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A very opinionated dictionary of technology terms.

GitHub (ShitHub)
Microsoft's primary method of controlling free software.
World Wide Web
An initially great idea that was quickly corrupted by capitalism, greed, and convenient overreach.
OpenBSD
The only somewhat sane operating system.
Linux (Loonix)
The most popular free* kernel. Overly driven by corporations, and has proprietary blobs.
Linux-Libre (Loonix-Libre)
A good idea, but not necessary with a good kernel configuration, and adds confusion of whether or not Linux is actually free.
Minecraft
A fun, open-world game ruined by Microsoft.
GNU
I'm still confused as to why this exists.
GCC
At least its not Clang.
Clang
At least its not GCC.
Rust
A good idea with terrible execution.
C
Fun, ubiquitous
Forth
Fun to play with, no real use cases.
Firefox
At least its not Chromium.
Chromium
At least its not Firefox.
Emacs
Everything including the kitchen sink.

Last updated on 2021-08-10./p>