Acclaimed beta tester of iOS and OS X software. Dachshund, Golden Retriever, iPad and iA Writer addict with a proclivity for Open Source and Apple. If there is music, then it is metal and hard rock. Officially knighted by https://mastodon.social/@lisamelton.
Interests include Tiananmen Square and democracy.
Struggles against the bourgeois, like a proper human being.
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⚠️”Water cycle that shuttles Earth’s most vital resource around in unending, life-giving loop is in trouble. #ClimateCrisis has disrupted that cycle’s delicate balance, upsetting how water circulates between the ground, oceans & atmosphere.
From extreme precipitation & flooding to drought & contaminated water supplies, almost every part of US faced some conseq & the shifting availability of water”
Gov. Gavin Newsom's super PAC launches TV ad targeting GOP on #abortion
Campaign for Democracy will run TV ads in Tennessee targeting two state bills that would restrict minors traveling out of state for abortion care.
I sat down with Chaya Raichik of LibsofTikTok to talk about Nex's death, her role in Oklahoma politics, her beliefs on gender, the great replacement theory, sex education, her false accusations against the Uvalde shooter, why she and Seth Dillon cut ties and more: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XL-40gDBRx0&t=2359s
Read my latest story on her impact in Oklahoma: https://www.washingtonpost.com/technology/2024/02/24/libs-tiktok-oklahoma-nonbinary-teen-death/
This has probably been done before, but I'm still curious how the OS spread is on the fedi.
What are you running on your main* personal desktop/laptop?
Boost for reach please! 😍
- The machine you use the most. 😉
🇳🇱 The Netherlands announced the transfer of the VERA-NG radar to Ukraine.
👀 VERA-NG provides an advanced and modern passive surveillance system designed to detect, locate, identify and track air, ground and sea targets.
👀 Jury reaches #verdict in trial against the #NRA and Wayne #LaPierre
Jurors deliberated for five days in the civil corruption trial in New York against the National Rifle Association and its executives. #legal
I really hate being called hon
Cameron warns failure to supply arms to Ukraine will harm US security https://www.theguardian.com/world/2024/feb/23/david-cameron-ukraine-us-arms?utm_source=dlvr.it&utm_medium=mastodon
Fuck. How did it take me 40 fucking years to realize I'm fucking autistic? It's so obvious now I can never doubt it again and all it took was getting high for a trip to the dentist to make me see it more clearly than ever before. It explains everything about me. Holy Fuck.
This. Was excellent.
“Pundits suggest replacing President Biden as the Democratic nominee because they don’t understand the job of the presidency or how conventions work. Lawrence O’Donnell gives a history lesson in governing in the age of television.”
Unvaccinated Florida kids exposed to measles can skip quarantine, officials say
On Tuesday, nearly 20 percent of the school's 1,067 students were reportedly absent.
Teamsters give GOP first major donation in years with $45,000 to RNC https://www.washingtonpost.com/business/2024/02/21/teamsters-trump-biden-union/
That's some platform, GOP Fascist Party: "NO SEX FOR PLEASURE!" Should garner a whole lotta votes.
Via Adam Jentleson:
Highly influential heritage foundation, which would help staff & direct a future Trump admin, literally said that a key conserv policy goal is “ending recreational sex.” they said it, not me. IMO we should take them both seriously & literally
(Heritage quote in next toot)
😏Via Elie Mystal:
Alabama: Embryos are babies.
Me: Oh, so we can't deport mothers carrying American citizens.
Me: Also dudes are on the hook for child support nine months earlier.
Alabama: No. Not like that!
Former CNN anchor John Avlon announced a bid Wednesday for #NewYork’s first congressional district, claiming “democracy is in danger.”
Wrong NY Times, we’re not exhausted.
We are fired up, motivated, united, and ready to defeat Donald Trump and his MAGA cult once and for all.
The Blue Wave will inundate America and cleanse our beleaguered nation from their fascist Christian nationalist filth.
Born in 1906, computer scientist Grace Hopper invented the first compiler for computer programming language & was among the first programmers of the Harvard Mk1 computer.
Hopper popularized the idea of machine-independent programming languages & paved the way to develop COBOL (an early high-level programming language). She originated the term "bug" to describe computer glitches & became a celebrated Rear Admiral in the US Navy. https://news.yale.edu/2017/02/10/grace-murray-hopper-1906-1992-legacy-innovation-and-service #science #history
If you're not wrapping a present and signing a card in the car, are you really on your way to a birthday party you've known about for 6 weeks?
These kinds of little details and putting love into every corner of the experience are what makes working on @elementary OS so rewarding for me. Also, welcome back to Marius!