The issues plaguing birdsite India isn't a bug, it's by design. Their entire business model is dependent upon giving maximum reach for terrible takes on divisive issues and profiting off of the subsequent moral outrage.
Capitalism didn't give you internet. Much of what you see in internet came from volunteer labour of open source projects.
Capitalism gave you paywalls and hundred spam mails a day and sites you can't open because a thousand ads are covering the entire content.
For weeks, the Chilean government has alternated between brutality, division, & deceit without succeeding in crushing resistance. Looking at Chile, we can learn a lot about strategies of state repression and how to outmaneuver, outsmart, & outlast them.
Folks, it's called #TootNotTweet because that's the sound an elephant makes. We simply have no way of knowing what a mastodon sounded like. Eugen is wildly speculating.
Me: Im getting into gardening lately
Colleague: You can make a lot of money landscaping you know
Me: No I mean like fruit and veg
C: Ah to sell?
Me: No for me and to give away to my neighbours
C: So how are you making money from it?
Me: No, its a hobby and a way to provide for people
C: Yeah but you should really be thinking how to monetise it
Me: I dont think I can continue to talk to you anymore
It's Friday please show me what comfy sweaters you are wearing! Or comfy t-shirts I guess if you're in the southern hemisphere. People exactly on the equator, uh, button downs?
I felted over the moth holes on this one and now I'm kind of sad they weren't in a more prominent location. #VisibleMending
I did a video about the current discourse. Thank you so much for your time. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=__1eprlkvcU&
she's out there writing free and open source software... :')
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