Check out Upland, a virtual property trading game. If you use this link, Upland will award you with a bonus for your first purchase r.upland.me/3Thw!

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I want to be able to tell my friends why is better than the birdsite, so I wrote a thing: "Mastodon Is Better than Twitter: Elevator Pitch"
codesections.com/blog/mastodon

I want this to be as persuasive as possible to outsiders, so I'd appreciate as much feedback as possible from Mastodon users

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that the documentation is not free enough (!) to be included in 's main repo (it's in the non-free repo)

I'm sure there are Good Reasons™ for that choice, but it still came as quite a surprise to me.

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I am posting this from Linux Mint, in a command line, using the ' toot ' client.

If any of you are interested in uber-lightweight, simplistic Mastodon clients this is about as good as it can get.

I'm half-inspired to toy around with writing my own someday

prospectors.io?waxref=ho1qw.wa

Just started playing this "Massive Multiplayer Online Real-Time Economic Strategy Game" where you can earn crypto (albeit slowly and indirectly).

Has anyone else played Prospectors.io?

Let's see if it's any fun!

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Updates of the green instance list are stuck and at the moment a daily update is not available!

HELP needed!
Here is the issue:
gitlab.com/moagee/greenfediver

The project is on GitLab now!
gitlab.com/moagee/greenfediver

Brave browser offers income via a crypto "BAT" (Basic Attention Token).

The concept of standardizing the value of ad time with a currency; how exciting!

Has anyone spent/traded any BAT?

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Fun fact, if you made 100 dollars an hour and worked non stop for 1000 years (pretend you're immortal) you still wouldn't have a billion dollars, now keep in mind that there are people who have over 100 billion dollars.

Launching "Atom" code editor for the 1st time!

Atom.io

Any tips or suggestions?

GOAL: basic website

New phone or tablet running Android?

Get rockin' quicktime with 174 FOSS apps in one place!

f-droid.org/en/packages/

Which Code Editor do you prefer?

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Dazaar is a network and marketplace for sharing, selling, and buying various datasets through a peer to peer network. Dazaar is agnostic to the payment method, supporting any blockchain or fiat payment processor. Dazaar supports any data format that can be represented using an append-only log data structure.

dazaar.com/

It's built on github.com/hypercore-protocol/ which is the evolution of the dat protocol. I've mentionned these before a few times.

#cryptocurrency
#p2p

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I don't trust any software that presents me the following two choices:

Yes | Not now

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Surveillance capitalism is the same as climate change, but for data:

- Some people have been warning about its consequences for years
- Most people don't care because they don't feel concerned, they can't see it affecting them
- A few companies are making a lot of damage with the help of governments
- When we will face the consequences it will be too late
- We can still do something about it, and the sooner the better

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If you're a developer and not an english native speaker, which language do you use for your development tools?

Please don't answer if you're a native english speaker, not to bias the results. Boosts appreciated :)

#translation #internationalization #i18n

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As Milton Friedman once said, the important thing is to establish a political climate of opinion which will make it politically profitable for the wrong people to do the right thing.

sustainability.aboutamazon.com

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FBI Expands Ability to Collect Cellphone Location Data, Monitor Social Media, Recent Contracts Show

theintercept.com/2020/06/24/fb

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I just discovered Greentooth, an automatic Bluetooth disabler for Android. It disables Bluetooth some time after the last device disconnects.

f-droid.org/en/packages/com.sm

Having Bluetooth turned on while away from home is becoming a major privacy concern for me, and I never remember to turn it off myself.

Coolest feature: Before turning Bluetooth off, it triggers a silent notification with a quick action that allows you to keep it turned on.

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Fosstodon is an English speaking Mastodon instance that is open to anyone who is interested in technology; particularly free & open source software.