- It's exhausting to always have to *start* from the assumption someone is lying; some liars count on that exhaustion. http://talkingpointsmemo.com/edblog/breaking-trumps-saudi-arms-deal-actually-fake
- .@GnuPG just announced their new funding campaign. I use GPG every day. I set up my quarterly donation. Join us? https://gnupg.org/donate/
- Hey @underscoreio, only "Essential Slick" is #opensource; others are not, b/c non-commercial restriction. Re: http://underscore.io/blog/posts/2017/05/29/why-we-open-sourced-our-books.html 1/2FWIW, open sourcerers do that all the time labeling the kernel linux as open source; if they can, why shouldn't others? to me, it comes across as some poetic justice: after open source's distortion of free software to appeal to corporations (tons of people still think free software is only copyleft, thanks to open source campaigning), the corporations give open source some of its own poison
- The @NYTimes article continued on page 13, where it shows some non-buggy C at least :-) http://www.rants.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/05/nyt-code-2015-05-30-pA13.jpg (2/2)
- Is http://www.rants.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/05/nyt-code-2015-05-30-pA1.jpg the first code to appear on @NYTimes front page? Glad it was C. Sad it's a bug. (1/2)
- https://backchannel.com/a-new-kind-of-science-a-15-year-view-4f5668abe54f says NKS is now "freely available"; actual copyright page (http://www.wolframscience.com/nks/piv--copyright/) says otherwise...
- Hi, @datasociety: Is https://datasociety.net/pubs/oh/DataAndSociety_MediaManipulationAndDisinformationOnline.pdf under a free license (like CC-BY or CC-BY-SA or CC0?) Found no copyright info in it...
- .@NYTimes front-page article refers to agencies' "inspector generals". I weep. This too is Trump's fault. https://www.nytimes.com/2017/05/22/us/politics/trump-white-house-government-ethics-lobbyists.html
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- Once again, @mashagessen has written a thing that immediately occupies a permanent place in my consciousness: http://www.nybooks.com/daily/2017/05/13/the-autocrats-language/
- According to a U.S. government server, "gh#monS7:ib=kwch" was not a strong enough password. I feel so. Much. More. Secure. Now.
- "Open Source Mistakes for Enterprise Newcomers" by @jamesvasile and @kfogel, up at https://www.oreilly.com/ideas/open-source-mistakes-for-enterprise-newcomers (^/ to @praxagora and @adfm)
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- I try not to be shocked, but this time I was. What was Sean Spicer *thinking*? https://www.aol.com/article/news/2017/04/11/sean-spicer-syria-hitler-didnt-even-sink-to-the-level-of-using-chemical-weapons/22035674/
- Seeing https://www.oreilly.com/learning/how-can-i-find-duplicate-files-in-linux (to find duplicate files in a tree) reminded me I'd written a faster version :-) : http://svn.red-bean.com/repos/kfogel/trunk/bin/find-dups