"Nobody talks about the real reason to use Tabs over Spaces"
This is a pretty compelling reason. Esp. if you are writing open source code.
I've found a very interesting article that might help the #religious people on here understand #atheism a bit better, and maybe, just maybe, dislike #atheists a bit less.
Any ideas on how to instigate a genuine ban on plastics ?
Recycling is totally useless
Reduction is not enough - not anymore
We must simply stop it.
But how, realistically?
And by realistic, I do not mean "while still allowing companies to make money" - stop fearing economical backlashes - this problem is bigger than that
Out of the 3200 Americans asked, 56% believe that Arabic numerals should not be taught at school.
I can't even ...
I thought it is common knowledge what those are, but seems not. But even then, the word numerals should've made it pretty clear that it's a #math thing. But, of course, they're Arabic, so they're bad.
Here are the Arabic numerals, in case you don't know: 0, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9. Now those aren't so bad, are they?
Just figured out how to block on reddit without having to interact with a user.
On a related note, it would also be nice if I could block or mute on mastodon without going to a user profile page on which I sometimes find has more hate messages.
So Gab has decided that their own code that they spent $5M of investor money developing is so unsalvageably bad that they're going to use Mastodon's code instead, with the added bonus of leeching off of our apps (with Gab apps being banned from app stores)
This is an early warning to fellow admins to be vigilant and domain-block them on sight, when/if they appear (unconfirmed whether they intend to federate), and to app devs to consider if blocking Gab's domains from their app is necessary.
Facebook colludes with the Pakistani government to silence "blasphemers" and critics of the state.
'This Is Unprecedented': Judge Orders Chelsea Manning Jailed, Imposes Daily $500 Fine After 30 Days Behind Bars
Companies that receive FBI National Security Letters are forbidden from talking about them—sometimes, forever. But free speech can't coexist with an endless gag order. https://www.eff.org/deeplinks/2019/05/eff-supports-unnamed-company-bringing-end-endless-nsl-gag-orders
#dotcon websites that don't allow you to hide your network are a violation of privacy.