General-purpose OS, special-purpose OS, and now: vendor-purpose OS
A month ago, I offered free editorial services, with priority given to bipoc, lgbtia+, and similar marginalized people. Nobody has taken me up on it, but the offer still stands. I'm a technical writer with a thirty year career, and a ttrpg author and book editor with twenty years of publications across multiple companies. Please help me find relevance by helping you.
Day 52 of the #100DaysToOffload series:
Trust me when I say this, it's things like this that will be running through my head the next time Microsoft tells us how much they love Linux and open source.
@TonyStark I'm honored!
The derivatives of position with respect to time:
* velocity (m/s)
* acceleration (m/s^2)
* jerk (m/s^3)
* snap (m/s^4)
* crackle (m/s^5)
* pop (m/s^6)
(No, I'm not making this up. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fourth,_fifth,_and_sixth_derivatives_of_position )
"Norwegian independent repairer's 3-year legal battle ended last week when Norway’s Supreme Court ruled in favor of #Apple.
With this decision, Apple confirms it’s able to weaponize intellectual property law to shut down independent #repair. This [...] is also bad for the planet, as high prices for repair push consumers to cycle through products faster and faster."
We should make an #InstanceAdminDay where we thank our instance admins for their hard work every week. You may not see it, but there is always a lot of things going on here and everywhere else.