If you're unsure about the mainstream media's role in normalizing and enabling fascism, the responses to Italy electing an outright fascist from a party that traces it's lineage to Mussolini makes it clear. Thread. 🧵
Normalize liking your spouse
C is for people who like to pretend they are in full control of a computer more than they like being productive.
You know all those "accept cookies" pop-ups you get?
In Europe there's generally a "reject all" option, and ... when you click it ... the damndest thing happens:
The websites still work.
I love to see people helping others get into tech
Two years ago I wrote a series to help LGBTQ+ people and/or furries get into tech
The guiding principle of this effort was "zero prior experience needed, for as close to $0 as possible"
If you're curious about tech work, give it a read
It’s amazing how much less miserable and depressed we’d all be if we just guaranteed everyone a 1 bedroom apartment.
Chuck E Cheese's fuck-up brother
Did you ever deploy to a free Heroku app following an online tutorial like Hartl’s Rails Tutorial? If so, retweet or reply.
I’m trying to prove a point to someone.
Tank Girl says it best.
I’m not going to settle for “that’s the way things are.” Just because I can’t change the whole world doesn’t mean I can’t encourage people to do better.
I will never forgive this country for teaching me that the Nazis burned books but never telling me what books they burned.
England should just take this opportunity to abolish the monarchy. Just close up shop, send all the royals on their way.
Okay so the weirdest thing for me is everyone trying to disassociate a head of state from the actions of that state.
Nope. You don’t get to do that. If they don’t hold responsibility then why do they get the benefits?
Today is a reminder of how things like ‘decorum’ help white supremacy be cultural-not just systemic.
Decorum will silence people from telling the truth because it’s “impolite.”
Meanwhile, it’s not impolite to ask the colonized to mourn the chief symbol of their colonization?
in order for me to recognize Prince Charles as King Charles I'll first require 2 letters from different psychiatrists who have been treating his king status for over a year if not more, stating that he is indeed a king and that it isn't a fetish or a fad or him faking it
I would have agreed with this before all the streaming services went bad
Hot take.... You probably don't need gigabit internet at home
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