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"Growth for the sake of growth is the ideology of a cancer cell." - Edward Abbey

Source: are.na/block/4832939

Just posted on lobste.rs - "The U.N. Warns That AI Can Pose A Threat To Human Rights".

How many down-votes will it get? πŸ€”

lobste.rs/s/pvpdhq

Why do the schools teach languages like to beginners?

1. Python and JavaScript have better learning curve, and still include basic programming logic stuff.

2. It's not really cross-platform (ie libraries automatically available on Linux aren't guaranteed on Windows)

Boy, this site is a gem: brianlovin.com/

I couldn't tell that it uses a JS framework, which is a good sign. It has interesting content on it, which is a big part of a website. And visually, the design is harmonious and simple.

Looking for some personal sites with admirable visuals.

Probably going back to fosstodon. Too many good memories.

Is GitHub's UI too friendly?

People seem to expect source code to introduce them to the project, instead of simply making the program run.

Blog post: binyam.in/p/2021-08-11/

Long live keeping it childish, this warmed my heart :)

PSA for on the

API integration was not intended only for posting every time you release a patch. If it's too tedious to post it yourself, it may be too tedious for everyone else to read.

I tried a new recently. It's called , and it's written in . I'm surprisingly satisfied. Anyone else ever used it?

"The truth is, everyone's going to hurt you. You just have to find the ones worth suffering for." - Bob Marley

(credit to @cassidoo@twitter.com)

In other news...

Microsoft Translator has Klingon, but not Yiddish .

πŸ“… Yiddish is over 1,000 old.
πŸ—ΊοΈ Over 1.5 million native speakers (as of 1991).
πŸ€” Umm... it's real?

* To be fair, Duolingo had Klingon before Yiddish. So Microsoft isn't alone.

To this day I believe we are here on Earth
To live, grow, and do what we can
To make this world a better place for all people to enjoy freedom.

- Rosa Parks
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