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Privacy is the killer app of right now, and thats enough cause to convert

Yet this is essentially a defensive use, reclaiming something that should not have been stolen in the first place

But something else is happening, as well, so slowly its imperceptible, but its beautiful:

and friends have become a sort-of superpower platform, bringing (first to power users, but eventually hopefully to all) the true promise of computing 🤓

doesn't quite seem to work on my Android phone. Syncing is very erratic and hangs

Do people have a recommendation for a mobile app?

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«The exhortation “learn to code!” has its foundations in market value. “Learn to code” is suggested as a way up, a way out. “Learn to code” offers economic leverage, a squirt of power. “Learn to code” goes on your resume.
But let’s substitute a different phrase: “learn to cook.” People don’t only learn to cook so they can become chefs.»
I really like this blog post.

robinsloan.com/notes/home-cook

Via @aadil and @gueorgui 👍

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@feld @kev This is why I'd love to see a project like Lemmy see some success. I may even host an instance if they can get it to a point where it's feasible. I'd have to drag @kev along though.

github.com/dessalines/lemmy

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Always surprised to see the wide variety of cool people on the fediverse.

we enjoy the friendliness of instances and that's cool, but we should not forget that this is just a self-selection effect coupled with obscurity and small scale

given that online communities in some form or another go back at least three decades it seems that getting social right is a really hard nut to crack. people simply have less empathy when they dont see each other in flesh and blood

the privacy invading, click addictive megaplatforms of today add insult to injury

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Learn about the technology behind LibreOffice! At FOSDEM 2020 in Brussels, Belgium, LibreOffice developers and community members presented what they're working on – check out the videos: blog.documentfoundation.org/bl

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"Startups take on Google, Apple and put privacy first.

If you have an Android phone, and that's 74% of global smartphone users, you send 12MB of personal data per day to Google while the iPhone sends about 6MB"

Featuring @purism and @gael

dw.com/en/smartphone-startups-

kudos to the team. I have a monstrous feed collection yet searching / filtering works smoothly (while akregator used to choke 😞

feels like a magic door to somewhere but I don't know exactly where. Here running as a chaotic monk :-) The keyboard controls don't quite work on a small mobile but the symbolism is strong

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is a classic .

Nethack is an RPG game where the player is dropped into a randomly generated dungeon with enemies, animals, and items. The player's goal is to reach the bottom to take the Amulet of Yendor and bring it back to the surface. Along the way the player will have to use their ingenuity to get around various obstacles with the tools provided.

Website 🔗️: nethack.org/

apt 📦️: nethack-console nethack-x11 nethack-lisp

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It is 'interesting times' in . Software is eating the world and is eating software but this is not how it feels.

The main reason is (I think) the mobile revolution. It turned out the vast majority of people never needed a desktop, whether running or not.

The open source paradigm has not found yet a viable (self-financing) alternative to the mobile-as-surveillance model

I still have my mobile somewhere, a relic from a future that never was 😞

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Understand Group by in #Django with #SQL | Haki Benita

Great post 👍 Always have to search how these work 😁

https://hakibenita.com/django-group-by-sql

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My first hardware project ! Piano Stairs

Made with Raspberry Pi and ultrasonic sensors. It's not perfect(sync), but works alright (if you're lucky enough).

Here's me stress testing it :P

@Outoftune

Testing the first as I get started with the experiment. Will be reporting here how (and if) ideas turn into reality :raspberrypi: :python: :blobthinkingeyes:

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