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You know how I used to write a blog every week? Well, I'm writing a new post. Yay!

More coming soon!

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Our robot servant woke up at 03:00 toyay make us bread that would be ready to eat at 10:00

🍞 yay

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Protip: Don't write popular open source software. I've only been on Mastodon for about a year, and the amount of drama I've seen directed at @Gargron in that time is staggering.

Be nice to each other, okay? :blobcatheart:

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"Purism has a long history of giving back and working with upstreams and continues to release everything Purism authors under free software licenses in accordance to Purism’s Social Purpose Corporation Articles of Incorporation." #LibremOne

puri.sm/posts/how-purism-works

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Further proof that the NSA shouldn't be spying on US citizens. A 75% increase of unmasking of US citizens shows that the system will be abused.

wsj.com/articles/nsa-reports-7

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Think I may be looking for a new job soon. Anyone know of anything in the Dallas area, linuxy or salesy let me know.

Some people don't like this guy because of some of his views, but this is probably one of the best intros to Plato that I have seen. I studied the philosophers in college and never got as much from my $4500 college courses as I get out of this guy's philosophy videos.

youtu.be/b4KDxvz5D30

(Yes yes, it is YouTube)

If you don't like YouTube, here's the podcast link:

feedproxy.google.com/~r/Freedo

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If IRC is so good, how come there's no

IRC++

?

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We're selling my wife's excellent-condition Pixel (128 GB, white/silver) on Swappa! Check it out if you're looking for an excellent phone. swappa.com/listing/view/LRSJ13

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@poetgrant The musings and ramblings of @klaatu along with a great cup of coffee are a wonderful way to begin the work week. I cannot wait for next week's edition.

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It's a good time to send this app wish:

Someone please make an IRC or XMPP (or you decide) instant messenger for elementary. Show that poor usability is not inherant to these protocols!

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Had some people tell me that the mark as sensitive button in the compose toolbar is not obvious enough and would be better as "R18" than the crossed out eye icon.

Wanna get a feel for what others think about it.

It used to say "NSFW" originally but that's a suboptimal term for sex workers and also people who may not want to view certain stuff even regardless of not being at a workplace

#mastodev

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Apache Software Foundation now hosts its projects on GitHub. Is that a good or bad thing?

github.blog/2019-04-29-apache-

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@DistroJunkie asked me a question and I wanted to try out the polling feature.

So, of the Linux peeps, have any of you ever compiled your own kernel?

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Oh yeah, I have @klaatu 's Gnu World Order podcast downloaded and ready for tomorrow's commute. There will be coffee involved.

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