Senators are asking ICANN to #SaveDotOrg from being sold to private equity firm Ethos Capital, saying that "the proposed sale of .ORG is against the public interest" https://www.warren.senate.gov/oversight/letters/lawmakers-urge-internet-governing-body-to-block-private-equity-firm-ethos-capital-from-taking-over-the-org-internet-domain-name-registry
I have a relatively new HP laptop on Windows 10 (for SolidWorks and a few other things I need for school) and about two weeks ago Microsoft kindly informed me that my hardware is not supported by Windows, so now I don't get any patches or security updates. Gotta love Microsoft.
One more reason why I use my 12 year old thinkpad with Linux as my primary machine.
Books: you own the physical copies, there's no subscription fee, they don't require an internet connection, their batteries won't die on you, you can share them with your friends without committing a crime, most people can rent them for free, and you don't need to subscribe to multiple streaming services to find the ones you want.
On December 31, 1995, Bill Watterson published the final 'Calvin & Hobbes' comic strip. For most of us, it was like watching our absolute best friend ever move to another continent! The hole in our hearts is still felt even now! https://t.co/i2ygP9RRPx
The recording of my talk today on the future of Internet regulation at the European Parliament is now available to watch.
Distro addicted college student who would rather research FOSS than do homework.
Not a CS major. If it's any hint, I like #FreeCAD
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