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The word "climatarian" is apparently a thing now. It's a person who chooses what to eat according to what is least harmful to the environment.

Do we really need a word for people with common sense?

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Day 33 of the #100DaysToOffload series:

watch. It's a cool app, and it saves me more time than I like to think about. I wrote about it.


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#ShowerThoughts the (re-)decentralized net is in a similar place to where the internet itself once was. Before TCP/IP emerged as the universally accepted standard, there were a bunch of competing internets, using different protocol sets. A bit like XMPP, Diaspora, Zot, Matrix, ActivityPub, SSB, IPFS, SOLID etc. We don't yet know if the universal glue will be one of these, or something else entirely. It's worth keeping an open mind and learning about the pros and cons of all of them.

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On a more serious note: it might be worthwhile to use either of these:
- the %ed magic in IPython
- github.com/hanschen/vim-ipytho
- jupyterlab's code editor and a console
- full blown IDE

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: the fastest IDE in the west


PS: This is my first attempt at . Yay πŸš€. It went well, I guess? This video was powered by @kde, Vim, IPython, OBS and screenkey

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and owners of fediverse,

How do you serve your pictures and/or videos? I would be curious to know the specifics too.

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There's a doorbell notification sound when someone joins on Zoom, haha, I thought there was someone at someone's door :P

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RT @maxschrems@twitter.com

#HappyBirthdayGDPR?! 🀨

Two years after #GDPR - when we filed our first complaints, it turns out that not only are these cases nowhere close to be decided, but that the Irish DPC even "engaged" with Facebook on bypassing the GDPR...

⏩ More: noyb.eu/en/open-letter

πŸ¦πŸ”—: twitter.com/maxschrems/status/

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Brilliant project that tidies up public domain ebooks.

Gutenberg and Internet Archive are wonderful resources, but the texts are poorly formatted for actual use, especially on ereaders.

This is a volunteer driven initiative to bring these texts up to date with modern standards and make them look as good as possible on the page.


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Replacing Digital Capitalism with Digital Socialism

"Unfortunately, current legislative proposals by US legal scholars and Congress promote a capitalist model where "many Facebooks and Twitters" compete to capture data and user attention. This will not solve our problems.

... we cannot fix social media with corporate owners, proprietary technology, centralised clouds, and market competition. The master's tools will never dismantle the master's house.

A genuine solution requires digital socialism: a decentralised social media commons based on free and open-source technology, supported by laws and the public purse. The foundation is already set, but a popular movement is needed to see it through."


#DigitalCommons #DigitalSocialism #FreedomBox #Mastodon #LibreSocial #SocialMedia #ActivityPub #FreeSoftware #DigitalColonialism
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We aim to push down the price to a couple of $ / € for 25-50 GB in order to make it accessible for many people.
We are also going to offer a free tier too :)

Regarding the about-page - thanks for the report! We will investigate it!

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