Community Standards reminder
A supporter of Jordan Peterson's showed up here today
His account was immediately suspended
Jordan Peterson is an anti-trans activist who has made his name by punching down at the trans community
This instance was explicitly set up to exclude him, Nazis and anyone who would support anti-queer violence
Make SURE that you've read our Community Standards: https://scholar.social/about/more
Because if this bothers you, I'll show you the door, too
I just read this article praising mediocrity and can't agree more:
We should keep on playing and experimenting no matter the result. If we never get good at a hobby, who cares? The path is what really matters, what makes us grow, in my opinion.
we rescue pet pigs and adopt them back out to forever homes. sort of like old friends senior dog sanctuary, but w
here is the donation link
(and here are our adoptable pigs http://www.pigplacementnetwork.org/adopt/browse-available-pigs/ )
they could use the help :)
@clacke @alcinnz @Shamar @scolobb @strypey @z428 @Purism @aral @ente Allowing profitability concerns (even indirect ones) to dictate how free software gets written is how you get the Apache Foundation, or the current sorry state of Mozilla, or the deeply Google-entangled state of Chromium, or the incoherent standardization hell of the W3C. Businesses should be kept as far away from software as possible -- or at least relegated to THEIR software, where we don't need to care about it.
Microsoft Edge engineer describes how Google sabotaged Edge browser performance via constant code changes to its services.
Also remember a while back a scandal about YouTube breaking in Firefox via similar tactics. That monopoly charge can't come faster.
You think only "3rd world countries" have poor people? What the actual fuck?
Here, do some reading about one of your beloved non-3rd world countries: https://www.theguardian.com/society/2017/dec/15/america-extreme-poverty-un-special-rapporteur