@aurynn not a single one
@aurynn careful, I might
@bremner I think I'm too solarpunk for that
@meena yeah, but they don't know if they work since these groups weren't in the clinical trials
"We're sorry, but there's just no data on the performance of vaccines in immunocompromised people"
Fine, I'll *make* data
Haven't ever had to mail my blood before but there's a first time for everything
@aurynn aw :(
@aurynn consider: speaking about it means people who didn't pay to play get the ~knowledge~ for free
@aurynn imho "look at this cool thing I did, perhaps you'll learn something" is not an advertising pitch
@aurynn I think you could give an overview for sure, not in-depth obviously
@aurynn talk about the work it took to build Cloud Island
(maybe leave out yeeting all the people telling you to run it on DigitalOcean foe $10/mo 🤣)
@njoseph lol a co-worker once told me Joy of Clojure killed their work book club
@josemanuel @njoseph I work my ass off. It is also accurate to say that privilege is a huge factor in being able to land the jobs I've had, and that my paid work is the main reason that I can make such contributions. It's further true that it probably took me an extra few years to get here compared to the average FOSS contributor because of who I am.
I've watched very smart and capable people be gatekept and railroaded because they don't fit in. Tech worker pay can be life-changing, and that can pose a risk to the status quo. Thus, it's mainly rewarded to those who fit the mold, even when others are far more competent but don't fit in, because they risk upsetting the system.
This view is coloured by my perspective as an immigrant to the US, where I've seen how the Silicon Valley venture capitalists shape tech, how in spite of my skills I am frequently set up to fail, and how workers in this country cannot opt out of paid jobs, often with large companies, because health care is attached to them.
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