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Fediverse: "Google is a monopoly and should be broken up!"

Google: "It has come to our attention that certain apps are being used for hate speech"

Novel, new, silly, & unusual activities can help lift your mood.

Usenet posting to comp.os.minix on August 25, 1991 Linus wrote:

Hello everybody out there using minix -

I'm doing a (free) operating system (just a hobby, won't be big and professional like gnu) for 386(486) AT clones. This has been brewing since april, and is starting to get ready. I'd like any feedback on things people like/dislike in minix, as my OS resembles it somewhat (same physical layout of the file-system (due to practical reasons) among other things).

FOSS Folks may be interested to hear the folks behind ReadTheDocs have launched EthicalAds. A privacy-focused ad network for developers.
(My brother is one of the founders.)

ethicalads.io/blog/2020/08/ann

Universities should strike any app mandates from their existing student commitments, and should pledge to not include them in future student commitments. eff.org/deeplinks/2020/07/univ

"If you want to see the fate of democracies, look out the windows."

— Mr. House

I need an alt account for all of my negative feelings...

We're proud to announce that we're now an ARM Ecosystem Partner!

More news on the subject (including a collaboration with @ArmSoftwareDev@twitter.com) coming in the near future.

developer.arm.com/solutions/in

If anyone wanted to try Linux for a long time, but just never had a good reason to - now is as good time as any to do this.

 “Solitude is dangerous. It’s very addictive. It becomes a habit after you realize how calm and peaceful it is. It’s like you don’t want to deal with people anymore because they drain your energy.”

The person who betrayed you is sunning themselves on a beach in Hawaii and you’re knotted up in hatred.  Who is suffering?

– Jack Kornfield

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