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“””State-sponsored hacking has become such a regular competition that it should have its own Olympic category in Tokyo. Each country denounces the others’ efforts as a crime, while refusing to admit culpability for its own infractions.”””

The new mastodon client for iOS feels pretty great and looks good too!

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Good morning boys, girls, and enbies! Today is my birthday and I have a small birthday wish 🙏🏼

Throw a wee bit of cash at an open source project or maintainer that you love and benefit from ❤️

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elementary Developer Weekend is June 26–27, and the program is now live: we have nine excellent talks spread over the two days covering everything from UX and accessibility to improvements to Vala itself. Check it out, and mark your calendars! #edw2021

Rebooting my desk. I’m waiting for new hardware to arrive and I’m using that as an excuse the rearrange everything. Pretty sure it will end up in a wild combination of lights, mic, monitors, and input devices again. 😅

The last months haven't been easy for most of the business out there, but especially the smaller ones are impacted most at the moment. My cousin is running a small shop for equipment. So if you need a new humbucker or something like that, please consider visiting his eBay shop:
Thanks! Btw, he is sending parts all around the world constantly. So don't be afraid of having it delivered to anywhere but Antarctica! 😜

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I'm currently reading "The Unicorn Project" and just started "The Open Organization". I see huge overlaps in those two books and was immediately reminded of this quote from Satya Nadella.

There is a major version update to Salt on right around the corner. Version 3002.2 landed in the testing repo yesterday. Please check it out and take it for a test run to check if everything is still working.

This is freaking awesome news! But on top of that I would also like to see server CPUs, because it's increasingly not only about economics, but also about trust. I would like to have open source hardware, where you can see that the thing is manufactured according to the specs. And further investment in would be nice for that matter.

"EU Signs €145bn declaration to develop next gen processors and 2nm technology"

"80 cores running at up to 3.3GHz". That's quite nice! But I'd prefer to have that with RISC-V CPUs!

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My NAS got a proper 19” case. Not yet mounted in the rack, but hopefully soon!

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I've been on a podcast and it's not completely garbage. So if you'd like to know more about Uyuni and SUSE Manager go take a look at "The Mike Dominick Show":

And let me know if you've got questions. I'm happy to answer them or point you to someone who can.

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We pay to Steam, Netflix, Amazon prime, Spotify. But not to Wikipedia,, Librivox, Project Gutenberg, for our favourite Linux distro.

The huge asymmetry between corporate and community has not emerged naturally. It is a product of our choices of not supporting community oriented projects.

The short conveniences vs the long-term good. We always chose the former.

In face of surveillance capitalism, we must and must change.

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The @opensuse prototype could use some testing while it's in the Alpha build phase. The Jump prototype is testing a proof of concept about building the Leap distribution in an entirely different way.

The Open Build Service has a new notification center and it's really nice and useful! Thanks to everybody involved!

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