing DAW suite
Built sometime between 1982 and 1985
@lynnesbian I once shitposted like "They should just call it LiGNUx", and then someone pointed out that some people actually do
It's impossible to parody FOSSbros
@liaizon Right, but the more we look like "the next big thing", the more we'll draw attention from corporations and advertisers
By slowly building educated communities, we get a head start, and we develop a culture where when those advertisers show up, the residents will refuse them
@liaizon I was thinking about this kind of thing, and like, I don't think growth should be a goal
Like, I keep thinking "I want more people", and then I realise that's not what I mean. What I want are more of the people I love and care about
basically, don't use the fediverse for anything you wouldn't want coming up in a court of law, because it's not secure for that. It's just not a tool that's built for secure political organizing. There's ongoing discussion about potentially making it secure, but that doesn't have an easy solution for a bunch of technical reasons, so for now it's just not. Use Signal or another encrypted, secure chat app. Don't harbor any illusions that you can discuss anything seditious on here safely.
but at the same time, fuck cops, we should 100% be banning them from being on the fediverse, not because it will make our information more secure, but because fuck them, we don't want them around here. It's not a matter of infosec, but a matter of not wanting to associate with the bastards. Come back with a warrant or not at all, asshole.
@GinnyMcQueen I always figured it was my executive dysfunction, maybe I just need to move to different country?
@CobaltVelvet I remember working with a client's API once, and the login token seemed really sus
It was a number, relatively short, just 10 digits long, and oddly familiar
It was literally just the Unix time stamp for the first login time
@GinnyMcQueen i don't know where they are in Paris, but thrift/charity shops like "Emmaüs" is a good choice if you're okay buying used
Otherwise you'll want to avoid the city center and go to places like "La Halle Au Chaussures" & "KIABI"
At this point I realise that nightmares are my brain just processing shitty/scary emotions, and it's not the content of the dream that is in itself scary. So it's already decided that it's going to be scared, and it's scrambling for some justification
Sometimes it's weird existential horror, other times it's "oh no, furniture broke" 🤷
Last night I had a nightmare where my boyfriend told me to look outside because it was snowing, and when I looked...
THE TABLE IN THE GARDEN WAS BROKEN!!!
I woke up in a panic, and then when I calmed down, all I could think was "for fuck's sake brain, I know for a fact you can do better than that"
A while ago, I had a nightmare where I was floating above a field, and in the field there was a broken-down car, with a man and a child trying to fix it
The man was consciously avoiding looking at me, and the child looked uncomfortable
At one point, the child turns to look at me, and the man says "no, don't, he's a sad god"
My 15yo kid just came out to me tonight as trans male. In order to be more supportive, I would really like some feedback from other trans folks on how to assist or better understand this process, especially on how that works today vs 30 years ago.
Caveat- I had a parent who is trans, but this isn't the same kind of relationship. I would actually be assisting my minor child in this change, so that makes me a more active participant in the process.
Feel free to boost. #trans
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