What a beautiful #sunny day to #RUNBSD. βœ¨πŸ™‚
Check out #FreeBSD, #NetBSD, #OpenBSD and the many other #BSD operating systems! If you're used to #Linux, you might wish to look at other #free and #opensource OSs. πŸ‘©πŸ»β€πŸ’»

i dont know who #bsd is but i hope they are freed #freebsd

So, if you need another reason to get Alexa out of your home or keep it out, here you go:

"Amazon employees are listening to, transcribing and even joking about the private conversations customers have with Alexa on their smart speakers." thetimes.co.uk/article/amazon-

The current technological industry wants to normalize cloud computing, but did you know you are losing ownership of your software and freedoms in the process?

Mozilla's Notes taking 80MBs of internal storage on Android. To sync notes.

Interesting...
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This is the Raspberry Pi Mini Laptop that We Want

In the seven years since the Raspberry Pi was first launched to an expectant audience we have seen many laptops featuring the fruit-themed single board computers. Some of them have been pretty jaw-…

hackaday.com/2019/05/14/this-i

Palestinians set to march across occupied West Bank and Gaza Strip, putting Israel on edge amid Eurovision festivities. www.aljazeera.com/news/2019/05… #AlNakba #MiddleEast #Israel #Palestine #Israeli–Palestinianconflict

If you want my movie recommendations, I just published them online!

adrian.geek.nz/movies.html

I'm so wishing the next "must-watch" show will not use DRM, after that this might not be such a struggle.

Found this via birdsite via :
Behind the Scenes - ESR Reads from Ed Mastery
youtu.be/ndg-4eP9t74

We'll be on the air tonight at 19:00 EST. Listen live on 99.5 FM in New York or at wbai.org/playernew.html

@starbreaker @mirzaba You can even theme your ed(1) if you want. You like blue on black?

$ tput setaf 4; ed file.txt ; tput sgr0

Prefer teal on gray?

$ tput setaf 14; tput setab 7; ed file.txt ; tput sgr0

Or perhaps you just want a color prompt?

$ ed -p"$(tput setaf 4; echo -n '*' ; tput sgr0)" file.txt

Mozilla is shutting down their IRC servers and moving to Discord, a proprietary chat service.

Hey Mozilla, aren't we forgetting something here? Our very own "Mozilla Pledge for a Healthy Internet” states:

> Principle 2 The internet is a global public resource that must remain open and accessible.

> Principle 6 The effectiveness of the internet as a public resource depends upon interoperability (protocols, data formats, content), innovation and decentralized participation worldwide.

You don't have to use Google Play on your Android phone.

There's a free open alternative app store called F-Droid, which is much more privacy-friendly, and which you can install yourself relatively easily.

There's a simple instruction guide for beginners on switching.social:

switching.social/ethical-alter

There's a much more detailed guide by @IzzyOnDroid here:

android.izzysoft.de/articles/n

You can follow the official F-Droid account here:

@fdroidorg

#FDroid #GooglePlay #DeleteGoogle

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