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I just watched Eben Moglen's lecture Freedom in The Cloud from 2010. Even after all these years it's well worth an hour of your life if you're interesting in gaining freedom back. I'll promise it's not boring.

peertube.mastodon.host/videos/

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The blog post of Eben Upton also contained this interesting sentence "whatever we do next will of necessity be less of an evolution, because it will need new core silicon, on a new process node, with new memory technology."

The Raspberry Pi Foundation released the Pi 3 Model A+, a stripped down version of the Pi 3 Model B+ at a lower price. I always liked the form factor of the original Model A+. What do you think?

raspberrypi.org/blog/new-produ

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I refuse to use Netflix or one of these other mass data mining video streaming services. I installed and the libdvdcss library and started ripping my DVD's and copy them to my OpenELEC box. All this on DVD's is making this very annoying but it works so far.

More on DRM here: defectivebydesign.org/faq

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Write.as is now #FOSS! 🎉 We've named the software behind it #WriteFreely.

WriteFreely lets you self-host a single federated blog or a community of blogs. It's written in Go / #golang, it's lightweight, and runs everywhere -- even on a Raspberry Pi! (We tried 😁)

We just launched v0.1 this weekend, and v0.2 is already coming out early this week. You can try a full demo here: pencil.writefree.ly

Get started with hosting or find a permanent instance here: writefreely.org

Article 13 of the EU Copyright Directive is a disaster I wrote on multiple occasions but this time YouTube agrees with me. YouTube CEO in a blog post wants changes being considered for Article 13 of Europe’s copyright regime. The potential liabilities could be so large that no company could take on such a financial risk. My conclusion, if the largest video-hosting website can’t afford also many other services can’t bringing doom to the internet in the EU.

theregister.co.uk/2018/11/12/y

I opened the Watch Black today. Let's see if I can replace the battery.

Is there still hope for C.H.I.P, the cheap ARM based single board computer, or is it just old inventory that's being sold on Amazon?

hackaday.com/2018/07/20/the-c-

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Has anyone ever come across a decent photo management program? I have a lot of family photos that I'd like to organize (by person, location, date, etc). Picasa, as I remember it, was once good for that... but it's gone, and, well, it wasn't FOSS anyway.

A couple of years ago I made two amplifiers for my sons. Simple projects but I still love the wooden enclosures that I made. Now my youngest son wants me to add bluetooth and a battery which is a nice challenge to improve the simple designs. So last night I opened his enclosure to take a look at the components. The amplifier is a Sure Electronics AA-AB32131 while the speakers are Visatons FRS-8. Any suggestions for a replacement amplifier with integrated bluetooth?

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print designed on . Image is resized to about 200x200px and converted to negative with . made with my Hephestos printer using white PLA.

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This platform is just not grabbing me. Any tips from anyone? Am I doing it right?

Saw this link on Diaspora a web page with list of -friendly alternatives to that don't track you.

nomoregoogle.com/

3D printed lithophanes for my sisters company created with . Suffering a bit of oozing but I can clean that.

@alfred I'm having problems connecting with my browser to my Friendica account on Libranet.de. Sometimes it works and sometimes not or I just loose connection.

Ping and traceroute are fine. Tried, without result, other browser, other PC and OS and restarting my Fritzbox.

My ISP tellls me this is probably due to the fact that Libranet.de doesn't support IPv6.

Do you have any suggestions how to resolve this issue?

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