ci.guix.gnu.org a few minutes ago: gonna take it nice and slow

ci.guix.gnu.org, minutes later: gotta go fast

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Free software is not enough: on practical user freedom

jfred.dreamwidth.org/479.html

Trying out #100DaysToOffload in the hopes that I'll finally be able to build a writing habit 🤞

local protest of death of George Floyd 

Local police monitored the Modesto protest (of the death of George Floyd and subsequent lack or delay of arrest of involved officers). modbee.com/news/local/crime/ar

I wish there was more transparency about the police's escalation plans and how it applies to spatially comingled groups (those engaging in civil disobedience versus those that throw things at officers).

Tor Browser 9.5 allows website publishers to advertise their onion service to Tor users by adding HTTP headers. When Onion Location is enabled, Tor users will be prompted to opt-in to upgrade to the onion service.

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@ao They have not stopped but it requires proprietary software. There's probably a societal comment in there about how those willing to use proprietary software can remain safe in their homes while free software people are forced to go outside.

Plus, grocery delivery seems like a type of risk shifting. The delivery person gets put at risk from going outside in my place. They're probably more at risk because they do a lot of deliveries while I have 1 trip. That doesn't feel right.

the idea in my head is a decentralized platform for not only recording garden events for trend analysis (i.e. oops I keep starting tomatoes too late) but attaching pictures/video/etc. to those events and sharing with friends. kinda like a structured version of the florespondence hashtag but for all garden happenings.

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I'm trying to move away from gmail. Are there any foss or ethical domain registrars people are using out there?

@cwebber yeah, there's no real viable alternative to twitch, youtube, etc. afaik. at least obs allows you to broadcast with free software and other free tools allow for viewing the streams.

@neauoire short term, decent masks and invest in indoor air filtering.

Long term, talk to my cardiologist about the potential affects with my condition and then start the move back to NZ.

$ guix pull

pulls in the documentation too. This is heaven.

"Sometimes I do an upgrade and I want to get the latest security updates,
but I also am not really available to burn through a lot of cpu time"

-- @cwebber

😂 issues.guix.gnu.org/issue/2660 I feel validated.

Lovely #OpenStreetMap folks at #36c3 --- find them and they will help you print a large scale map you can take home! :awesome:

FLUEPDOT! Amazing flip dot wall by @fluepke@twitter.com ! #36c3

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