For those in the US celebrating July 4th, consider declaring your independence from online tracking and the harms it brings (filter bubbles, discrimination, manipulation, etc.).
Original tweet : https://twitter.com/DuckDuckGo/status/1279411401598132224
Google has a shady competition & data protection past. Now it wants to buy @Fitbit.
Add your voice and demand that the @EU_Commission blocks this deal!
Sign the #NotOnOurWatch petition:
Join us for You're A Wizard, Usysconf! hackfest tomorrow (Sat. July 4th) at 1400 UTC. Bryan and I will both be working on usysconf, where Bryan will be working on state tracking and dependencies and I'll be working on a dconf parser and transition utility.
Repost from our old account and about an hour ago:
Here we go, sync is now underway! If you missed our blog post on the updates coming to the stable repo, check out our blog post at https://getsol.us/2020/07/01/usysconf-rewrite-and-major-upgrades-roundup-16/ 🚀
As a reminder, make sure to do a complete upgrade and please be patient with downloading all the updates! 🙂 #Solus
The "Automate the Boring Stuff with Python" course on Udemy is currently free with the coupon code JUL2020FREE. Here's a link:
I've seen lots of posts and opinions recently about how email is broken, mainly due to (I think) the rise of Hey.
Here are my thoughts...
Genius. They wrote a script to make a PDF look like it's printed, signed, and then scanned again. Because digital signatures are still not accepted in many places while a signed and scanned printout is.
This is hacking bureaucracy. I love it!
RT from Star Labs (@starlabsltd)
Original tweet : https://twitter.com/starlabsltd/status/1277648025528213505
@z428 Oh and I forgot to mention Plausible Analytics, who are new and getting their open source based business off the ground. Just a little over a week ago @markosaric announced they've just hit $1,500 MRR. He also posted some of his thoughts on open source based business on the Plausible blog: https://plausible.io/blog/open-source-funding
Day 58 of the #100DaysToOffload series:
Just whining. Don't mind me.
If #Google knew everything about you, they would’ve stopped listening to everything you say.
Be an active participant in your goal to remain private.
Avoid #surveillancecapitalism by choosing to make (sometimes difficult) decisions. Give your money to better companies with products that respect you more.
Today @markosaric 's plausible review.
I have been using Linux as a daily driver for a few years now, currently using #gentoo.
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