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Living in the #Netherlands?

Sign this #petition to the #Dutch Government with a plea for fair #education in the classroom and to keep children away from #privacy-infringing #SurveillanceCapitalism platforms they (and their teachers) are forced to use.


Yesterday at one of the last free spirit sanctuaries in my city. Drank a beer and enjoyed the weather. If you ever visit Utrecht (Netherlands) make sure to visit the Nijverheidskade and drink something at one of the bars.

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🎉 #Fediverse turns 14 today! 🎉

Here’s a fun little quiz to celebrate the occasion:

Please share your results!

#FediQuiz #HappyFedi2U #Fediverse14

Flash delivery opinion 

Flash delivery like Gorillas and Zapp, the current darlings of capitalism, with their 10min delivery times are destroying the bicycle culture of cities. Taking the public space with their horrible dark stores and the always in a hurry deliveries. Adding another headache to my city together with food delivery and mass tourism.

Simultaneously it destroys the image of the as a symbol of .

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Brilliant comic from Leah Elliott, a comic artist and digital rights activist. The comic exposes the surveillance platform Chrome in a way that can be understood by anyone. Ironically Leah used the same style of the comic that was published in 2008 to introduce Google when in was launched.

A German version of the comic is also available on the contrachrome website.

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folk, have you tried v0.20dev yet and if so what are your impressions?

Solvespace Version 3.1 RC1 is available for download. An important new feature is the possibility to link to STL files in assemblies and do booleans with them.

Solvespace is a FLOSS 3dcad program available for Linux, OSX and Windows.

Comparing ram and cpu usage of and on low spec hardware video by DolphinOracle. I was surprised to see that in some scenarios MX21 performed better.

I was using the YouTube app on Android yesterday. Hadn't used it in a long time. What a nightmare that has become. The home screen is filled with ads and shorts I don't care about. Not to mention the in-video ads. How can people stomach that. I'm so glad we have .

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Not surprised to read that #ElonMusk likes #China's toxic #996 work culture just as much as he hates labor rules and unions.

Well, you would not become the world's richest man by being a real philanthrope, right?

Do not buy #Tesla.

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Can somone reccomend people that post #memes? I want to fill my #Pixelfed timeline.

I made a slight optimization to my clothes peg (or clothes pin) design providing a wider opening and a narrower beak when closed.

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Hi everyone o/

Funkwhale 1.2.5 is here! This update fixes an issue with channel pages and introduces a couple of other small quality of life improvements. Check out our blog for more details!

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@ericbuijs Hi, I don't know if you noticed this announcement, I believe you were wondering about open source bike computers not long ago.

How wild boars, attracted by all the waste and food in the city, 'steal' food from woman on a parking lot in Italy.

More and more I use the search of Mastodon and Lemmy to find information or an opinion before using a search engine. Another example how the can work in unexpected ways.

Printing another hook. It appears I can't have enough of these. This is one is to keep some spare bicycle tyres off the ground in our shed.

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