What RMS, Torvalds and the like cost us
For every gross dude you tolerate, there's almost certainly several people who are pushed out of that space you created for him
The more influential the gross dude, the more people will emulate him and help to push out even more people
And it's mostly women who get pushed out
So for the likes of RMS and Torvalds, the damage they have done to the field of Computer Science may be incalculable
RMS has resigned as FSF president and from the board of directors: https://www.fsf.org/news/richard-m-stallman-resigns
The Far Side may be coming back!
@klaatu listing individual features misses the point; the idea is that if the software you use every day can't do "view source" on any command you run, it's defective. if you can't edit the source and see the effects of your change immediately: also really missing the point of software.
#emacs only happens to be the most widespread instance of this philosophy being applied, and the one with the richest history and active community.
@Pixley was this you
The podcast I've been getting into recently is Ologies, which is engaging interviews with scientists
Hardcore Weezer Fan Hates Everything Band Has Released Since Forming https://entertainment.theonion.com/hardcore-weezer-fan-hates-everything-band-has-released-1837740027 #vol55issue35 #music #news
Apple reverses stance on iPhone repairs and will supply parts to independent shops for the first time