If you want to try a different language that is not just another variation on C or Java give J
Opens up interesting new ways to solve problems.
FSF India has made a statement on RMS @fsfi :)
I'm so glad that my country some reasonable people who aren't afraid to speak the truth.
unlike the cowardly egomaniacs at @fsfe , OSI , Gnome etc.
This really highlights the fact how the woke mob hivemind liberals in the west like to scream inside their bubble and think they're the ones setting the moral standards for the entire world.
This is what 'supremacy' really means.
FSF now needs your financial support more than ever. Some giant supporters cut funds to FSF because of Richard Stallman matter and we should gather help to show we're not dependent on companies/organizations, but people and community.
Please join as an associate member. You'll have some benefits too, other than helping software libre.
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Defensive machine learning.
We’re in the midst of a huge shift in power where corporations use machine learning to exploit more and more people.
There are countless examples: harmful social media algorithms, gig economy workers managed by arbitrary, shadowy machine learning driven tools, the disappearance of uniform pricing and the return of haggling (Amazon, Zalando etc set price based on machine learning).
We need defensive machine learning that gives people a chance to shift power back.
An idle thought on a long weekend. Is it possible to create an executable binary which is a palindrome?
It's trivial to create a palindromic program in, say, Python:
print("hello") # )"olleh"(tnirp
Save that as test.py and then run cat test.py | rev | python3 and it'll work. But that's boring!
You could do the same by reversing the bits, rather than the characters:
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