DDG is changing my searches for PinePhone stuff to iPhone stuff :|

I went years without seeing the word "nothingburger" -- not sure I've ever seen it used before in fact -- and here it is in my life, twice in one week. That's a somethingsandwich!

@kyle Is there a way to send CTRL from squeekboard? (Using it on another phone...)

noticing an uptick in free software patches I'm receiving, as typically happens around thanksgiving and christmas

anyone else

This software, Nextstrain, is free software to aid epidemiological understanding and improve outbreak response, licensed under AGPLv3! github.com/nextstrain/augur

"We're very focused on working with new contributors to the world
of free software. We do this by breaking issues into pieces that
are only available to newcomers" -- and they emphasize
mentorship. Shannon Dosemagen on Public Lab's approach

While watching Shannon Dosemagen opening keynote at libreplanet.org/2020/live/ about free technology for environmental problem solving, I receive a spam message with subject: "Job Offer @ Exxon Mobil Company". Coincidence??

First keynote just started, watch at libreplanet.org/2020/live/

#LibrePlanet2020 is starting TOMORROW!!!! In just three very busy days, we've shifted gears to make it an entirely online conference. Get ALL the details here: u.fsf.org/30i

I get this weird nostalgic feeling when I see spam subject lines I recognize from the past but haven't seen in a long time.

Still getting travel deal emails from lots of companies. Maybe don't do that.

We just make the same mistakes over and over again. From the NYT corrections: "A caption...referred incorrectly to the character played by Boris Karloff in the 1931 film 'Frankenstein'. It was the monster, not Frankenstein."

"In it, they demanded records of all devices using Google services that had been near the woman’s home when the burglary was thought to have taken place." nbcnews.com/news/us-news/googl

Tips on getting around Boston on public transportation without using nonfree software: libreplanet.org/wiki/MBTA

"This code may only be used under the BSD style license found at" -- it's not copyleft, but it's not not copyleft

Theory: Many young people aren't familiar with the concept of copying/sharing a program.

Absolutely not okay that North Carolina State Board of Elections' "Am I registered / where do I vote" form is a Google Doc, requiring software usable only on Google's terms. Nobody should be encouraged by the state to use a particular company's product in civic processes.

"Tiki is, effectively, the LARP of the cocktail world—a sub-genre
wherein pirates are commonplace and the drinks are as dressed up as
their hosts." punchdrink.com/articles/new-sc

Not sure what I think about ethics of cloning in general, but someone needs to clone this thing right now: entertainmentbin.com/new-deep-

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