Lunduke's argument should cause some discomfort:

if you're out there defending the replacement of master/slave terminology because it *reminds* people of slavery, but at the same time use a MacBook, an iPad or an iPhone, which are produced by slave-like labor, you should rethink some choices.

First recommendation for today's playlist.
Come on YouTube, why do you want to see me cry this early in the morning?

On the bird site I see some people praising Parler as an alternative. Alternative to what? Definitely not centralization and the consequences of it.

For those who celebrate (or demand) a political stand from companies, media channels, celebrities, a poet once said:

"Your friendship is a fog
That disappears when the wind redirects"

I always pronounced Gemini as "Gem-uh-knee" and today a friend pronounced as "Gem-uh-nigh" so I went to check on the dictionary and it had the latter as the correct one. WHAT?!

I was pretty sure all the documentaries I watched used "knee" - I went back and watched some again, there it is.

Then I found this posted by the NYT.

I'm assuming the protocol is also pronounced with a "knee" given it's name was inspired by the space program.

I have to take some new medication this week. The list of side-effects is extensive and impressive.

I already knew about placebo effect, but this is the first time I see survival-bias based medication: if you survive these side-effects, any disease will be meaningless.

So many governments botching their responses to

My maternal grandmother would have been 93 today.
I miss her.

This excellent debate is coming up at (you can watch live via video stream):

"The 4 Freedoms and OSD are outdated and no longer relevant in 2020"

Just found out about happening on Friday:

Unfortunately it's sold out :(
I joined the waitlist and can only hope more tickets become available.

FreeNAS 11.3 is out.
I fly to Brussels for in a few hours.
Why not update now?
What could go wrong?

I'm still consuming some reddit content via RSS, but they are intentionally breaking the RSS feeds to make users either access the site or use their app. Time to migrate.

Any suggestions of RSS-friendly news/articles/link aggregators like reddit?

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