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I deleted after watching The Social Dilemma and I've only tried opening the app 1268 times in the past 5 hours. :oh_no_blob: :oh_no_bubble:

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One of my kid's applesauce pouch flavors is "Berry Madness". Do I really want to be feeding him pure madness?

Is it madness for berries? Or madness berries? Or just an amount of berry flavor that is madness?

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Streamed a set to Twitch tonight using Mixxx, LeBiniou (open source jack aware visualizer), and OBS-Studio.

Feels good to be using only open source software :D

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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

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personal.jatan.space/2020/09/0

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.

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Exactly my thoughts, I like the idea, hate the execution, this wouldn't ship on Mac OSX or Windows.

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religion, politics 

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:
thedailybeast.com/how-liberty-

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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.

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I felt you tense up a bit before you clicked this, so I'm giving you a break this time. I hope your September is better than your August.

I'm pulling for you ❤️😊

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I think someone may have taken offence to my domain squatter post. 😂

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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 😊.

youtube.com/watch?v=a0s_Sqp9u_

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Facebook is now on the board of the Linux Foundation, which would be a bad sign if that board weren't already populated by Tencent, Huawei, Oracle, Microsoft, and Google.

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Today is my birthday and my wife got me one of these retro game things. It also comes with an RGB cable to connect to the TV and a controller. Probably only costs like £20 but I’m really happy with it.

The kids love Mario!

I also got the obligatory socks and boxers, of course!

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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.

donate.torproject.org/

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I hear crazy amounts of people who believe these microchip conspiracies.

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