I would be interesteed in your thoughts on something:
Why is unionizing in IT so difficult? What can we do to facilitate it?
KDE (FOSS accessibility) thread
Understand this. Diversity means a change of culture. You cannot maintain a professional culture, attractive to capital, while acheiving actual diversity. Actual diversity means women who talk about their bodies, black people who mention their experiences, queer people who discuss their relationships, and people with disabilities who challenge you on accessibility
Wie versprochen die aktuellen Zahlen zur Spendenaktion: Derzeitiger Spendenstand: ca. 1.750€, bestätigte gemeldete Verluste: 4 Notebooks und 1 Roller.
Vielen lieben Dank an alle Spender, echt großartig!
Bitte bleibt am Ball:
Teachers Strike in Denver, Asking for Aid
Much like in Los Angeles, the teachers in the Denver Public School system are preparing to strike.
If a resolution is not reached tomorrow night, the teachers will go on strike. After 18 months of bad faith negotiating on the part of the school system, I doubt they will reach an equitable agreement for teachers.
If you have the resources to spare, please support the strike fund.
I really enjoy Nationalism and Culture and maybe I’m not as well-versed in 1930s German critical theory as I thought I was, but he uses a lot of simplistic explanations for things that (in this contemporary moment) are merely eliciting a lot of “yes, and...?” reactions from me
Rudolf Rocker, Nationalism and Culture
“Every appeal to the national spirit and alleged community of interest of the nation died out at that time like a cry in the wilderness, showing full clearly that the fairy tale of community of national interest bursts like a soap-bubble as soon as the special interests of a definite group make their appearance.”
"More than 6,000 people have occupied five bridges in central London to raise the alarm on the climate and ecological crisis – and to put pressure on the Go…"
I really wish Abbyy Finereader wasn't a proprietary OCR because I've found that it works the best in converting pdf to epub (even bether than open source alts like tesseract), and even though most of the time I rather use cli tools it is handy with Gui OCRs to be able to delete misidentifications or irrelavant such as page number, edit detected text, and highlight small parts of the page for rescanning (sometimes things get missed with whole pagescans)
homelessness, mh (-)
I live out of my car.
The weather is getting too cold to live that way for much longer.
I'm months away from having habitable housing on the acreage.
Options are limited, by which I mean "basically non-existant", for someone with an eviction on their record, even if it's due to events beyond their control.
I can't fix my eviction, and even with money, nobody will rent to me.
FBI Forced Suspect to Unlock His iPhoneX Through Face ID
This is why biometrics are NOT secure. Biometrics should be treated as a UserID, and NOT as a password
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