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"Our collective objective should be, to make the world work for 100% of humanity, in the shortest possible time, through spontaneous cooperation, without ecological offence, or the disadvantage of anyone."
- Buckminster Fuller

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career activist and professional volunteer from Aotearoa (NZ). Co-founder of numerous community projects, including a community newspaper, space, station, , the Aotearoa sections of and , and the Aotearoa Permaculture Network. These days, I publish long-form blogs at . I'd love to hear from you about common interests, my contact info and more about my project history is here:

Turns out the three richest people in the world in 2019, according to Forbes, were 3) Bill Gates, 2) Jeff Bezos, and 1) Vladimir Putin:

if you blade shave, you don't need any chemical cocktails, foamy or otherwise. You can just shave in the middle of a shower, when your skin is wet and warm and the hair is softened. Just like cutting your nails.

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could aspiring server admins be trained by getting them to run demo servers, for projects that develop server-side software?

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@0 @strypey @wyatwerp perhaps worth checking for fit... used it in the past, very capable, but perhaps not suited to your use case...

Do you know the Truth about the hoax? The climate alarmists want you to prop up their power systems by voting in their elections. Don't do it! Stay home on election days. That'll fix 'em.

"When a site works in one browser but not another, that is most likely a web compatibility bug that we want to know about."

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👀 Āpōpō is #Wellington's only Indigenous #coworking, #innovation and event space. Here to grow #Māori + #Indigenous peoples participation, success & leadership in the CreativeTech industry...

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The only obligation which I have a right to assume is to do at any time what I think right.
-- Henry David Thoreau

#anarchism #quote #bot

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How often do you review package.json for deps or security issues on your projects?

A modern fairytale about the consequences of letting the tools we use be controlled by their manufacturers:

One of the coolest creative communities I've ever lived in was an old farmhouse nestled in Hamilton East, which is now facing demolition:

"What we are looking at [in Asian economies in the 1990s] is not so much the social consequences of economic reforms, but the economic consequences of social reforms. The market economy flourishes on the foundations of such social development. As India has been lately recognizing, lack of social development can quite severely hold up the reach of economic development."
- , 'Development as Freedom'

... for December 22 that is. Also, happy new year to everyone in the darkened northern hemisphere, and to those using north-centric calendars in the sunnier southern hemisphere :)

Maybe this could be something groups like could develop in the future?

looking at digital TVs and wondering how hard it would be to convert them into simple libre systems. Thinking about a single-board gaming consoles that could be hooked up directly to the hardware inside the TV, replacing the default OS, with games on SDcard or USB 3.0 storage. Then thinking about a standard mount that could be added to the back, to accommodate and connect the console board, allowing it to be easily upgraded for as long as the TV hardware is working.

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