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Politics is not just for the mid-terms! If you have been energised/radicalised and are looking for some way to continue helping, ProgCode ( are a group of progressive coders and non-coders, working on tech for political change.

You don't need to be a coder to join, there's lots of ways for people of any background to help out, just fill out the registration form and get involved!

My own project, Wobbly (21st century worker's power), has been massively helped by ProgCode

Just finished Other Minds by Peter Godfrey Smith, I'd recommend it for the colour pictures of octopuses and cuttlefish alone. The rest of the book, while not lovely pictures of undersea life, is also worth reading



Cover version of smash mouth's Rock Star being played at the gym

Interestingly, by having better vocal technique, the guy is butchering the song.

Round 2, Match 7 of the 2nd Programming Language World Championships! #plwc2020

Trying not to go full Ayn Rand Objectivist "All government men are parasites on the true individual" after the local transit authority eliminated our coop from their so-called "innovation challenge" because our idea was too innovative

I fucking hate them, I want them to die, I hate this region, I hate this country, and if I could press a button to slit everyone's throats I would

But other than that it's been a pretty good afternoon

@LeoSammallahti you can run some solar panels on your commune, but a nuclear reactor requires a lot more infrastructure, and you'll never get to retire to your commune then!

@LeoSammallahti nuclear reactors imply corporate and state power, I think that's why green people don't like them

I'd recommend Bernie Sanders supporters give this a read, the English Ideology has an American analogue, and the ultra-remainers map closely on to . If you don't want to get fucked by your centrists like we were, it's helpful to understand what they're going through

I love fried egg sandwiches but I don't love getting yolk on my fingers

I suppose I could eat it with disposable gloves on-I shouldn't eat with disposable gloves on

My fellow coop members: friends, brothers, and sometimes, like today, useless arseholes

No no
No no no no
No no no no
No no
There's no limit!

Fantastic song to hear at the gym but not to be taken literally, as that could be very dangerous, especially with free weights involved

I'm so gone

Christmas is somewhere between a lilac and a light green. It's a mauve between the two. Happy orange wherever you are

Screenshot of my friend's Instagram (of me) 

Screenshot of my friend's Instagram (of me) 

My main failing as a developer is I take it very personally when it doesn't work

I'm not stressed out mate, really, I just long for the gentle caress of sleep, and I curse the cruel slap of the morning light

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Refactor Camp

Mastodon instance for attendees of Refactor Camp, and members of various online/offline groups that have grown out of it. Related local groups with varying levels of activity exist in the Bay Area, New York, Chicago, and Austin.

Kinda/sorta sponsored by the Ribbonfarm Blogamatic Universe.

If you already know a few people in this neck of the woods, try and pick a handle they'll recognize when you sign up. Please note that the registration confirmation email may end up in your spam folder, so check there. It should come from administrator Zach Faddis.