This instructable gives me *all the ideas*:
Any fedifriends headed to #bsidesto ?
#canpoli, , -
Tom Mulcair was a shitty Liberal poser that bombed the Jack Layton gains with incoherent budgeting plans.... but he's a white dude so yolo.
Singh has actual NDP ideas, but the racism is so strong. He's going to lose seats.
Fuck white people and our unearned privilege and unconscious (and conscious) biases.
We're back to US-style two party system with shitty-bro running against shittier-bro because white people will never listen to anyone not made in our image. Fuck!
I'm a very left Labour-type voter. When I lived in the states (and now with mail-in ballots) I've consistently voted Democrat. Not because Democrats are useful in any way (ha!), but more like "Move ZIG, for great justice"...
In Canada, NDP are the major party closest to my sensibilities, but all Canadians see when they look at Jagmeet Singh is "turban turban turban, brown, turban turban turban".
Just started reading, but initial feels are that he nailed 2019 computing/internet culture.
"Corporate endeavors which thus threaten society cannot be tolerated. At this point it becomes irrelevant whether an enterprise is nominally owned by individuals, corporations, or the slate, because no form of management can make such fundamental destruction serve a social purpose.” -Ivan Illich, Tools for Conviviality, 1975
"Society can be destroyed when ... it isolates people from each other and locks them into a man-made shell, when it undermines the texture of community by promoting extreme social polarization and splintering specialization, or when cancerous acceleration enforces social change at a rate that rules out legal, cultural, and political precedents as formal guidelines to present behavior." -Ivan Illich, Tools for Conviviality, 1975
Also, not a "long ago, in a faraway land" story. This happened in 2019.
Trying to not be a shit-lord is my daily carry.
My experience was IRL, so it felt (to my defensive brain) very much like an attack. I must have been 🍅 red...
I'd point out that on the Internet, you're not exactly on the spot.
Take your medicine in relative safely and become better.
When you're called out for being an asshole, it sucks.
I remember being called out for using the word 'crazy', to describe something unusual/bad. I seethed. "I didn't mean it!" "It's what people say!" 100% rage face.
Everyone thinks they're moral/rational/good. Consider for a moment what a "good person" would do... Is it really talking some defensive bullshit?
You can think/listen *or* you can talk shit.
I shut up that day. It took me perhaps 20min. to compose myself... but I learned.
birb site, electroplating
Tweet from GigaBecquerel (@GigaBecquerel), at May 8, 21:09
I tried something today and it worked better than expected:
Electroplating copper onto 3D prints using copper spray paint and a simple electrolyte from copper sulfate and sulfiric acid! https://t.co/UCPVJjBVnF