Already had my mind blown today with a new perspective...
Long maternity and paternity leave in Scandinavian culture is the right of the child, irrespective of the wealth, social standing, and life choices of the parents.
I imagine if this argument was told to my American family they'd be caught with their britches down, because they're too focused on complaining about "lazy adults".
Having seen newcomers to the profession being frustrated to the degree of giving up on their dreams, just because they didn't fart around on a C64 when they were children, I realized these stories while cute do active harm. Don't make them such integral parts of your introductions and origin stories. Try weaving in advice that is reproducible to grown ups instead.
Pouring one out for Radium, in my book the best damn streaming radio player for macOS of the last few years. Too bad it's not actively maintained anymore.
In Chemnitz haben die Cops 300 Antifas gekesselt, gepfeffert und geprügelt während gleichzeitig von den Dächern Nazis draufgehalten haben. Prima Zusammenarbeit. https://de.indymedia.org/node/24061
SPON-Artikel: '"Irgendwann musste das ausarten mit den Flüchtlingen", sagt Judy. Sie finde den Aufmarsch der Rechten gut. Einige hätten es zwar übertrieben mit der Gewalt. "Aber wir brauchen die Rechtsextremen, wir brauchen Menschen, die mal in den Stadtpark gehen und einen umklatschen. Wenn wir Frauen demonstrieren gehen, wäre das doch allen egal", sagt die 32-Jährige.'
Ein paar Zahlen: In Chemnitz gibt es 6155 Personen mit "asylbezogenem Hintergrund". Einwohnerzahl der Stadt: ~247.000.
Positive folk of Mastodon, I want to share a tradition of mine with you.
Each week, we my wife and I write a note with good things that happened throughout the week. We then add these notes to a year.
On #NewYearsEve, we empty the jar and read about the amazing year we had. It's obviously great to finish/start a year this way, but it's also nice as it "forces" us to contemplate the last week and appreciate the good things that happened, even when things were stressful or felt very mundane.
28 years ago today, on August 24, 1990, was the very first Wacken Open Air heavy metal festival. It was the beginning of a legend, but what was it actually like back then?
Discovered Publii, "a new Static CMS with GUI to build an extremely safe, fast and stylish website."
Desktop app (Electron) which is used to write/build/maintain a static site that can be pushed to a remote machine or service of your choice. Neat.
Das manager magazin hat aktuell wieder gute Tipps für seine Leser*innen:
Hab zwei Karten für FC St. Pauli gegen #effzeh Köln über, Steh Nord, eine davon reduziert. Bei Interesse bitte melden, bei keinem Interesse bitte boost :-)
chaos.social - because anarchy is much more fun with friends.
chaos.social is a small Mastodon instance for and by the Chaos community surrounding the Chaos Computer Club. We provide a small community space - Be excellent to each other, and have a look at what that means around here.
Follow @ordnung for low-traffic instance-related updates.
The primary instance languages are German and English.