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boss: schedules a 1-1 meeting out of nowhere

me: [anxiety]

-- later --

boss: so anyway i've been looking at your branch every morning and you're doing incredible thank u for joining

me: [glee]

like as in, full-time-with-eventual-stock-options kind of working "in silicon valley"

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i forgot to mention that i work in silicon valley now

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I think the thing I'll have to keep remembering here is that LU is a blueprint. Not all of the cuts were to programs that are "unsustainable". Plenty of them are programs that serve tremendous value to the community. And that's the point.

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imagine shutting down the mathematics program just to spite the faculty union president

imagine pioneering ecological reclamation in Canada then shutting down the Ecology program

imagine winning a Nobel in Physics then shutting down your Physics department

i was expecting a bloodbath but this still took me by surprise

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the thing about the whole stallman issue is that it doesn't matter whether or not he did any individual thing when multiple people have reported that he created a spaces that made them uncomfortable at MIT, at conferences, and in the FSF

ELI5: if copying "declaring codes" (header files) is "fair use", does that not imply that the declaring codes are copyright?

also it's remote-only right now which is quite nice

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the new job is okay. i don't really care about the tech stack or the product but I do understand the use-case for it, and the problems are pretty interesting

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birbsite link to thread about FSF working conditions, RMS 

Birbsite thread on how RMS created an abysmal workplace that prompted FSF employees to unionize: twitter.com/paulnivin/status/1

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