So my Nextcloud proposal went amazing, and they are going to be moving forward with the build, with me as the system administrator!
Part of what I’m working on is putting together a documentation package that is specific to their use case to help employees learn the system and for basic troubleshooting.

Since I’m off work currently it’s a great project and source of income.

Never done any IT for a business before, family and friends sure, but this has a different weight behind it.

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Working on a proposal for my partners employer to host a local Nextcloud server. I pitched the idea in passing and their jaws dropped at how well it would fit into their business.
It’s beyond their IT staff’s skills so I would be building/maintaining it.

Exciting!

The worst part is that somehow all these boxes of pictures have been royally mixed up. So my best job of pulling duplicates out of the first 1000 still left me with 122 scanned duplicates. Which is about an hour of wasted time at the rate I’ve been going.

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Currently undertaking a big archival process of printed photos and negatives from my partners family.
Scanned 1000 of what I’m guessing is around 4000.

I love that inferior date formats are struggling this year, ISO 8601 for life!

For real like Bandcamp is exactly the kind of service we *hoped* the internet would give us: “hey, people make things, they set their own price inc. free, we provide the storefront, you buy it and the money goes to the creator, you get it in a DRM-free format and can play it however you want, we just make money to keep going & improving and aren’t a VC-funded nightmare company of rampant reckless growth that will do something nightmarish and implode.”

We need more media platforms like that.

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I like #blackfriday . I get emails from newsletters I almost forgot to unsubscribe from

The #tape collection. All the blanks and mixtapes I’ve collected. I love finding mixes made by someone else. #music

messenger, while operating from Switzerland, is now owned by a US holdings company. They also quietly updated their privacy policy to some very vague language. PrivacyTools.io got a response from Wire's CEO after questioning them about the news and it didn't inspire much confidence. As a result, PrivacyTools.io is no longer recommending the Wire platform on their website.

blog.privacytools.io/delisting

I wonder if finding this sort of aesthetic sexier than the designs cars have today means I'm an old person. :blobcatthinking2:

I know there’s a lot of Wire users here, what are everyone’s thoughts on the recent developments there?

Being removed from privacytools.io due to lack of transparency in their recently discovered sale to a US entity.

Looks like a lot of users are jumping to Signal, or less user friendly options.

Thinking about reworking my sites, and came across this in some icon research.

forkaweso.me/Fork-Awesome/

Loaded with FOSS icons. Mastodon, PixelFed, PeerTube, Liberapay. Very cool

Looks like an extra “many” popped in there. Oops!
Should say I float between many hobbies

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Hello (again) Fosstodon!

I’ve been away a little while but I’ve returned! Thought I’d do a little intro again.

I’m Wyatt, I have Aspergers and many float between many hobbies and interests. Lately I’ve been into cassettes, I love vintage audio.

Studied audio engineering school.

Big into open source, privacy and self hosting.

Very happy to be back!

De-googling yourself is ridiculous.
And thoroughly necessary.

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