I am disinterested in disputing "the best". I am, above all, interested in what *I* like, followed by what family & friends like (eg, present company), and then most broadly but of only practical interest because it dictates availability, what "'people" like.
I must not tweet.
Twitter is the mind-killer.
Twitter is the little-death that brings total obliteration.
I will face my tweets.
I will permit them to pass over me and through me.
And when they have gone past I will turn the inner eye to see their path.
Where the tweets have gone there will be nothing. Only I will remain.
(Apologies to the memory of Frank Herbert.)
angery. misgendering and stuff. asshole atheists. idk. i'm fucking pissed.
consider it like this:
i'm an atheist, a relatively outspoken one even. if the topic comes up, i will probably state my issues with belief in the supernatural.
but i don't fucking go around mocking people for wearing a cross, and if you do, you have more to learn from religious texts than from the atheists that told you that shit is OK.
this is the sort of thing that chaps my hide about Wikipedia deletionism: Someone bothered to write a page about the tildeverse, but the only thing that I can find about it is this snippet preserved in a duckduckgo search > The Tildeverse is a loosely affiliated set of shell providers, who agree to operate on a shared IRC network [when?], and offer the common feature of SSH-only logins, internal email among users, and a web space prepended with the tilde character, per historic UNIX conventions.
Mozilla just laid off 70 fantastic people. If you can help them - open positions, offering helpful conversations and references, anything else - please say so.
Use #MozillaLifeboat as an umbrella tag for easy finding. (It's already flowing on the birdsite.)
If you've been affected, I'm happy to chat directly. Also have some open positions (see rest of this thread). But doesn't have to be today - take time to recover if you can.
Most of all: thank you folks for making the web better.
@deejoe how *you* doing?
And if Our Brand™ mediates our interactions with family, friends, neighbors, random people on the street (if, even, we are ever even *on* the street anymore, anywhere) what of it? They are awkward and imperfect. They cannot meld themselves with our changing desires to accomodate every projected dream or fear we have. They're just weird people with weird desires and tastes, often inconveniently so.
If I can't [fork|federate], it's not my revolution.
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