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One good thing about working remotely is that no one wants to do a "quick meeting".
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Coworker: I'm tired of being micromanaged.
Me: Let's unionize.
Coworker: I'm tired of working 50 hours a week and being on-call every weekend.
Me: Let's unionize.
Coworker: Our managers are doing some really shady things.
Me: Let's unionize.
Coworker: Why doesn't anybody keep the remote team in the loop?
Me: Let's unionize.
Coworker: Talking to HR isn't fixing anything.
Me: Let's unionize.
Coworker: But I'm scared of getting fired without cause.
Me: Then... Let's unionize.

#techunions

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*finishing my stand-up set on twitter* thanks, you've been a wonderful crowd. I'll be here for the remaining six months of runway twitter inc has. don't forget to mute the nazis in your mentions.

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I am filled with a sudden desire to gut this bedside radio/alarm clock with a broken button and put a C.H.I.P. inside it. It could get the current time via NTP!

...but wouldn't this be just yet another Thing of Internet? 🤔

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@staticsafe What infuriates me is when your bank actually DOES send an email like that.

I'm really pleased that one of my favorite webcomics, Spacetrawler, has started up again: baldwinpage.com/spacetrawler/2

If you're not familiar with it, it's a long-form sci-fi comic by Christopher Baldwin, who also wrote and drew Little Dee. Here's the place to start if you haven't read the first series: baldwinpage.com/spacetrawler/2

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I'd rather have toots be searchable from within the platform itself than the current way of outsourcing indexing to data mining companies.

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@bgcarlisle The reason this server is in Canada is that for books Canada only enforces a copyright of 50 years plus the author's life. Which is one of the shortest in the world. Technically we are signatories of the transpacific partnership, but we have not yet signed into law the clauses requiring us to extend that to 75 years plus author's life.

jortle (jean chortle)

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Google no longer indexing decade old articles (that means 2008!)

boingboing.net/2018/01/16/try-

Time to duck duck go, if you haven't already.

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Apparently, this is the actual screen of the emergency warning system used during that botched INCOMING BALLISTIC MISSILE drill

Yeah, nothing wrong with that

Via: twitter.com/CivilBeat/status/9

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