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One of my favorite jokes is about a socialist who's just joined a nudist colony. He sits down next to someone and tries to strike up a conversation: "So, have you read Marx?"

"Yes," replies the other nudist irritably, "it's these damn wicker chairs."

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Also, if you prefer to still follow twitter users without an account and without using a bot mirror for mastodon, you can use #Fritter, a pretty decent client for Android that doesn't need an account to work, available on f-droid

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For newbies here like me, a very good explanation of what is #Mastodon and the #Fediverse

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✨️ I made a thing! 🎉️

Check out my brandnew webcomic, "Contra Chrome":


Subtitle: How #Google‘s browser became a threat to #privacy and #democracy.

Featuring Shoshana Zuboff, vegan Piranhas, and everything you ever wanted to know about #Chrome but were afraid to ask!

Read and download for free – hope you like it! 😊

And if you do, please spread the word! :boost_ok:

#comic #comics

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Thanks to @NLnetFDN and @NGIassure, the desktop version of Briar will get groups, forums and blogs. It will also run on Windows and MacOS.

I wrote another article about Briar so people know about a decent way to communicate in emergencies.

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#FollowFriday / #FF recap of this week's recommended follows:

🌟 @gancio - Libre online community calendar with Fediverse support

🌟 @veloren - FOSS open world RPG with online multiplayer support, sort of Breath Of The Wild / Minecraft hybrid.

🌟 @sergeaus - Skilful Australian photographer

🌟 - German Government's official Mastodon instance

🌟 @wikihow - Randomly combined WikiHow images and titles

🌟 @gxabbo - Videos about languages, especially Esperanto

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If you work in product, content or UX design, accessibility is part of your job.

Not someone else’s.

Pass it on.


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I've been able to get my hands on the #TruthSocial source code (they do have a link to it on their website, although their website is not accessible to me).

They have disabled federation features. I absolutely expected that, just confirming it for others. It is just another walled garden.

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Veloren is a FOSS open world multiplayer RPG, sort of like a cross between Breath Of The Wild and Minecraft. You can follow the official account at:

➡️ @veloren

It's available for Linux, Mac and Windows from the official website at

Veloren includes online multiplayer options, and you can host your own server if you want to.

#Veloren #FOSS #FLOSS #Libre #FreeSoftware #OpenSource #Gaming #Games #Game #VideoGames #VideoGame #OpenWorld #Voxel #RPG #RPGs #SelfHosting

Are there any battery powered WiFi AP portable hard drives with just an HTTP/FTP file server and a lite Linux OS? Or instructions to build one?

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Safari on macOS 15 and iOS/iPadOS 15 seems to have a serious security issue:

I would suggest switching to a different browser, but on iOS/iPadOS devices that's impossible, as far as I know -- any browser there is just a skin on Apple's Safari, because Apple bans all other rendering engines:

So, instead I can only suggest switching to a different phone. 🤷‍♀️

#InfoSec #Monopolies

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"Are you a rockstar/ninja/unicorn developer? Come join us!"

submitted by 1ByteIdiot

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Our Favourite Free/Libre & Open Source F-Droid Android Apps (reclaim your privacy & freedom!)

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💬 "I think there is a world market for maybe five computers."
🗣️ Thomas Watson, president of IBM, 1943

💬 "There is no reason anyone would want a computer in their home."
🗣️ Ken Olsen, founder of Digital Equipment Corporation, 1977

💬 "I predict the Internet will soon go spectacularly supernova and in 1996 catastrophically collapse."
🗣️ Robert Metcalfe, founder of 3Com, 1995

💬 "People don’t want to run their own servers, and never will."
🗣️ Moxie Marlinspike, founder of Signal messenger, 2022

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