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I'm working for a big tech company in California. Yesterday all employees received an email from our security guys.

We have to deactivate all personal assistant gadgets (like Alexa) during worktime in the homeoffice.

They have evidence that these gadgets are recording audio from conference calls.

Nothing new to me but notable that I've got this order.

ok seriously so all the keycaps just came in. these are custom MBK by FKcaps

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Never thought I’d watch NASCAR but my kid loves it so now I need to know who will win Daytona 😂

And the internet still works fine. Such functional, no call spam, hmmm

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I’m in between phones right now, so I don’t have a activated phone. I’m wondering if it’s worth activating at all... I literally get no phone calls I care about

Getting more comfortable running Manjaro on daily driver and Arch on a test laptop that I might be ready to wipe the daily driver and try out Arch full time.

Why does coffee always smell better than it tastes?

making the OLED screen in the MNT Reform keyboard accessible from Linux

So I don’t think snow days are a thing anymore. What the hell.

I am sad to report that Milano cookies are crap now.

I want to make sure this is clear to all. is open to having people join our instance. The creator and admin of our instance is me, Ikora. I'm a black femme, but you don't have to be to join us. We are creating a community space based on restorative justice principles. So, yes, everyone is welcome! But, it's in context, right? Unearned advantages will be addressed and acknowledged. We won't be gaslighting each other. Listen to experience, etc. Join me if you want to help. <3

We're going to try a screen-free day after work today. We probably spend a lot less time with any screen than the average person already, but it would be nice to try it out anyway. We're thinking of making it into a weekly thing.

Have any of you tried it?

Figured out how to get all devices working over my Thunderbolt 3 dock in Linux, which is neat.


Let's get to a place where normal functioning of government is not ALL CAPS newsworthy, mmk?

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uspol headlines are losing their ever-loving minds. "BIDEN MOMENTS AWAY FROM BEING SWORN IN." "BIDEN WILL BE SWORN IN AS 46TH PRESIDENT."

Back on Manjaro unstable after 4 months and doing a full upgrade. 🤞

Pretty much exactly a year ago I started my course at the FabAcademy. Today I mounted the last keys, and next week I am presenting my final project!

The keyboard looks amazing, now all that's left is actually use it ;)


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