On boycotting Kickstarter
This thread from points out that the union has not called for a boycott, and that boycotting right now hurts small creators and may actually provide ammunition for the scumbag lawyers Kickstarter is hiring.
Big tech, unions (Kickstarter)
Kickstarter doubles down on it's anti-union stance
I should also say that due to a lack of viewers atm, I can't actually tell if the AVIF images were successful. The only working viewer I could find 1. doesn't show transparency (or the encoder failed to preserve it) and 2. it's showing a bunch of artifacts. IDK if that means the viewer is bad, the encoding is bad or AVIF Lossless isn't actually lossless
(currently using a WASM decoder https://cconcolato.github.io/wasm-av1/)
Comparing size performance for lossless AVIF on an in-progress version of Mutant Standard 0.4.1. It's lower, but not as low as the competition, and it took an incredibly long time to compile.
(I know that AVIF is counting on new dedicated hardware coming in 2020, it still sucks though, and it's not actually worth it!)
UK pol, antifascist election action
Hate group watchdog Hope not Hate has launched a fund for targeted election campaigning against the Brexit Party.
They've had a lot of experience doing this, previously campaigning and organising against UKIP and the BNP.
Why the Brexit Party is concerning and needs to be electorally defeated:
why am I reading unicode proceedings
> We are, however, doubtful that BDSM and furry flags would meet the requirements for frequency of usage, multiple usages, and image distinctiveness
Anniversary goals - what things I planned on doing for year 2 and how they went, and what I plan on doing in the next year of Mutant Standard:
Because I'm lazy, hungry and like solidarity and labour rights, I just ordered food from Kolyma-2, the food delivery collective in Berlin.
It's fun and easy to place your order in a Signal chat. This is the cyberpunk platform cooperative future we want.
money (-), help needed
Hey, I'm a disabled queer that can't do normal work because of said disability. I also have routinely bad mental health that makes what work I can do pretty difficult a good deal of the time. Sometimes what I do is enough to keep me going, often it isn't :/.
And it's another one of those times; at the moment I'm running very close to zero and I'm not going to be able to buy food or pay for bills.
Do u think my co workers know that I am a gay
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