Something I am trying to be better at: analyzing how much I will use a given solution before spending a lot of time implementing and perfecting it. I want to spend more time on the things I will get the most out of and avoid spending too much time on things that are just because I find them interesting but won't ultimately get much use. boosted

"Do you have something to hide?" is a manipulative rebuke to those that use #encryption.

It would help us all turn this conversation around. Because, the answer is: YES, we do have something to hide.

Things that we should hide, and must question why a government or business NEEDS access to:

- Medical history.
- Sensitive conversations with employers, children, spouses.
- Billing and banking information.
- Purchase information.
- Web search history.
- And more...
@theprivacyfoundation boosted


Don't mind the resume, you don't want to become a robot do you?
beep boop bop!

PXE server runs fine! All machines are down for precaution now as we are having a bit of thunderstorm in the early morning. boosted

A friend of mine whose vision is compromised and who is more about the Arts and Humanities than STEM informs me she is struggling with #Protonmail.

I recommended Protonmail to my friend so I could write about a sensitive situation. We live far away from each other so i cannot set her #email client with #GPG.

One option i am considering is password protection.
How do you #encrypt or protect longer #messages with people who are not tech-inclined and have some vision degeneration?

Ubuntu 20.04 Diskless install with pxe boot and nfs file storage.
The client machine runs on Intel Pentium Dual core E5700 CPU, 6GB RAM and no HDD.
Server is a VM with 2GB RAM and 2vCPUs.

Updated my fingerprint TXT file to include my second android device. boosted

GitHub's mysterious secret user repos:

Want your own profile to look like that? Just create a repository that matches your GitHub username and create a README there.

Designing UI is hard especially for the first time using a proper UI tool. And then you have power cuts between the sessions aaaaaaaah!

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