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"A month before Celeste was charged, Mark , CEO of Facebook parent , was asked by employees how the company will protect those seeking abortions. Zuckerberg replied that efforts to expand across the platform will 'keep people safe'."

If I make a #Matrix bot, but I'm not hosting a homeserver, where should I register it?

The cognitive dissonance of so many groups claiming to help reduce the environmental impact of tech is really astounding.

One who is serious does not host "unique in-person events" as part of an effort to de-carbonize.

"The true measure of our character is how we treat the poor, the disfavored, the accused, the incarcerated, and the condemned."

- Bryan Stevenson, Just Mercy (2014)

Alle Menschen sind frei und gleich an Würde und Rechten geboren. Sie sind mit Vernunft und Gewissen begabt und sollen einander im Geist der Brüderlichkeit begegnen.

All human beings are born free and equal in dignity and rights. They are endowed with reason and conscience and should act towards one another in a spirit of brotherhood.

🌐 ⌛ :xr:

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Walk with people driven by your values, not by vengeance.

Software freedom means the tools of modern society are equally given to everyone, who must choose to use them for good or ill.

And we should soundly reject those who choose the latter.

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⛔ Some people think that if they just keep trying enough times to write into , the world's problems will all disappear.

🎁 Others of us know that - for everyone, yes, even our enemies - is the only proven way to guarantee can be used to protect , fight , and save the and ourselves.

:boost_requested: If you think more people should realize the difference.

"If we remain addicted to wealth, status, influence and self-esteem, we are likely to promote problematic responses to societal breakdown."

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This is not to say we can't make the tools better. We can and we should.

But we should not promote learned helplessness, either.

Let us make tools that people feel comfortable using as tools -- in other words, things that can help them make and shape the world around them.

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Lots of people talking about things related to tech being "too hard" for people and that somehow people shouldn't have to learn the tools of the modern times.

Carl Sagan had some thoughts about that:

:covid19: 🍃 Cleaning the air to prevent is so easy even a child can do it! Watch one build a and then go try it yourself.

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