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Is your school forcing you to use Zoom, Skype, or other proprietary videoconferencing software to learn or teach? We want to help you stand up for your rights! Sign and share our petition, and tell us about your school:

@spla saps si alg煤 m茅s ja ha traduit el document?

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The Declaration of Digital Autonomy is a HUGE deal. We should make a big fuss around it.

I just finished a translation to Catalan. Join me in the effort to broadcast the message. Add your own translation.

Catalan version:

La Declaraci贸 d'Autonomia digital 茅s un fet MOLT important.

Just he acabat la traducci贸 al catal脿. Ajuda'm a difondre el missatge. Afegeix la traducci贸 a altres idiomes.

Versi贸 en catal脿:

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Molly de Blanc and I wrote a Declaration of #DigitalAutonomy, outlining the Principles of Digital Autonomy. We'd love to hear your thoughts:

Things I realized I don't need:

- Websites to "remember me"

I can just use my password manager to log in every time. I use "Site bleacher" (a Firefox add-on) to remove all the cookies so I'm always logged out.

Dealing with video embeds is not always easy. This is how I solved it for embedding Invidious videos.

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re: signal app 

While I'm at it, can we note that Outcry Driven Development is a huge resource drain on a user community? We shouldn't have to be constantly on the alert for a policy, code or legal, change that will become permanent if we don't scream loudly enough, fast enough.

That's tiring, emotionally painful, and a form of labor I'd rather not consent to doing. There are other ways to figure out whether users will find a feature troublesome -- like presenting its effects clearly, thinking through user scenarios, and asking enough of them in advance.

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I just registered for GUADEC 2020. I am quite excited about it, it will be my first one! Looking forward to learn more about @gnome

I am running UBports in my unused Oneplus 3T now. Tinkering is fun!

OH: "Cada uno en su casa, y Google en la de todos"

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I've noticed that a lot of people on here rock some flavor of linux. I'm curious to hear what distro people prefer, what distro you would recommend for a beginner, and if you load into a vm, dual boot or have completely replaced your origianl os

If your webcam seems slow in Linux when using it with OBS, Cheese, or other software, this post I just wrote may interest you.

Insomnia is an incredible free to Postman.

I cannot believe I am just discovering this marvel.

Free Software alternatives #3: Collabora Office (Google Docs)

Remove Google Docs from your digital life and move on to ethical alternatives.

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