@edsu allow me to be sure that this toot is really from the person in control of all your devices

apropos of nothing but mastodon 2.8 brings keybase integration.

that slight hiccup was us updating to github.com/tootsuite/mastodon/ and no we cannot afford A/B load balancing. 😆

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Today marks the 51th anniversary of the assassination of #MartinLutherKingJr.

#MLK fought for civil rights and #BlackPeoples’ liberation. He rejected capitalism, militarism, and imperialism speaking out against the #VietnamWar and advocating socialism.
#BlackLivesMatter

and apologies to all. I ignored mailgun's messages to accept new terms and it stopped our mail from working. y'all were too nice to let me know mail was broken.

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A brief history of the web:

1994: like .plan files, but with pictures

1999: an emerging marketplace

2004: socialization! Commerce! Industry! Collaboration!

2009: democratization of content production and distribution!

2014: everything is now about immediacy of updates and a firehose of information

2019: like .plan files, but with pictures

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Current gender: Non-practicing male.

I was raised culturally male, but never really practiced, y'know? Still, my parents were not super happy when I decided to convert.

I just observe the major holidays like sports and emotional repression.

@ksclarke dear deity! I was on my way to bed and now... I hope you’re happy! 😂

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Hey, the call for proposals for !!con in New York is open until March 3! You should submit a talk! bangbangcon.com

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Hey infosec people: do me a favor and assume the "use case" for anyone you don't know personally includes facing poverty, discrimination, state-sponsored oppression, corporate surveillance, domestic abuse and harassment while using your product.

Then design accordingly.

please and thanks

@skeskali if work is buying MacBook. If it’s your money iMac tends to have a longer lifespan at home

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Digipres job alert! State Library of New South Wales is looking for a digital preservation technical analyst, and are paying well. iworkfor.nsw.gov.au/job/digita

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Seattle folks!

911 is broken. Police dept numbers are being circulated but if you can't handle police, note these.

Hospitals, ERs, clinics and ambulance services direct numbers: allonesearch.com/ambulance-ser

Fire dept direct number: seattle.gov/fire/ t.co/oVUbGKmNyC

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NAACP returns Facebook donation, calls for boycott

Interesting: The NAACP has returned a donation from Facebook and called for a daylong boycott of the social network Tuesday following revelations of how its platform was used to manipulate black voters in the 2016 presidential election.

They want a boycott of fb and twit Tues, Dec. 18th.

axios.com/naacp-returns-facebo

I'd like to do my part, but I boycott 24/7/365 so I doubt they'd notice my absent absence :-)

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