Me: I prefer “gay” and would like you to refer to me that way.
Woman: I don’t like using the word “gay”. I call you homosexuals, because that’s what you are.
Me: Ok Helen.
Woman: My name is Joan.
Me: I prefer “Helen”.
Brexit, Ireland, The Brits being at it again.
TV presenter Robert Peston has suggested that #Ireland has “undermined” British governments for at least the last century.
Hope everyone going to #35C3 has a good time!
Aha! You fan configure K9 #email client to do serverside IMAP searches. It searches only in current folder, but it is much better than what I was using before!
They say populism is on the rise, but the people they call "populists" have almost nothing in common with each other. They talk about Corbyn and Trump as if they're a part of the same movement. That's of course ridiculous. In fact the non-populists are much more of a unified movement than the populists. What we're witnessing isn't "the rise of populism", it's the decay of neoliberalism.
The Christmas and New Year message from President of Ireland Michael D. Higgins is fantastic. It's proof that some politicans can be good. He talks about the importance of international solidarity, of supporting vulnerable people in Ireland and globally. Miggidly Higgins is my President
Firefishy, a long time #OpenStreetMap mapper is trying to raise money to buy some scanned in maps of Namibia, to help #OSM mapping. Please consider donating!
Success! If I plug a USB sound card into my 7th Gen #Kindle, it activates Voice View and will read books to me with a robot voice. 🙂
The kindle has the text to speech software installed, it's just not clearly displayed.
Congratulations to our newly elected board members Tobias Knerr and Joost Schouppe! Also big thanks to Peter Barth and Martijn van Exel who are both stepping down after serving 3 years on the board.