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Today I got promoted to IT manager position after my proposal got approved by the management to use multiple open source solutions and replace propriety products the company is using.

Tests went well and they were happy with the services. I will be handling the migration and training for the coming months.

To thank the wonderful open source community I will be donating a part of my pay for the coming 3 months.

❤️ :opensource:

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Some interesting food for thought from @da when it comes to considering email service providers.

ctrl.blog/entry/email-identity

@kev Grav is fantastic! I have loved working with it.

increasingly it feels like global society is run by a few corporations, who, like children, refuse to clean up after themselves

I went looking for sea glass on a tidal sandbar and wrote a little about it. I'm trying to practice writing more :)
blake.earth/posts/travel/sea-g

grannyfruit and the citrus aesthetic 🍊🍏🍋

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@nebunez coffee and tea shops are always lovely. I like a little bit of clanking and chatter with a nice drink, so I'm right there with you.

This won't be a surprise coming from someone slowly leaving Microsoft, Google, etc., but as a , I won't touch . No control/ownership of files (& change/removal at any time), every action trackable, and another market for Google to slide into. No thanks

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You can avoid #YouTube's weird algorithms and broken subscription system by subscribing to channels through RSS instead. You don't need an account, just a feed reader.

Put the channel's username in this address:

youtube.com/feeds/videos.xml?u

You can then add this RSS address to your feed reader app.

For example, OnePotChefShow's RSS feed is:

youtube.com/feeds/videos.xml?u

You can also make RSS feeds from channel IDs (strings of letters and numbers):

youtube.com/feeds/videos.xml?c

#RSS #BringBackRSS

@jordan31 yep, it's Brave. Hoping they fix it soon, but it's under a low priority right now. Check this issue: github.com/brave/brave-browser

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