@brennen Two spaces after a period is sort of acceptable in English on a typewriter.
Typographically it's more like 1.5 word spaces, depending on justification. Half-spaces are challenging on typewriters.
Best to let TeX do it. :)
@yojimbo The prospect of using an airplane.
What are some things that every computer user should learn? What things do you wish every computer user knew? What are some of the biggest benefits that individuals and/or society could reap if computer users learned these things?
Please boost, I honestly want as many serious answers as possible. Feel free to answer variations of the question for different levels of "computer users", such as programmers, office workers who use a computer 4+ hours per day, phone-only users, etc.
home loan/mortgage, bad webdev practices
Oh my god, this is beyond disturbing. The Bolsonaro regime has charged journalist @firstname.lastname@example.org with "cybercrimes" for publishing stories showing widespread corruption in Brazil. https://www.nytimes.com/2020/01/21/world/americas/glenn-greenwald-brazil-cybercrimes.html
@mntmn Note: I know there are a couple of things that are mildly blobby, and that the hardware itself is not completely libre when it comes to the board, etc. But to be fair, pretty much nothing is yet, and the MNT Reform I think is the best path towards such things: once we have a design that we can use for daily work where we can swap out components fairly easily, maybe that's a foundation on which better components for some of the low-level stuff can be built.
@Greg In my experience, moats are inevitable. In 100% of cases where kitchen cabinets are re-done, moats happen. It's happened every time in my life.
(Once, but you can't argue with statistics.)
@Greg I should tell the story of my parents' house and how painting kitchen cabinet doors results in building a moat.