”When we measure global poverty using evidence-based poverty lines, the story changes completely. At the $7.40 threshold – which is still at the low end of the metrics scholars have proposed – we find that the number of people in poverty hasn’t declined at all. Rather, it has grown dramatically since 1981, going from 3.2 billion to 4.2 billion, according to World Bank data.” https://newint.org/features/2019/07/01/long-read-progress-and-its-discontents
The apocalypse is not imminent. It is already here.
"In annually sampled grasslands, biomass, abundance and number of species declined by 67%, 78% and 34%, respectively."
General Castellaw: “So this is far more than an environmental problem. It’s a humanitarian, security and possibly military problem too.” #ClimateUrgency https://twitter.com/nytclimate/status/1189335776020123648
"years ago websites were made of files; now they are made of dependencies" https://alexdanco.com/2019/10/26/everything-is-amazing-but-nothing-is-ours/
Blizzard suspends professional hearthstone player over Hong Kong comments
It should go without saying, but needs to be said, that I condemn China's treatment of Hong Kong, support everyone's right to self-governance, and condemn Blizzard for their actions here.
I don't think I've ever seen any service apply content abbreviation and hiding as badly as GitHub.
A file has lots of changes? GitHub will helpfully hide it from you, so you don't need to worry about it.
Lots of comments? Don't worry, GitHub is here to hide them from you so your day isn't ruined.
And just today? They added a feature to let you mark specific lines that your comment applies to? What does GitHub do with this new information? It abbreviates it and just shows the last few.
I'm trying to pick up some @godotengine now that I have to rest a week. Now I have something basic in place.
(the framerate is excellent - it is the gif that is shitty)
"The idea of people working at home, as family members, as neighbors, as natives and citizens of their places, is as repugnant to the industrial mind as the idea of self-employment. The industrial mind is an organizational mind, and I think this mind is deeply disturbed and threatened by the existence of people who have no boss." - Wendell Berry
"Not everybody has the time or means to cook healthy meals from scratch, so let’s not pretend it’s that simple."
No, it's not that simple, but it's not that complicated either. #cooking yourself + eating + dealing with dishes takes around an hour on average which is hardly much longer than most people spend on take-outs, and *definitely* beats any sit-in meal time.
The algorithm ensures us that to continue emitting cataclysmic levels of pollution will guarantee increased profits in the upcoming quarter #winwin
ex-umu, kodsnackare på fritiden och kodknackare hos SUSE.
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