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Why #Medium is Not the Home for Your Ideas – by Rahul Chowdhury.

hulry.com/medium-vs-own-blog/

Host your own content if you can. Use free, open and federated platforms and protocols. Use #Peertube instead of #Youtube and #Mastodon instead of the #birdsite. Et cetera

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switching.software
Ethical, easy-to-use and privacy-conscious alternatives to well-known software
switching.software/
How to switch from goog, bezos, fb, msoft, twit et alia.
Some people still don't know. Help them out.

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Here's a threat to all FOSS-loving people you may not know about: XFA forms. Also just called "XML forms", this is a new feature in PDFs. If you try to open a document using this technology in a PDF app that doesn't support it, you will just get placeholder text telling you to use Adobe Reader. As of today, no FOSS PDF app supports it.

Imagine you get a new job, and before you are issued a company computer, they ask you to fill one of these out on your personally-owned box.

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@coolboymew @null0x0 The average residence gets an alocation of 18,446,744,073,709,551,616 ipv6 addresses. Saying "by the milions" is an understatement.
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@bclindner
1995: "The internet sees censorship as damage, and routes around it."

2020: "One shitty company had a bad day, now nothing on the internet works."

Ah, progress.

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I crashes to sleep so hard yesterday lol just woke up after sleeping at 8pm.

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What pixelfed instances do you guys suggest?

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I've joined the Profile README club and automated the process to display my latest blog posts 🎉 Here's a short write-up 👇️

darekkay.com/blog/github-profi

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FINALLY! Got enough of Partis ZipFS (Powerzip) installed that I can use the Zip drive to copy over SparkFS and the J233 hard drive image. Goodbye unreliable floppy disks!

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Server will be down for maintenance and upgrade.

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