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I jotted down some of the reasons why I don't use . I thought maybe some people may find it useful.

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Tutorial: Build a simple chat app with Site.js

I want to take you step-by-step through building and running a basic chat app using Site.js. It’s much easier than you think, so fire up a terminal window, grab your code editor, and let’s get started!

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Downtown Long Beach bus terminal is looking a bit lost.

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Da wäre ich gerne dabei gewesen: 😀
hat in Berlin einen Vortrag über das Fediverse und Friendica als Alternative zu kommerziellen Plattformen wie Facebook, Instagram und gehalten. Glücklicherweise sind aber die Folien und das Paper online:

#FOSS #floss 🚀 🙂

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Am I made of paper?
Cause I tear so easily.

Am I made of vapor?
Because I dissappear.

Do I have to have a reason?
For anything I feel.

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Congratulations to Xfce / Sean Davis (Xubuntu Technical Lead and Xfce Core) on the release of Xfce 4.14.


This is my daily workspace: and , altogether with . Hope I won't be too late for . 😆

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Joe calls Bob on the phone

Joe: I have an opinion.

Bob: Interesting, I disagree with your opinion.

Joe: WHAT!?! You're a bad person! -I'm going to call the phone company and have them block *every* single person with your area code from calling or texting *every* single person from MY area code!

Bob: What? Won't the affect literally thousands of people who have nothing to do with this conversation?

Joe: Yes. but... you made me angry😡

Bob: uh... ok ❓

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3 reasons for a false sense of security:

– reason 1: Legacy configuration and outdated security tips
– reason 2: No threat model
– reason 3: No checks and no monitoring

Don’t just assume security; actually check it.

#security #infosec #cybersecurity #falsesense #assumption #configuration #monitoring

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Something that's been bogging me for a while:

Why do we still need username/password for authentication ?
Couldn't we just have a key pair, and register everywhere with the public key?

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To support Press Freedom, we're donating our encrypted contact form Secure Connect to journalists. ✊😃 Here's why they chose Tutanota to offer a secure communication channel to whistleblowers:

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“The traditional powers of the government to search people’s things when they’re entering the country might make sense if we’re talking about a suitcase, but they don’t make sense with our cellphones and laptops," says EFF's @Adam_D_Schwartz

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Librem 5 Smartphone -- July Update.

So much amazing stuff going on. Including Calls, Messages, Web, Contacts, Settings, and more.

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Asking for help 

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Yay! 🎉 We've developed an encrypted calendar in less than 2 months. 😃😍You can already check out the beta:

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I want to tell y'all something I love about .

We're small (<1000 weekly users), but we have a *huge* team of moderators: There are six of us—more than the team a!

That means that we pretty much always have *somebody* around to moderate.

It also means that no one person speaks for the whole instance. We have a whole team devoted to enforcing our CoC. We might not always agree, but we're all working to make welcoming for everyone

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Through Sunday, you can get our black roots t-shirt, usually reserved for contributors, for a donation of $49. We have S-2XL available in both classic and fitted sizes. Write '49' into the other box on the donate page, and we'll reach out to confirm:

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