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but the theory of learning styles (that people (1) have set predispositions to learn in particular ways that (2) fall into a small number of distinct types and (3) are evident to the learners themselves) is almost comically resistant to experimental evidence

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fun fact about the classic visual/audial/kinesthetic learning styles: there is literally no evidence that people learn better in the modality they self-report as best in

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Inkscape 1.2 is available! Learn more about this major release and get the download link at inkscape.org/news/2022/05/16/i. Don’t forget to spread the news to friends and share gratitude to the supporters and contributors who have made this powerful software available to all. Draw Freely! :inkscape: 💓

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Just ordered an electric sit-stand desk. I'm excited for this upgrade from my janky stack of books on a Costco table.

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This is a win *not* just for @conservancy! This win indicates that federal courts view GPL is both a license and a contract — as we have long argued. The case now proceeds in state court.
Support this case and our work by becoming a Sustainer: sfconservancy.org/sustainer/

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In the ruling, 👩‍⚖️ Staton stated “the enforcement of ‘an additional contractual promise separate & distinct from any rights provided by the copyright laws’ amounts to an ‘extra element,’ & ∴ SFC's claims are not preempted“ by federal copyright law storage.courtlistener.com/reca

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Major Court victory against #Vizio Friday evening. After hearing oral arguments from both sides, The Judge quickly decided to remand our case back to California state court! sfconservancy.org/news/2022/ma

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EU folks, the latest @EU_Commission proposal for scanning private communications and undermining end-to-end encryption is an extreme threat to privacy.

It threatens the right to meaningful encryption and would force your communications to be subject to scanning and classification by AI outside of your control. Truly dystopian shit.

This won't become law without the EU parliament's assent, so please follow this closely and speak up. See EDRI's analysis here:

edri.org/our-work/private-and-

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My RustConf presentation proposal was not accepted. :(

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#FediTips Honestly, don't use a crossposter.

It doesn't really work, it causes you to treat one side as the "real" one and the other as a backup.

But whatever you do, please don't crosspost retweets. I think I'm just gonna start unfollowing people if I see "RT foo@twitter.com"

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ring ring ring ring ring ring ring 

banana phone!

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Check out our new explainer video narrated by our own ED @o0karen0o
created by Chris Rogers.
We're so happy to be able to share our vision of software freedom with you in this new video!
sfconservancy.org/news/2022/ma

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you ever think about how a rich person's life being "financially ruined" literally just means they have to get a real job?

gender, tech dystopia 

Must be at least this gender to enter

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gender, tech dystopia 

Excuse me, why the fuck do you need to know my gender before I buy a ticket to an event?

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