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Made an AI to track and analyse every websites, a bit like a web crawler, to find and identify ads.

It is a list containing over 600 000 domains used by ads, trackers, miners, malwares, and much more!

gitlab.com/The_Quantum_Alpha/t

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I made this post this morning, and I'd like to make a followup: functional.cafe/@loke/10581317

I'd like to ask people here if anyone know of a good use-case for 5G. Something that would be an actual, measurable improvement compared to today.

So far I have only heard a single one, and that is that supposedly latency will be much better, making online gaming possible. What kind of latency can I expect to see?

Other than the ability to play fortnite on mobile (which, as far as I understand, people already do?), in what way is 5G actually going to be real gamechanger on the level of what marketing is claiming it will be?

@joacim

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"A much more complex world than what is shown in Blade Runner, which inspired it, and a more in-depth and realistic reflection of the dilemma insinuated by the replicants" -Nerdando
Help me finish Neofeud 2 by picking up NF1!
Itch:
store.steampowered.com/app/673
#cyberpunk #indiedev

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Retro game enthusiasts, may I have your attention please!? You asked for some RetroPie goodness, and I’m here to deliver it.

Read it at @VoiceHQ@twitter.com: voice.com/post/@jasone/retro-g

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Today's #app rain at @fdroidorg has 55 updates and 5 new #apps, some of them quite special:

* Jellyfin: DLNA Media Browser for your Jellyfin Server
* InviZible : a local proxy combining DNSCrypt, Tor and more
* BOINC: finally it's there! Use your device to help scientific research when it's idle
* KeyPass: a no-frills password manager
* GeoQuiz Foss: check your geographical knowledge

Also included: the update @Tusky already announced

Enjoy your (3377) #Android #foss #apps at #fdroid !

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EU + encryption + privacy 

21 people have signed a petition at the European Parliament to vote against the adoption of an EU Council's resolution to weaken encrypted communications. Read the Council's resolution here:
data.consilium.europa.eu/doc/d

Residents in EU member states are invited to support the petition here:
europarl.europa.eu/petitions/e

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Turning on the subtitles while children are watching television can double the chances of a child becoming good at reading. It’s so brilliantly simple and can help children’s literacy so much that we want to shout it from the rooftops!

turnonthesubtitles.org/

There’s extensive global research that shows just how effective this is and with the help of our wonderful partners – including charities, companies and famous ambassadors – it’s our mission to share the results in this simple message.

So now, along with our friends at a number of leading charities and universities, we’re encouraging broadcasters, policymakers and parents to Turn on the Subtitles.

We need your help too. Please share this message with anyone you know who has children or works with children – this quick, free tip can help make TV time, reading time.

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Call for #contribution

(policyreview.info/node/1541) for the #Glossary of #decentralised #technosocial systems (policyreview.info/glossary) - a project aimed at building a shared vocabulary on the social, technical,
economic, political aspects of decentralised, distributed or sovereign technologies.
We invite contributions on the emancipatory, counter-hegemonic, subversive potential of digital technologies at the intersection of
computer science, law philosophy, social sciences. The Glossary is a long-term collaborative project which will keep evolving over time,
enriched periodically with more terms and open to new contributors. Its scope is to build a foundational vocabulary for academic and
non-academic discourse on technologies, sociotechnical systems and practices of decentralisation.
We invite proposals for new terms in the form of short abstracts (max. 200 words) to be later developed into a short glossary entry. The
compiled entries will be collected in a special section of the Internet Policy Review. (policyreview.info/)

For expression of interest email to: v.ferrari@uva.nl - by the 21st of March

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People getting annoyed because Mastodon is not an advertising platform for influencers, in another "Mastodon is crumbling again" style article.

raccoon.onyxbits.de/blog/mastodon-social

Being unsuitable for advertising, and avoiding the shallow nonsense of Twitter is the better way forward. The more that irritates neoliberals, the more it's a sign that something is working.

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"I will slaughter you" - some emails penetrate even my thick open source maintainer skin. Like this threat.
daniel.haxx.se/blog/2021/02/19

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@bagder extremely sad to see that you are receiving these. You are an amazing person and upstream. Thank you for all the work for so many years.

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Framasoft is France's biggest non-profit organisation promoting free open software. You can follow at:

➡️ @Framasoft (mainly in French, partially in English)

Their website is at framasoft.org

They have developed major Fediverse platforms such as @peertube and @mobilizon, and provide lots of FOSS privacy-friendly online services.

#Framasoft #FOSS #FLOSS #Libre #FreeSoftware #OpenSource #France #French #Français #Francais #EnFrançais #NonProfit #NGO #NGOs

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Rocky Linux is a new not-yet-released distro created to fill the gap when CentOS stops being a stable community drop-in replacement for RHEL by the end of this year. But it's more than just that, and this was a really great episode to listen to:

changelog.com/podcast/427 (audio and transcript)

They're taking all the lessons learned from 20 years of CentOS organizing and open source community organizing in general, and applying it to the new project.
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Do you want to run your own Fediverse instance, but don't want to do the tech stuff?

✅ Managed hosting services let you create your own instances without technical knowledge. They handle the tech stuff behind the scenes, you do the rest.

Some hosts for Mastodon, PixelFed & PeerTube include:

:mastodon: masto.host

:mastodon: :pixelfed: :peertube: app.spacebear.ee

:mastodon: hostdon.jp (in Japanese)

#FediTips #MastoTips #Mastodon #PixelFed #PeerTube

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Google is a "cornerstone sponsor" of FOSDEM this year, which is being run entirely on Matrix, accessible on Android via Element, which has just been pulled from Google's Play Store. FOSDEM is in a week. This all makes perfect sense.

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RetroShare is an open source Friend-2-Friend privacy social network with mail, chat, forums, channels, file sharing with zero data on and servers - See retroshare.cc/

#technology #P2P #decentralized #socialnetwork #privacy #retroshare

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Hey @marove, schau mal, Du hast da irgendwas verpasst


♲ @craigmaloney@octodon.social: OK, time for me to make an apology.

I hadn't used XMPP for quite a while. While I liked it last time I used it there were issues keeping connections and the clients were less than stellar.

While the desktop clients for Linux are still a little shaky I can recommend Quicksy (thank you @Array for the recommendation).

I've been crabby when people recommend XMPP because I didn't realize that folks have taken XMPP from an early 21st century protocol to a joy to use.

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