What the fuuuuuuck how have I never heard of the Landless Worker's Movement

mstbrazil.org/

It's a horizontal squatting organization in Brazil somewhat akin to the Diggers, who occupy unused land it and just build farming communities on them. And it's worked. A lot of their squats have been recognized by the state. They now have over 1.5 *million* members, and I've never fucking heard of them

anyone know anything about the "Benevolent Order of the Guardians of Corvidae"

cuz they marched in the pride parade in all black, with crow masks

i can find nothing aside from the state's corporate information for them

there was a refreshing chill in the air when they passed tho

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Hello, world!

This is the first toot from an official account for #Glimpse, a new fork of the GNU Image Manipulation Program.

Follow me for updates on this cool new project.

when she's in this shoebox, she tolerates the entire shoebox being moved around with her in it. I just got a very special delivery πŸ“¦πŸ˜Ί

in this house we use geothermal cooling, by which I mean laying on the basement floor and refusing to move

Someone on #openbsd irc channel asked how to visualize network bandwidth in a console with graphs.
I came up with a nice command using netstat, awk and ttyplot package.

I enjoyed it so much I wrote an article on my blog with explanations and configure options! :flan_hurrah: :flan_hurrah: :flan_hurrah:

dataswamp.org/~solene/2019-07-

"Aye," said the pirate captain, "that be enough."
The pirates put the last of their gold on the pile.
"Now we wait."
They waited a month and a day; at last, a dragon arrived. It was as beautiful, as graceful, as majestic as they had heard.
They wept at the sight of it, happy.
#MicroFiction #TootFic #SmallStories

hi this is catdad here to say that the fact that the greedy nature of capitalism insists that small businesses must always be growing or else wither is fuckin toxic

open your etsy store and if you make $5/mo that's still $5/mo more than you had before and it doesn't matter if you never make more and you have to refuse orders from people.

there's nothing wrong with creating what you can and no more

thanks for coming to my ted talk

Okay, I've tried everything else, let's see what happens here. I'm a 56yo IT professional currently facing age discrimination in the job market. My skills are proven and broad. I can do operations, project management, service delivery; am versed in multiple OSs, monitoring systems, ticketing platforms. I'm a technical writer and published author. I'm willing to relocate pretty much anywhere for a job that pays enough to cover my mortgage. I need employment by Sept 30. CV on request. #job #dayjob

1999: dang all the cool kids have a Dreamcast

2019: dang all the cool kids have a Dreamcast

what I forgot to mention: the next #MirageOS retreat is end of September (23rd-29th). It helps a _lot_ if you sign up (early!), and actually pay and attend ;) retreat.mirage.io for more information!

A spaceship landed, and an alien emerged.
"Greetings," it said, "um. We apologise for abducting your leader. We did not notice her coming aboard when we were here last week."
A cat emerged from the spaceship and sat down to clean her paws.
"Here she is," the alien said.
#MicroFiction #TootFic #SmallStories

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Wandering Shop

The Wandering Shop is a Mastodon instance initially geared for the science fiction and fantasy community but open to anyone. We want our 'local' timeline to have the feel of a coffee shop at a good convention: tables full of friendly conversation on a wide variety of topics. We welcome everyone who wants to participate, so long as you're willing to abide by our code of conduct.