I deleted #Reddit after watching The Social Dilemma and I've only tried opening the app 1268 times in the past 5 hours.
Breakfast and politics. Every now and then we have a “vote Sunday” in Switzerland where we get to vote in issues on the national, cantonal, and communal level. There are booklets explaining the issues, with pro and contra, and the websites of all the parties commenting on them. It’s up to each and every one of us to decide how deep we want to delve into it. I figure about an hour is enough. I usually consult the websites of the Green Party on the cantonal and communal level. #switzerland
And that’s another place where snaps don’t shine. They are slow. I hate that Chromium’s snap takes more than 10 seconds to load on cold boot on a freaking SSD, whereas .deb and Flatpak apps load in 1-2 seconds. Snaps are simply not fast enough to be default anything yet.
Exactly my thoughts, I like the idea, hate the execution, this wouldn't ship on Mac OSX or Windows.
I was catching up with a friend the other day that knew me when I was extremely religious. He asked me what changed. My time at Liberty University put me too close to how the sausage is made.
One of the required courses was Creation Studies that creates a false dichotomy of science verses religion.
This same logic applies to basically everything that impacts our society and why some people talk past each other.
This article matches my experience:
Current fantasy is to once again own a bowling alley.
The one I grew up in and wanted to save up money to eventually buy got dismantled when the charter school next door expanded into it.
I think bowling alleys die when they don't have a good community and people get addicted to the internet and isolated when they don't have a community.
Factoring my short lifetime of experiences, I think well run bowling alleys are the future again. There's so much good that can come from them.
Happy 25th birthday to Windows 95!
It's not Linux or FOSS of any kind, but its design metaphors heavily influenced nearly every desktop interface to come after.
It (or one of its later W9x descendants) were also the first OS for a large number of people, including the person writing this toot 😊.
To celebrate smashing 74 bugs last year with the Bug Smash Fund, we are running a special offer:
This week only (August 17-21), everyone who donates exactly $74 (must be $74!) will receive two mystery t-shirts + a pack of stickers from Tor.
Fosstodon is an English speaking Mastodon instance that is open to anyone who is interested in technology; particularly free & open source software.