Quote of the Day

Unix is hard to learn. The process of learning it is one of multiple small epiphanies. Typically you are just on the verge of inventing some necessary tool or utility when you realize that someone else has already invented it, and built it in, and this explains some odd file or directory or command that you have noticed but never really understood before.
-- Neal Stephenson


Twitter/Facebook/Instagram should be the side dish, not the main course

I’ve had a web presence since 1995… NONSTOP SINCE 1998, PALAlso, yes, this. I'm not leaving Twitter but I am strongly encouraging people to build/repopulate their own sites, stuff them full of content, and encourage people to visit them there. Twitter/Facebook/Insta should be the side dish, not the main course. https://t.co/5wkgo0E2lj— John Scalzi (@scalzi) January … Continue reading “Twitter/Facebook/Instagram should be the side dish, not the main course”

Major policy decisions at Facebook are being driven by three Republican political operatives

2. "Decisions are made to benefit Republicans because they are paranoid about their reputation among conservative Republicans, particularly Trump," one former Facebook employee who worked in the DC office said https://t.co/5mBoi8301s— Judd Legum (@JuddLegum) October 17, 2019