"Cryptocurrency is one of the worst inventions of the 21st century. [...] It has failed to be a useful currency, invented a new class of internet abuse, further enriched the rich, wasted staggering amounts of electricity, hastened climate change, ruined hundreds of otherwise promising projects, provided a climate for hundreds of scams to flourish, created shortages and price hikes for consumer hardware, and injected perverse incentives into technology everywhere. Fuck cryptocurrency."
‘Insanely cheap energy’: solar power continues to shock the world
RMS addresses the free software community
An Apology to COBOL: Maybe Old Technology Isn’t the Real Problem
I still hope that the FSF will emerge from this as a better organization. (7/7)
Web Standard developers are masturbating monkeys who want to *rewrite* entire OS again in *browser*
I think the real liability is unquestioningly accepting misinformation, and allowing it to cloud our judgement.
The deviation of your irrational behaviour from your intellectual ability / critical thinking proves that you are willing to irreversibly risk the reputation/goal of the entire free software movement simply because you don't like someone, or, because of a personal grudge.
Preliminary board statement on FSF governance ~ https://www.fsf.org/news/preliminary-board-statement-on-fsf-governance
You should focus more on privacy and security and less on trying to cancel people you don't like.
The board voted unanimously to post the following statement on the FSF website: While our primary mission is freedom for software users, we want to be clear, the FSF board unanimously condemns misogyny, racism,and other bigotry as well as defamation, intimidation, and unfair attacks on free thought and speech.
CNN: Mexico's solution to the Covid-19 educational crisis: Put school on TV #cnn #world #news
Bloomberg: Safest Voting Method Is Using Paper, Leading Cyber Expert Says https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2020-08-16/safest-voting-method-is-using-paper-leading-cyber-expert-says
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