Wanting to organise a group to meet up. Corporate surveillance silos like Meetup.com and Facebook are dominant, but not an option.

What non-corporate service can I use that won't suck for people, including those people I don't know yet?

my new religion involved getting pushed onto the ground. there's a deity somewhere but it's mostly about being pushed onto the ground. i can think of nothing more pristine than being pushed onto the ground

Wanting someone to ask me what statistical model I am working today so that I can truthfully reply "the pure death process".

@enkiv2 in the future only pornbots will be able to post anything at all on tumblr, since only they will be able to flawlessly generate the requisite dot-patterns to fool the image classifier

Adding this to #infosec

If you use Debian: you're not getting the recent Intel CPU bugfixes because Intel updated the firmware package's license to state that it's not redistributable.

If use Linux other than Debian and have the bugfixes: ask your maintainers why they're distributing software they're not legally allowed to.

And in any case: next time you purchase a CPU, evaluate whether AMD might be a better choice than Intel.

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Musician and mathematician, here for the mind candy in between grad school brackets. (Let's see how long I can keep the content flowing while my dissertation crunch time hits.) You can talk to me about music, probability theory and probably I can still remember my ecology studies.

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