Oh iPhone and apple playing the privacy card; https://twitter.com/Shadow0pz/status/1168284101675298816?s=19
Finally found a solution to a long time problem of mine: not being able to change the audio output device on certain applications in pavucontrol/PulseAudio.
Solution: create a configuration file called alsoft.conf in ~/.config and enter the following:
New here? Remember that Twitter is optimized to make you into passive consumers, by en(r/g)aging you with content that you don't choose yourself.
Here, that doesn't happen. But it also means you're responsible to find people to follow.
It will take some work.
If you're willing to put that in, you'll find a wide variety of friendly people that will be happy to have meaningful conversions and laugh and cry together with you.
Start by searching and looking at who other people follow.
🎉 Ok, it's here! 🎉
The new fairtrade smartphone Fairphone 3 is now available to pre-order, with delivery in mid-September:
You can follow Fairphone on here:
It's made to be as ethical as possible:
💰 Fair wages all down the supply chain
♻️ Recycled material where possible
🕊️ Avoids conflict materials
🔧 Modular design for easy user repairs
It's €450 including tax and 2 year guarantee, available in Europe (incl UK).
I find it interesting how some streamers are migrating to Mixer, usually because Twitch moderators are inconsistent with their rules. It's too bad it's owned by Microsoft, just as bad as Amazon (if not worse).
Are there any good alternatives? I wonder if it could be possible to make a decentralized streaming platform?
as the heatwave hits both america and europe, this is a handy infographic to pass around
people who are elderly, young, or chronically ill are more susceptible to this!
many head meds (SSRIs, etc) make this more likely as well!
heatstroke can also come with confusion and other mental symptoms. if you see someone who is warm to the touch, not sweating, and acting oddly in this heat (especially if in categories of ppl at risk) - please help get them medical attention! heatstroke can kill!
..so now I have to find a pet sitter who would be willing to chill in a nice house with a huge garden 5 minutes of cycling from the city center of Amsterdam, in exchange for walking, feeding and petting an amazing dog. House comes included with food and a bicycle.
It's from August 10 until 16. Any pet sitters here?
Excited for tomorrow, heading to Germany for ESL One Cologne (CS:GO event). If anyone happens to be there let me know :)
There's some interesting CSS techniques here: https://mxb.dev/blog/layouts-of-tomorrow/
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