Hm, I accidentally boosted one of my old toots, which I then deleted, but that deleted the original toot. It's gone 😐

Goal reached. I've been fastening for 48 hours. Am I hungry? Not really. Low on energy? No, just finished a 30' run. Will I do it again. Sure, has been challenged for 96 hours πŸ™‚

Salvaged these gems from work. Note the one from Mr Bourne himself. I flipped up a random page and learned that the 'nice' command can be used to run commands at lower priority, e.g.
nice cp bigfile newfile &

I've dodged Microsoft's telemetry updates for Win 7 so far, but now they seem to include it in the security updates.

Fortunately we've got FOSS alternatives like .

Have a look att Ubiquity's privacy policy:

"we may collect ... mobile devices, sensor data, device signals, device parameters, device identifiers that may uniquely identify your devices, including your mobile device, web request, Internet Protocol address, LOCATION INFORMATION (INCLUDING LATITUDE AND LONGITUDE), PERFORMANCE DATA, MOTION DATA, TEMPERATURE DATA, POWER USAGE DATA, AND ANY DATA OR SIGNALS COLLECTED BY THE DEVICES AS PART OF THE USAGE DATA"

Mind the router firmware.

There might be an anonymous device in your home, silently tracking your evry move on the network 24/7, harvesting personal information, reporting to it's master (and that's not you). Proprietary router firmware is scary.

I'm switching from Adobe Lightroom to Darktable. Seems very promising! But it's gonna take a while to remap the keyboard shortcuts in my head.

I need some Linux help. My (only) computer won't start. Linux Mint 19.1. Boots into emergency mode. Found this in the journal, and some more red lines.

Tried explaining mobile communications to my parents.

A coder is someone who turns coffee into code right =) Made some calculations about caffeine body levels during and after a day of work with four cups β˜• β˜• β˜• β˜• of coffee. The result made me think twice of drinking coffee after lunch.

Even a single cup β˜• at 9 am results in 20% left at bed time.

This should however not have been used in the first place by a privacy focused company...

Kudos to @protonmail for replacing Google code analytics with self hosted alternative in the latest Android app update!

@Tutanota What does your logo symbolize?

My interpretation is a S-ecure path ahead.

Every once in a while I get a notification of activity in this ten years old issue for the Chrome web browser. Each time I'm smiling. I love this issue. It's namely the original reason I switched to Firefox, and I'm certainly glad, for privacy reasons, not to have used Chrome for the last ten years.

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