Looking to migrate away from Google but still looking for free/affordable replacements without the hassle of hosting them yourself?
There are many choices, take your pick:)
Feel free to add to this list if I've missed any good ones:)
PLEASE BOOST SO OTHERS WILL SEE IT!
The esoterics sell radioactive wearables that should "improve your health", but slowly give you cancer instead.
Amnesty International: "Trump has incited violence & intimidation, as he continued to refuse accepting election results. These are not actions of a leader, but an instigator. Trump’s embrace of white supremacist groups & extremists has further fanned the flames of chaos & violence we witnessed.
We have lost Arecibo today :( https://www.noticel.com/galeria/20201201/imagenes-aereas-exclusivas-del-colapso-del-observatorio-de-arecibo/
Drinking coffee or tea from paper cups may be seriously bad for your health
(submitted by rajnathani)
GitHub has removed the ability to access youtube-dl's source code due to a DMCA request by the RIAA
... The clear purpose of this source code is to (i) circumvent the technological protection measures used by authorized streaming services such as YouTube, and (ii) reproduce and distribute music videos and sound recordings owned by our member companies without authorization for such use. We note that the source code is described on GitHub as “a command-line program to download videos from YouTube.com and a few more sites.” ...
Micah F. Lee (EFF/The Intercept @micahflee https://nitter.net/micahflee/status/1319746131723628544?ref_src=twsrc%5Egoogle%7Ctwcamp%5Eserp%7Ctwgr%5Etweet
"RIAA blitz takes down 18 GitHub projects used for downloading YouTube videos"
HN discussion: https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=24872911
Censorship, propaganda, surveillance, and targeted manipulation are inherent characteristics of monopoly: https://joindiaspora.com/posts/7bfcf170eefc013863fa002590d8e506
RMS, "The Right to Read" (1997): https://www.gnu.org/philosophy/right-to-read.en.html
Remember that the RIAA is a bad-publicity-deflection cartel of its major members. These are:
Microsoft will adopt Google Chrome's controversial Manifest V3 (ad-friendly tweaks) in Edge. This kind of thing is precisely why we need to have more than a single browser engine implementation, and why Firefox is more important than ever.
Reweet/toot from Twitter:
@47deg: Mu-#Haskell 0.4 is now available! This latest update features:
More here: https://buff.ly/34ZyWZ7
Thanks to andremarianiello, @trupill, @FlavioCorpa! https://twitter.com/47deg/status/1316652546564542464/photo/1
When I moved away from Scala and got into Haskell, I couldn't believe how much easier Haskell makes programming for me thanks to its type system. This shift opened a whole new world for me.
Now I'm experiencing the same, but within #Haskell: seeing how #Yesod fails to utilize the type system, which leads to opaque and repetitve code in programming a #web #api, whereas #Servant provides structure, clarity, documentation and other via types.
Types for the win!
Chevron Is Refusing to Pay for the “Amazon Chernobyl”
(submitted by ciconia)
e Foundation has received a financial grant from SIDN Fund
to support the development of an integrated privacy center for #Android and improve PWA support in /e/OS.
Find out more here:
Read in Dutch here:
#privacy #opensource #yourdataisYOURdata
**Trump’s Real Record on Unemployment in Two Graphs**
"Donald Trump and his supporters routinely boast about his great success in reducing the unemployment rate. While the unemployment rate did fall to low levels under Trump, this was just a continuation of the downward trend that had been in place under Obama since 2010. Here’s the picture with the overall unemploy…"
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