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Great article on leaked IRS (american tax authority) documents demonstrating how american billionaires are able to completely avoid any taxes.

propublica.org/article/the-sec

Ending quote:
Buffett and his fellow billionaires have known this secret for a long time. As Buffett put it in 2011: โ€œThereโ€™s been class warfare going on for the last 20 years, and my class has won.โ€

Why did I think 'pacman -Syu' as a way to 'start the week fresh' was even remotely a good idea.

rainy sunday โ€ฆ continued with the typewriting stuff. i liked the idea from my first try with the textile pattern, so i continued a bit. I made some basic elements first and then merged them into a larger image on a grid. Itโ€™s more like a flying carpet now or wavy glitch something. I also used other glyphs that give it a more dense, textile like appearance (/, %, ยง). I didnโ€™t want to in the first place, but things got very complicated VERY fast and i had to use a text-editor for composition and as template for typing line by lineโ€ฆ :idle:

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"any business school Deans who wish to reproduce the orthodoxy are on the wrong side of history" and more gems in this blistering auto-critique by a leading "critical management" scholar:
doi.org/10.1177/13505084211020

this cover is lit :nes_fire:

The Weeknd - Blinding lights
(Arabic Version)ุงู„ู†ุณุฎุฉ ุงู„ุนุฑุจูŠุฉ

youtube.com/watch?v=JBc0h3IVjk

Networked publishing, mail art and lots of admin and calculations - tune in for this and more on Saturday for the A Nourishing Network talk at @lgm with @manetta

Looking for a freelance Java developer to quote me for a small open source job extending a feature in an existing Java applet. This is for a cooperatively owned infrastructure project. Bonus if youโ€™ve ever worked with Keycloak. DM me for additional details. Thank you!

๐Ÿ“„ โœจ๐Ÿ’ฐโœจ The Ghostchain. (Or taking things for what they are)
by Geraldine Juรกrez

On "web3" as the ๐ŸŽฐ casino layer of the web ๐Ÿƒ, NFTs, and lots of good refs on assets and assetization.

paletten.net/artiklar/the-ghos

๐ŸŽ‰WE WON! Tears of joy. The court says #Shell needs to do a lot more to avoid dangerous climate change. For the first time in history a court has ordered a company to align its policy with the Paris Agreement.
#ClimateCase

http://bit.ly/ClimateCaseShellWon

[:tw: https://tweets.newsbots.eu/milieudefensie/status/1397566456800370689 โ€” #bot]

Well, here it is, a CLA giving Muse Group unilateral authority to relicense Audacity with no strings attached: https://github.com/audacity/audacity/discussions/932

Invest in Open Infrastructure is running a free online event June 2 featuring Jessica Myerson of The Maintainers and Luis Villa of Tidelift. They'll be talking about issues around continual maintenance of open source technologies. Attendance is free with registration:

https://investinopen.org/community/ioi-webinar-maintenance-labor-of-open-infrastructure/

Watching a great documentary by Joe Hunting & interview by @shibacomputer about VR-Chat.

The entire programme is livestreamed via . Currently streaming to/with 27 peers and using a custom client: stream.undersco.re/

"It's Weird, Okay!? I Get It's Weird!" Finding the Self in the Para-Real with VR Documentarian Joe Hunting

tv.undersco.re/videos/watch/20

"the NFT deploys the category of art to extract private property from freely available information"
https://paletten.net/artiklar/the-ghostchain

excellent essay by Geraldine Juรกrez

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