Holy shit that's low
For years Lambda School claimed an 86% job placement rate. When they were caught lying, they said it was really 74%.
According to leaked docs, it’s actually 30%. https://apple.news/AFR8E_VrnQRKroeWeMdnfzw
Thousands in Puerto Rico are protesting the imposed US government privatization of the electricity grid that’s left unprecedented outages & billing increases since June. The large scale protest demands the cancellation of the contract with LUMA. 💪🏼🔥
it goes into some more details about the commands.
It’s here! ISSUE 02: Inoculate, hot off the distributed press. This issue contains eight creative pieces—(non)fiction, interactive media, and stories from the front lines of alternative networks built on care & solidarity.
Read it on the World Wide Web: https://two.compost.digital/
the fall 2021 tape is out now! apologies this one took so long, life is busy & life with a newborn baby is triple-busy.
as mentioned in the liner notes, cover art has been added to all the mp3 files so, if that's your thing, snag the files again or grab the archives!
please be well. 💕
popping in to link to the creative commons' list of CC-license-using net labels: https://creativecommons.org/about/program-areas/arts-culture/arts-culture-resources/record-labels/
one of whom, Records on Ribs, maintains a GPL-licensed wordpress plugin for setting up a CC-license-using net label of one's own: http://recordsonribs.com/ribcage/
8 years ago, my digital life was almost entirely stored in Google data centers.
Today, I self-host a handful of services on a Raspberry Pi on my LAN and use privacy-friendly services. Small tech feels good.
I wrote a few words about the moving process 👀
cc @aral: I'm a big fan of your work. I donated to the Small Tech foundation recently, and you + Laura are an inspiration in this space. Keep up the great work!
In short, we need to dramatically limit the growth in emissions from computing, or by 2040 emissions from computing alone will be close to half the emissions level acceptable to keep global warming below 2°C.
And it is possible to do this.
Y'all nerds might appreciate this. The photograph shows a cell phone and a folding Bluetooth keyboard, both plugged into a battery pack that was charged off of yesterday's sunlight. The phone displays three applications: a web browser displaying the reference sheet for a programming language, a text editor, and the command line for the programming language.
Branch issue #2
Solarpunk, Big Tech resistance, AI policy, greenwashing, sustainable web craft, the commons.
I am delighted to launch the 'Libre Tech Shop' - a unique shop for products that respect your freedom to learn, hack, extend and do things yourself.
Check out the online shop at:
The background story behind this launch:
Here - you'll be able to buy liberated computers, hackable mechanical keyboards, private and secure home automation solutions, wireless routers, spare parts and much more.
Cabal, the open-source & p2p group chat I've worked on with friends, is in a quadratic funding pilot experiment run by Open Collective!
What that means for us, as an example: for every 10 USD donated, we get a total of 83 USD
boosts appreciated 🖤
Sweeet, a Terminal based presentation tool, supporting markdown-formatted slides:
This is a brand new server run by the main developers of the project as a spin-off of mastodon.social It is not focused on any particular niche interest - everyone is welcome as long as you follow our code of conduct!