**Priyanka Chopra just took her winter fashion game a notch higher with latest look**
If two political parties explicitly had platforms of "Make things better" and "Make things worse", a lot of people would call it unfair that the Make Things Better party's policy choices are more popular with voters.
"They know they wouldn't stand a chance against us if they tried to make things worse all the time like we do, so they just bribe people into voting for them by making things better! So much for honor, principles, loyalty, and courage."
"Ce samouraï est un origami plié à partir d'1 seule feuille carrée de papier de riz Wenzhou de 95 cm x 95 cm sans aucune découpe créé par l'artiste origami Juho Könkkölä! Il a fallu deux mois pour concevoir et un mois pour plier [en savoir plus:http://juhokonkkola.fi ]"
I talk about leaving big tech behind a lot, but don't just take my word for it. Here's my thoughts on a Google employee who points out the dangers of relying on Google for all your data. https://chriswiegman.com/2021/01/relying-entirely-on-a-single-tech-ecosystem-is-bad-but-dont-just-take-my-word-for-it/
Found a very good comment on hackernews by berkes about the successfulness of opensource and especially the fediverse:
> The ecosystem is vibrant, healthy, and will keep growing. > > in my mind there will eventually be a tipping point,
Why do so many people insist on Growth and Largest, as metrics for 'success'?
My local pub is a success. They are not worlds' largest pub. My Mom and Granny don't go there. They don't have parties with millions of people crammed in the place. Etc.
My parents started asking me about privacy and security apps and website. I'm so proud of them right now lol
Make no mistake I recommended free and open source software
Henry A. Wallace: A fascist is one whose lust for money or power is combined with such an intensity of intolerance toward those of other races, parties, classes, religions, cultures, regions or nations as to make him ruthless in his use of deceit or violence to attain his ends. https://protestationblog.wordpress.com/quotes4/#quotenr4553
Big shoutout for #hledger, plain text accounting which can save large fees over conventional accounting software. AND at same time create sustainable access to data, rapid corrections. The alias function for account coding is awesome. Also the include function to unify or consolidate different data files is just sweet. https://plaintextaccounting.org/ and https://hledger.org
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