I had a gmail address I created for communications with a customer when I was doing freelance work. I hadn't used it for 9 years so I figured it was time to delete the account. But I wanted to download a zip archive of messages first. Well, Google produced the zip file but I was never able to download it for some security issue. Of course Google wanted more personal info from me before I could download. 🙄
So f... the archive, I deleted the account. Oddly that was not a security issue. 🙄
A real life Bobby tables! Someone registered a custom car license plate "NULL" and got assigned every speeding ticket where the image processing system was unable to determine a plate number.
Today my software baby, Kup, moved from github to a new home on KDEs servers. Happy day!
#NASA Says Earth Is Greener Today Than 20 Years Ago Thanks To China, India
> In contrast to the perception of #China and India’s willingness to overexploit land, water and resources for economic gain, the countries are responsible for the largest greening of the planet in the past two decades.
> #India continues to break world records in tree planting, with 800,000 Indians planting 50 million trees in just 24 hours.
I just got my first payment from #trine where I have been investing in loans used for solar panels in rural Africa. Making money for doing something nice for our planet almost seems too good to be true. Getting around 6% interest on most loans. Spreading the investment over many loans helps to keep the risk lower. Cool stuff!
"Stop using chrome, and well, Google in general. Find some awesome replacements!
➡️ Chrome >> Firefox
➡️ Gmail >> @protonmail
➡️ Drive >> @nextclouders
➡️ Docs: @libreoffice w/ @CollaboraOffice
➡️ Search: @DuckDuckGo "
Reading about Antergos closing shop on reddit and realizing people on reddit are morons.
"Baaah! Fragmentation is bahd they will do what I say now instead"
This is FLOSS, there is no "fragmentation", just people doing something (like the Antergos devs) or people NOT doing something (see: "everyone on reddit")
Running WebAssembly on the Kernel with Wasmer, https://medium.com/wasmer/running-webassembly-on-the-kernel-8e04761f1d8e
This is huge! One can write a C, C++, Rust, AssemblyScript, Swift… program, compile it to WebAssembly, and run it on the kernel!
10% speedup on a tcp echo server over native code!
#GNU Guix 1.0.0 released
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