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The IT is the ultimate weapon

it exploited the fragile priviledged man and weaponized him against the rest of the humanity

The Russina/Chinese/Saudi propaganda didn't started this
They just reinforced it

This all started with Commodore, moved on to Apple, M$ and then GAFA

The IT as a whole is the worst thing happened to humanity in a very long time

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many white cishet folks in the FLOSS sphere live the claim of software freedom (or freedom in general) as a tool for them to emancipate themselves from the small dick syndrome they suffer from

So they wanto to use the tech to enslave the tech illiterate, because that's how they feel realized

That's why the free software movement brought us to the GAFA

So Gnome rejecting their precious contributions because they have a vision of the computer for the grandmas sends them bonkers

I'd like to represent a small visually

are there a solution for a 3D visualization maybe based on ``
or something ?

Is there anything for 2D ?

ok, let's remove whatsapp

but Telegram is introducing ads too

what can I suggest to my "normie" friends ?

Workbench is not supposed to run on Ubuntu ?

Really ?

What GUI tool can I use for some administrative tasks ?

I need to set up a dev environment on my machine

How do I go about that ?

Which packages do I need ?

I need to work on some connections to based dbs through

in a few days I'll give a class about relational databases

what database can I use as a template ?

On Wikipedia there's a page about normalization and it shows a database about books

My pupils will be 20somethings. Are books a good subject for them ?

Do milenials still know about books ?

the more I observe free software efforts, the more I get convinced that they desperately need some marketing

I see Lyx, LaTeXila, Kyle, TeXstudio, TeXmaker, Gummi

which LaTex editor do peopl elike and why ?

when evaluating an expression in Emacs, I'd love the returned value to be shown in the same buffer, rather than in the minibuffer

can this be easily done ?

I have this org mode file containing some literary programming

Meaning, some illustrations, some explaining, some arguments made in plain English

AND some code

How do I create a file that contains the code only ?

There's a demo (it's Eris by @pukkamustard ) made in org mode with Babel, the code is Guile scheme

I have some Guile packages installed in my $HOME/opt and I edited $HOME/.bashrc adding that location the proper env vars for Guile to find what's installed there

But the Guile run by org mode doesn't find them

Emacs is installed with apt, not Flatpak

What should I do ?


can I use the experimetal repository on my 20.10 installation ?

I don't understand of there's an easy way to have tree-il structures pretty printed in teh REPL

I reinstalled but I made a mistake

It created a new home folder and It doesn't mount the partition where the old home folder Is (with all my life in it)

How do I amend it in order to make It mount the old home folder ?

I am disappointed that under wayland remapping mouse buttons is not supported by Mutter and the available solutions are extremely convoluted

I am suffering from epicondilis and using the thumbs for me is not just a whim

I really don't understand he first thing about hardware

I don't understand why Apple M1 is important (is it ?)

I don't understand why the System76 AMD laptop is important (is it ?)

I understand a bit more the RISC-V effort

But I don't understand why the arm things are meaningful

the more I hang with young men dealing with IT in a way or another, the more I see the urgency to give these men an humanistic education

About meanings and power relationships

what's the drop down terminal I should use for my desktop ?

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