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covid 

From 18 Nov: COVID-19 in a Correctional Facility Employee Following Multiple Brief Exposures to Persons with COVID-19 — Vermont, July–August 2020 MMWR - cdc.gov/mmwr/volumes/69/wr/mm6

Jingle Jangle, sociology, whiteness 

I saw a video of some tiny white kids dancing along with one of the musical scenes and love the idea of them growing up with this movie as one of their Christmas classics.

Like little black kids seeing this is obviously important and useful and what not but little white kids growing up with this will be big too I think if it becomes part of the Christmas Canon it will help to weaken us being "other"

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covid 

Hopefully it will be time to update this poster soon. -19 Anti-maskers and anti-vaxxers can go fork themselves.

From 17 Nov: Why Trump’s claims of massive voting machine fraud don’t have merit - Trump has falsely pointed at vulnerabilities disclosed about voting machines as a sign of a rigged ... cnet.com/news/why-trumps-claim

covid 

From 17 Nov: Google adds more COVID-19 details to its Maps app as cases surge - Google Maps announces new features amid the pandemic. ... cnet.com/news/google-maps-adds

From 17 Nov: The Few, the Tired, the Open Source Coders - The open source movement runs on the heroic efforts of not enough people doing too much work. They ... wired.com/story/open-source-co

discrimination,politics 

From 17 Nov: The Fascism Is the Point - Antony Starr as Homelander.Screenshot: Amazon StudiosThis weekend’s poorly attended Million M... io9.gizmodo.com/the-fascism-is -studios -starr -robertson -terrorism -trump -kripke -biden -boys

social-media 

From 17 Nov: Facebook labels reportedly ineffective at confining Trump’s false election claims - Facebook labels didn’t do much to prevent the spread of President Trump’s unsubstantiated allegatio... cnet.com/news/facebook-labels-

politics,covid 

From 15 Nov: The iOS COVID-19 app ecosystem has become a privacy minefield - Enlarge / Around 44 percent of COVID-19 apps on iOS ask for access to the phone’s camera. 32 p... arstechnica.com/tech-policy/20

politics,covid 

From 13 Nov: Vaccine czar calls on Trump to allow contact with Biden - Enlarge / President Donald Trump listens as Moncef Slaoui, the former head of GlaxoSmithKlines vacc... arstechnica.com/science/2020/1 -19 -warp-speed

From 09 Nov: Many Websites Will Break On Older Android Smartphones In 2021 - If you own an old Android smartphone, this might be the right time to upgrade since you’ll no... fossbytes.com/many-websites-wi -7.0-nougat -nougat -encrypt

From 29 Aug: Remember BBSes? Here’s How You Can Visit One Today - Benj Edwards These days, social media gets all the attention, but the Bulletin Board System (BBS), ... howtogeek.com/686600/remember-

uspol 

"Now...it’s possible to quantify the extent to which the Republican Party no longer adheres to such principles as the commitment to free and fair elections with multiple parties, the respectful treatment of political opponents and the avoidance of violent rhetoric."

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covid 

My response to your saying you want to visit family over the holidays before there is a vaccine is going to be "Oh, so you want them dead, huh?"

I personally know people who watched their loved ones die on the other side of a window because of COVID. If me being blunt helps keep people safe, then I'm perfectly okay with being seen as rude.

social-media 

From 15 Nov: Validation and Shouting Into The Void - Take the time to thank someone creating things on the internet today. ideatrash.net/2020/11/validati -media

Welp, found out that it's easy to ban myself with fail2ban when you've got nginx sitting in front of apache... whoops.

I don't like being right when I'm cynical.

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Faith Collapsing

Faith Collapsing is a host set up by me (Steven Saus) with the same sensibility of the BBS I ran back in the 1990s - I set it up for me, but folks I personally know are welcome to join if they like.