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mh, medication, drugs
The longer I am on this antipsychotic, the less paranoid I feel. Like, I still get the same paranoid thoughts, but I don't start panic spiraling, ie, I don't *feel* them.
I also just feel kind of on autopilot a lot of the time too. I don't have clever thoughts that make me smile, I don't obsess over some code idea. I just go.
tbh, I haven't felt very clever in years, since I stopped being able to smoke weed. Maybe I never was all that clever, but I at least felt it
and like, i get the argument that that's not a good thing to have in a license. terms like "good" and "evil" don't belong in a legal document. but like... rather than make that extremely good point, the FSF actually says, more or less, "well, if you're not allowed to do evil with it then it's not a very Freedom license, sorry". thus basically revealing the moral bankruptcy of the concept of "freedom" in the abstract
.org sale, California AG, +
Some breathing room, at least:
"The California Attorney general has likely delayed approval of the .org sale to Ethos Capital by two months, if not more, after demanding extensive documentation from ICANN. The office supervises charitable organizations in California, where ICANN is based.
In a letter to ICANN, the attorney general has demanded responses to 35 questions and information requests. About half of the questions relate to ICANN’s decision to remove price caps on .org domain names. If it gets the answers it demands, it will get much more information than ICANN has previously disclosed about the process and thinking behind removing price caps on .org domain names last year."
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job posting, boosts ok, cop adjacent
A former employer of mine is looking for a Rails dev for an application that runs their business. The company is a police and public safety psychology firm; they perform evaluations for officer, dispatcher, and firefighter candidates to help determine if they are psychologically able to handle the stress as well as execute authority in a respectful fashion and not abuse their power.
The application involves record management, evaluation management (including test and questionnaire administration, scheduling, report generation, etc), and accounting.
Timeline is soon-ish. DM if you're interested!
Fantastic blog post from Alexis King on how the "failings" of static languages are actually misunderstandings of how to approach data in your code.
Mention of eugenics, plz boost
I'm putting out a call for all marginalised people. If you're a POC, GNC, an immigrant, poor, indigionous or otherwise marginalised, I want to talk you! I'm writing a blog post on how AI is becoming the new eugenics. This is not for anything official, just my own blog that isn't even public yet. Contact me if you want to share your experience. Otherwise please boost! I want to talk to as many people as possible. DM me if you have questions
#ActuallyPsychotic <> programming autodidact and polyglot <> meditation enthusiast <> maverique <> sapphic
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