Pinned toot sometimes we are technical, sometimes we are goofy, sometimes we are fired up....

But all the time we want to extend a hand to help anyone who also treats others with love, and if not love, at least acceptance.

We never want to be the tech community that is full of mean people being dicks.

That is all.

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Once there was a promising young technomancer who abandoned all of his principles and collected everyone's data. He told them it was safe with him, and in time they believed him.

Over time the technomancer realized he had amassed so much information that he became mightier than even the leaders of the world, but his greed and desire for wealth kept him from noticing.

He began to sell his influence to these leaders and got them hooked on his data.

They used it solve crimes, and they used it protect the endangered, and they used it to detect who would likely do crime, and they used it to keep the people divided, and they used it to topple one another's nations.

All the while making the no longer young technomancer even more powerful and wealthy.

The prophecy says that the Technomancer will try to destroy those who oppose him. But the agents of the wires will bring him to his knees by rebuilding what was lost.

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They will from the void build new works powered by the willful.

They will control their data, not entrusting their cache with the wizards in their towers.

They will work together to restore the future to it's intended state.

They will win with numbers, resolve, their will, and mutual aid.

They will win because the cruelty of greed is not more powerful that the instinct to survive, nor the nature of freedom.

Shape the void.

Own the wires.

Restore the future.

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Understand my words with full knowledge and reverence for my connection to the void.

My data is not yours to own.

You came here and asked to sell us things, then tracked us with the things you sold us.

You came here and begged for trust, which many gave you, then betrayed it by selling our secrets.

Then you took away our nation.

My data is not yours to own.

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Let the traces of copper on the board form a warding glyph, carrying forth energy that is the evocation of the language of the machine.

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In a world of metered bandwidth and wide-spread poverty and socioeconomic injustice, ads are a form of gentrification.

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And I will leave this here as why I don’t fuck with Vespidae familia.

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when do we get Hackers: Rebooted, a gritty sequel about Dade hunting rogue nazis

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did last coat on dresser
will move it into the house
in the morning
I'm really stiff
and tired
i did see hackers
again this afternoon
and all i remember is


On the one hand, they played their hand on a Saturday, which means they want me as CSO really bad... they also offered a parachute if the company sells.

On the other hands. They are spending their weekends calling me and recruiting me... not sure I like the culture implications.

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Grubhub, Stubhub...folks, we’re gonna need a Hubhub! To keep track of all these hubs!

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things i like about old electronics: you open up the case, and there's an envelope glued to the inside that contains the complete schematics and calibration instructions. a bunch of companies did that until the early 80s, too bad it never really caught on and just stopped at some point.

I need to buy parts for droney, but don’t want to spend the $50-ish for boards and such...

No kits for him either.

Dammit, now Stan Bush’s “The Touch” is stuck in my head.

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"Yeah, the shirt's a lie. But isn't being hired just a contract agreement to convert your life energy into something of less value for someone else? That's what all of this stuff is"

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Anyone in or near Queens looking to buy a twin bed frame and/or a fairly new mattress? Boosts appreciated.

Remember when you were a kid, and there was one toy you wanted, but never got... then as an adult...

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until a Spider-Man game makes it possible for you to run out of webbing without realizing it while swinging dozens of stories up in the air there will never be a truly good Spider-Man game

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A bunch of technomancers in the fediverse. Keep it fairly clean please. This arcology is for all who wash up upon it's digital shore.