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9. Long press on the input box and press "Paste".
10. Press the "Go" button.
11. Locate the link in the Mastodon post and press on it.

We have to do better than this, people.

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How I view links from Librem Social (Tusky fork) at present:

1. Press the three little dots in the bottom-right corner of the post containing the link.
2. Select "Copy the link".
3. Press the square Android button to get the list of open windows.
4. Find Lightning and press on it.
5. Press the three dots in the top-right corner.
6. Select "New incognito tab".
7. Press on the URL bar.
8. Press the backspace button on the on-screen keyboard to delete "about:blank".

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...and haptic feedback in calls when receiving a phone call on the (as yesterday (social.librem.one/@agx/1035611), the audio is important)

@rah @purism

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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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Reading up on printer toner. "What the hell does triboelectric mean?"

Looks it up.

Absolutely amazing accompanying photo.

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Triboele

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I'm still waiting BTW, for Software Heritage to provide a way for a git repo not on github to be archived.

I've been waiting for years.

Currently the only way I have to get code into their archive is to get the code into Debian.

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i do not like the current internet term for works of creative output: ''content''

it is a term that denotes commodification and capitalist marketing

please stop devaluing the cultural importance of people's creative work by referring to it as ''content''
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veganism 

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I'm kinda irked that nobody gives credit to calagator.org/ for having been an open source alternative to Meetup for more than a decade already

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do you or do i know someone who i could consult regarding thermal design of Reform?

The witch hunt continues:

guix.gnu.org/blog/2019/joint-s

My first thought: this is exactly what they (those who attacked rms) wanted. Divide and conquer.

My second thought: how has Stallman's behavior over the years undermined the empowerment of all computer users?

My last thought: why didn't the people making the statement explicitly state the behaviour(s) they believe to undermine?

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Bank robbers used to burn debt documentation and it's absolutely wild to me that you could just do that in the 1920-30s.

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RT @gabriel_zucman@twitter.com

In 1950, the ultra-wealthy paid 70% of their income in taxes.

In 2018, for the first time, they paid less than every other social group—23%.

Terrific animation in tomorrow's New York Times. Thanks @DLeonhardt@twitter.com @stuartathompson@twitter.com!

nytimes.com/interactive/2019/1

🐦🔗: twitter.com/gabriel_zucman/sta

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UK, drugs policy 

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