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Do you need a DNS server without censorship and for privacy?

@digitalcourage runs a DNS server located in Germany that doesn't log normal user requests:

👉 2a02: 2970: 1002: 0: 5054: 8aff: fe12: db49
👉 Encrypted requests DNS-over-TLS (German)

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Hi everyone at ! New year, new instance. I moved here from to see how it works.😀

I am Team , supporter, Angel & member at User Group .


100 days ago, the new Green-Red coalition in #Munich adopted the principle of 'Public Money? Public Code!' to guide their procurement of software. Now, we take a look at the first activities undertaken for the use of #FreeSoftware.

reduce your ableist language (contains examples of same) 

There’s a *lot* of ableist language in common parlance. These words and similar ones exist as slurs towards neurodivergent folks in particular. Try pushing yourself to replace/eliminate them.

crazy, insane, mental ➡️ wild, surprising, hectic
dumb, stupid ➡️ foolish, silly
idiot, moron, dumbass ➡️ bigot, asshole, fool

In addition, you are encouraged to think through what you’re trying to say better, and address what the real issue worth criticising is. And if you can’t rephrase it, maybe it didn’t need to be said at all.

The release of @opensuse Leap 15.2 brought several newer technologies to the distribution along with updates from the @kde @gnome communities. Find out how the release came together and where the distribution is going!

Q-Anon and Trumpsters have landed on Mastodon. The "" instance is hosting the account. I blocked the account and the entire domain.

Please, let's keep this cancer out of the Fediverse. Let them have their stupid Gab and Parler.

What is the Small Web? by @aral

« On the Small Web, we do not have the concept of “users”. When we refer to people, we call them people. »

2020 gets... oh no, this time it is something positive, don't worry :D They have constructed a Bose-Einstein-Condensate on the International Space Station.

This chilly substance was initially theorised by Albert Einstein and Satyendra Nath Bose in the early 1920s as the fifth state of matter, following solids, liquids, gases and plasma. It is a supercooled gas that no longer behaves as individual atoms and particles, but rather an entity in a single quantum state.

“This is pretty remarkable because this gives you a macroscopic-sized quantum mechanical object,” says Maike Lachmann at Leibniz University Hannover in Germany.

Exotic fifth state of matter made on the International Space Station

Manchmal liegt die Lösung direkt vor der Nase aber man kann/will es nicht sehen. Mit #IONOS und #Nextcloud hätten wir lokale Unternehmen welche unsere Schulen fit für die Zukunft machen könnten. Stattdessen verkaufen wir unsere Schüler, Lehrer & Eltern an #Microsoft.

Fun fact: Während wir Europäer den Amerikanern blind hinterherlaufen weil es angeblich keine Alternativen gibt verbieten diese TikTok aus Datenschutzgründen. 🤦‍♂️

#Schule #Bildung #BaWü

I successfully completed a BIOS Update on a @Dell Latitude E6440 on #Linux. It just didn't REQUIRE Windows. Thanks Dell for making this easy!

-remember, daughter: destroy authority, not the planet.
-yes, mom.

This is part of a message sent by astronomers in 1999, addressing aliens in the Cygnus constellation. They felt this could be sufficiently universal that it would be understood.

Can you figure out what this means?

I'll give the correct answer in the reply to this message
Bei Telegram treffen verunsicherte Menschen auf Verschwörungstheoretiker, Weltuntergangspropheten und Rechtsextreme. Viele radikalisierten sich in der Corona-Krise - das zeigt eine Analyse von NDR und SZ. Von Svea Eckert und Peter Hornung.
Analyse: Wie sich Verschwörungsmythen auf Telegram verbreiten

Added links to Lebanese Red Cross donation app on iOS & Android to unofficial mirror of critical information at:

Wire Transfer instructions for donations also mirrored.

Original LRC site:

CC @RedCrossLebanon #Lebanon #Beirut

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@imgn Well.... It also, though, might be a sign that, reaching a certain size, FLOSS needs a more professional stance that goes beyond doing a spare-time project to write a piece of code then and now. It needs structures, organisation, planning and probably budget too.

I wrote a short script that downloads YouTube videos from channels I like so I can watch them wherever I want, whenever I want, and with whatever media player I want.

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