I am maybe too optimistic, but I hope there's a shift in users' awareness with tech so that surveillance capitalism are forced to change their business model.
Not sure government interference will happen any time soon, but here's to hoping.

The best part of cli apps?

No gtk and Qt theme inconsistencies, which drove me mad!

Doc Foss :pclinuxos: boosted

Dear Foss Community, we need ONE decentralized IM platform with ONE great looking app for all platforms.
Element is close, Conversations is close, but not there yet. It has to be easy to register etc for non-techy people. To me it feels like a solution is years away?

Am I wrong? Please show me the light.

We also need foss solutions for the smqrtphone market, be it a phone, an OS and an app store. The world need this, but I know serious commitments are being made towards solving these issues.

Work Rant - Email 

Your colleagues, of three years, misspell your name THAT IS IN THE SIGNATURE OF EVERY FUCKING EMAIL YOU SEND THEM!

Doc Foss :pclinuxos: boosted
Doc Foss :pclinuxos: boosted

Hi nacro here. As a free software enthusiastic and a programmer I'm so happy to find a network like this. Have a nice day!

Doc Foss :pclinuxos: boosted

Hi all! I'm trying out this fediverse/mastodon thing.

I'm here mostly for (1) free/libre & open source software, (2) accessibility, (3) science fiction and fantasy, and (4) queer/trans joy.

Doc Foss :pclinuxos: boosted

Good goshly, I love Fosstodon! Sorry. Just had to get that out of the system.

Doc Foss :pclinuxos: boosted

#NoScript in 2020: you know, I would love to read this Bloomberg article but I don't know which of these 14 untrusted domains has the JavaScript that makes the page load.

Doc Foss :pclinuxos: boosted

If you wish to control your online identity and consider , please have a look at keyoxide.org instead :)

- fully
- and focuse
- no vendor lock-in
- no takeover \o/

Doc Foss :pclinuxos: boosted

... And the fun isn't over! Release 2.0.0 also introduces containers 🎉

docker run keyoxide/keyoxide

This one is for the promise of and building a decentralized network of identity verification!

For more info: hub.docker.com/r/keyoxide/keyo

Doc Foss :pclinuxos: boosted

When can we expect Mark Zuckerberg's announcement that he's running for President?

I can't help but thnk he'll eventually get bored with FB and all the data, and would like to use that power elsewhere....


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