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@alcinnz @uniporn

Just a note: you can use information to check information's coherence, not its truthness.

Beyond Gödel's incompleteness theorems, you can easily see it if you think that all linked sources might be false.

Having links to source would be usedul to dwell deeper, but not to fact check an article.

Experience is the only way to verify an information and the older and farer is the info, the harder is the verification.

Ultimately we rely on #trust.

from scuttlebutt principles scuttlebutt.nz/principles/

> No one of us can build a welcoming place for all groups, because the very concept of welcoming is subjective.

I like this approach that stops promising something unachievable, and instead focus on making easy to create many smaller welcoming places.

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How on Earth do the menus in the Blu-ray for Next work in VLC without a hitch but Cloverfield and Labyrinth's menus make it shit the bed and cry that I need Java installed?

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Climate change Show more

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is a huge success in , so many young people raising their voice and are claiming what is theirs!

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if a crime is punishable by a fine, that means its legal for rich people

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Douglas Adams Quotes I Can Remember:

"The ships hung in the sky in exactly the way that bricks don't."

"Let us prepare to grapple with the ineffable itself, and see if we may not eff it after all."

"I love deadlines. I love the whooshing sound they make as they go by."

"For a moment, nothing happened. Then, after a few seconds, nothing continued to happen."

"Anyone who is capable of getting themselves made President should on no account be allowed to do the job."

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Saying "I'm not going to read the code so it's okay if it's not free/open-source" is like saying "I don't vote so it's okay if not everyone is allowed to"

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How in my opinion #Mastodon should display other #ActivityPub object types like Article, Page and... Link?

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Job Hunt Show more

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"Eigentlich darf man kein Benzin benutzen." sagt #kind.

"Das macht die Welt kaputt. Dann kann die Erde nicht mehr richtig leben."

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Yet politicians will every now and then demand mandatory use of real names on the web. Supposedly, this is to make the discourse more civilized. As has been pointed out a number of times, the only real effect is silencing minorities: netzpolitik.org/2018/16-beispi (German)

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Oh I deleted my gmail account, I’m trying this new thing called email. It’s like gmail but federated.

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'The Western Erasure of African Tragedy -
Media coverage of the crash of Ethiopian Airlines Flight 302 framed a horrifying accident in appallingly familiar ways.'
by Hannah Giorgis
theatlantic.com/ideas/archive/

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wtf #jitsi is using #google analytics.

I will never ever advice jitsi to anyone to use.
It is aparently an encrypted audio/video conference tool, but with them using google where it should be handeld as a sensitive space has lost my trust.

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Toxic internet, political manipulation Show more

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"We're not going to win the freedom of the net discussion carrying FB on our backs."
#EbenMoglen, 'Freedom in the Cloud'

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The sixth annual international Gender Census 2019 is now open until 25th March!

smartsurvey.co.uk/s/gendercens

It's for anyone whose genders (or lack thereof) aren't described by the M/F binary. It's short and easy, and the results are useful in academia, business, and self-advocacy.

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