Alternative Internets and Their Lost Histories https://dev.lareviewofbooks.org/article/alternative-internets-and-their-lost-histories/
17 year-old Juliane Koepcke was sucked out of an airplane in 1971 after it was struck by a bolt of lightning. She fell 2 miles to the ground, strapped to her seat and survived after she endured 10 days in the Amazon Jungle.
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I've served on non-profit boards and no one with a site like his would every get approved to be on the board of any other non-profit. Its not one post, one perceived insult, its the theme and the shear breadth of it that is the problem.
Any movement so weak that it has to bend over backwards to keep one guy on top has bigger problems than "cancel culture". Rather, it is its own worst enemy.
That, in a nutshell is why I have never gone all in on free software. Its not the idea, it is the people. Its the never ending in-fighting, tribalism, and conspiracy theories. Its really hard to trust products that come out of that swamp.
At every turn RMS chooses to put his poorly developed crackpot writing above his responsibilities in the movement he started and the position in it he clearly desires. He and his supporters are fine when people quit the board, rather than work with him, in fact they cheer it. Any criticism of him is immediately a Microsoft led hit job out to kill free software.
The world's most well-preserved mummy was found at the altitude of 6,600 in Argentina. She was a 15-year-old Incan girl who had been sacrificed to gods around 500 years ago.
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Almond milk was a popular medieval food item
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The most decorated infantry unit in US history was made up of Japanese-Americans during WWII despite being untrusted and their communities forced into camps.
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