YouTube moderators forced to sign statement acknowledging job can give them PTSD
(submitted by untog)
Terrible rulings in the Oracle v. Google case threaten to lock developers into a licensing scheme for the functional aspects of software. EFF filed a brief in the case urging the Supreme Court to correctly apply copyright law and reverse the rulings. https://www.eff.org/press/releases/eff-asks-supreme-court-reverse-dangerous-rulings-about-api-copyrightability-and-fair
PSA: If you're doing research but don't have access to a university library, you should definitely *not* use a website to pirate a large amount of journal articles. That would be illegal and wrong. I post this link so you can bear witness to this unlawful activity. https://mg.scihub.ltd/
Which Emoji Scissors Close?
(submitted by _nhynes)
here's the script. `find` makes it really slow, but I just let it run for a few minutes until I had some space in my instance to run the proper command.
mastodon_production -c \
file_file_name != '' and
remote_url != '';
grep '[0-9a-zA-Z]*\.[a-zA-Z]*' -o --line-buffered |
xargs -L 1 -I NAME find -name NAME |
xargs -L 1 sudo rm -vf
What if in like 100 years, influencers become respected members of society. A transition like how the opera and opera singers were considered trashy at one point. You'll see an old man w an ar monocle, sipping the finest quality spiked seltzer, scrolling through federated twitter (it's just regular twitter but the cost of server maintenance has been offloaded to zealous users), writing commentary on the impurities of the new generations' gamer girl bath water
this is a multiuser instance but I'm the only one on it
A small group of friends