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bfv  ·  link  ·  parent  ·  post: Piketty’s Crumbs
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I'd hate to be one of the poor saps that gets to write a "too much of an asshat for advertising" classifier.

bfv  ·  link  ·  parent  ·  post: Piketty’s Crumbs

I also fall for it with respect to Linux.

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    Don't overthink it.

Or oversimply. Deontology is about rules. You've got your 10 commandments or your categorical imperative or your wiccan rede or... and if you do what your rules say to do you're doing the right thing. This can get silly. Consequentialism is about results, but isn't quite the same as utilitarianism; the Libertarian what's-good-for-me-is-good school of ethics is consequentialist as well. This gets silly too, but I'm not linking to trolly problems or Ayn Rand because I like you guys.

He made a punny.

Waves of reddit refugees are an annual thing. A lot (most?) of us came on them. Hubski gets hectic for a while, we have a few giant threads sobbing about the injustice of muting, and then things go back to normal with the addition of a handful of new active users who fit.

You can get a class 1 cert from StartSSL for free, and then you can use HTTPS without your users getting a browser warning over a self-signed cert. I wouldn't trust a credit card number or something to a site using either, but it's better than nothing if you really don't want to shell out $100 or so.

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Who knew Station in Space was a research proposal?

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The donations page is pretty funny, but just skimming over it Essentials of Programming Languages and Lisp In Small Pieces cover the same ground more deeply and Essentials of Programming Languages isn't any less approachable.

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