Call for feedback and experience from Blind or Partially sighted #OpenBSD users: https://marc.info/?l=openbsd-misc&m=155749719520339&w=2 @qbit
The Agat 4, an Apple II clone that was the most popular PC produced in the Soviet Union. https://gameraboy1.tumblr.com/post/184886160939/appendixjournal-the-agat-4-an-apple-ii-clone
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." https://www.thetimes.co.uk/article/amazon-listens-to-conversations-through-alexa-qh328jlw0
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? #NoSaaSS
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-…
#15yrsago Read this and understand the P2P wars https://boingboing.net/2004/05/15/read-this-and-unders.html
If you want my movie recommendations, I just published them online!
I'm so wishing the next "must-watch" show will not use DRM, after that this might not be such a struggle.
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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:
There's a much more detailed guide by @IzzyOnDroid here:
You can follow the official F-Droid account here:
uNiX sNo(0)b who slowly learns to navigate the UniXverse.
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