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I recently learned about the phrase 'champagne taste on a beer budget.'

Which is a perfect description of my job interview experience with a few IT firms this week.

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Okay, finally got off the hook of Facebook. I deleted my account year and a half ago, but kept the Messenger associated with my number until yesterday. Although it was somewhat important group coordinating tool for my social circle, I gave it up.

Howdy @dustin, thank you for the repository that allows Homebrew users to install .

Today the repository referenced in Homebrew, github.com/dustinwilson/homebr doesn't exist. There is no obvious upgrade or replacement; Homebrew simply fails for any operations there.

Are we screwed? Is this some smooth transition, or a fatal breakage, or something else? Hope you're okay and thanks for being on Mastodon :-)

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@matt I am happy with Binarylane for hosting in AU, maybe you will be also.

@mike Look, if Pluto can be a proto-comet then anyone can chase their dream.

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“To state the obvious: This is insane. […] There's no real alternative to [manufacturing and supply from] China, except in branding.”

Fighting For The Perimeter: Huawei & The 5G Empire
stealthisshow.com/s04e16/

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Hi, new here 🕺

So, this is a toot... When you reply, is it a retoot?

Tooting 🤔

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My experience so far with Mastodon, in one easy command line:

$ make friends

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Okay, what about services specifically for organising a topic-based meetup group?

There is gettogether.community/ which is good at first look. Any better ones?

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Where's my Open smartphone ? The state of open source and Freedom-friendly smartphones is next up at the User Group talks on Tue 2nd July 2019 opentechcalendar.co.uk/event/8

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@rudolf @kelbot @jex I've had great experience with mullvad (paid) and wireguard. well worth it, especially when you're roaming :-)

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easydns.com/blog/2019/06/03/go

I really like the hashtag and expression. Like the Axis of Evil (also know as re-election campaign enablers for Bush the Second), but they make stuff convenient and easy while sucking your human right to privacy out of you.

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