I think a lot of people writing programming tutorials simply shouldnt be

The Online Etymological Dictionary is a Gem of the Internet.

It's one of those quirky, one-person-effort projects that hugely increases the value and quality of the modern Web for me. And can for you as well.

As the Season of Begging Websites is upon us, I strongly encourage anyone who can help commit to its upkeep to do so.

The site itself is: etymonline.com

Paypal:
paypal.com/donate/?token=uMxcq

Patreon: patreon.com/etymonline?utm_sou

Merch: cafepress.com/etymonline?utm_s

#OccasionalEtymology

Economic value and human value aren’t the same things. Thinking they are is ruining us.

I just looked up how big a mini-horse is and now my cute-meter has been pegged.

#deathOfTelephony The US FTC has imposed $208 million in fines on robocallers. It's collected $6,790

Paywalled WSJ story, the HN discussion includes most of the deets and more.

Even IF the fines had been collected, with 48 billion calls made in 2018, they would amount to only another $0.005 per call in additional expenses to the spammers.

This approach Is Not Working.

#robocalls #ftc

news.ycombinator.com/item?id=2

Solving the k-nearest neighbors problem by loud whinnying

🎼 Bon just ate an apple-sage doughnut and is now sticking her tongue out to preserve the flavor.🦄

🍬…as if you don't also forget to pretend to care about Canterlot manners every day. 🍬

🎼 Uh oh, she's pinned her ears. 🦄

“Google, Android 10.0. This cheerful pony has a bright look and excellent impulsion […] 8/10”

@jelenawoehr@twitter.com rates every horse emoji 🐎 from every platform and I love this thread so much 👉 twitter.com/jelenawoehr/status

Followup thread rating every rider of every . Spoiler: they're all all gonna fall off because, and that is fine. Throw your oppressors, comrades!

twitter.com/jelenawoehr/status

Did you know that Mastodon is only part of the fediverse?

For example, you can share and comment videos on PeerTube :
joinpeertube.org/

Similarly, there is Pleroma, another microblogging tool that allows you to share with Mastodon:
pleroma.social/

And even Funkwhale a social platform to enjoy and share music :
funkwhale.audio

You will find information on the Fediverse on:
fediverse.party/
fediverse.network/

#newcomers #india

cc @DilliDurAst

What if the constant rise and fall of chat applications, web sites, forums, wikis, content management systems, social media sites from Google+ to Facebook to MySpace, Twitter and Mastodon – what if this constant churn was something the people in power actually liked? It disrupts our social ties, makes us start again from scratch, distracts us from organizing out there under the blue sky. Account migration, nomadic identities, federation: these are very important pieces to break the cycle.

Do you use a password manager?

Please boost for more reach. #India #security

"Inspired by the protests, I made a cap that blocks facial recognition when used. Plans are available for free to anyone that wants to use them." reddit.com/r/HongKong/comments

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Equestria Social Network

Equestria.Social (EQS) is a Mastodon instance for all pony fans, created to federate Bronies and Pegasisters wanting to join the fediverse, and those already present ! But we are opened to everyone !

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