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I am here because I love Gnu/Linux and its philosophy. I am using it since I have installed it on my first computer in 1998. I used to buy computer magazines and they used to have program CDs or Floppies. One day I saw a program called Slackware Linux and it changed my life. #introductions

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Since I deleted my Instagram, I still reflexively tap on the location of where it's app-icon used to be. That indicates just how addictive these apps are.

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"Google Maps knows everything," says @SebMeineck. "Ask yourself how much personal data you’re willing to sacrifice [for] convenience."

At DuckDuckGo, we offer a private alternative (for business lookup, route planning, etc.): spreadprivacy.com/duckduckgo-s
vice.com/en/article/3an84b/six

Original tweet : twitter.com/DuckDuckGo/status/

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Another Linux app I use pretty much every time I deal with images is ImCompressor.

Pretty, easy to use, works very fast and reduces the image size by a lot! I just compressed all these images with it. It took 5 seconds in total.

flathub.org/apps/details/com.g

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A coalition is asking EU citizens to petition for a ban on biometric mass surveillance, demanding:

• Transparency into facial recognition
• An end to discrimination & unfair treatment
• End using the general public as mass surveillance test subjects

reclaimyourface.eu

Original tweet : twitter.com/DuckDuckGo/status/

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Holocaust 

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And remember kids, if anyone tells you to implement DRM, tracking software, anti-patterns, gambling apps disguised as social media, and so on - you tell them to "FUCK OFF". If you get fired over it (and you might not, for the record), give me a call and we'll help you find somewhere better.

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The writing was on the wall. Chris Krebs, director of the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) fired by tweet for speaking truth, leaving a hole in homeland security.

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W-T-F? 🤓

raspberrypi.org/blog/raspberry

Raspberry Pi 400 - 70$ Desktop PC.

Only one possible message for Raspberry: SHUT UP AND TAKE MY MONEY.

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Our Flarum (forum) has been updated. Maintenance on it is complete. Feel free to use it to report any issues! - Joshua

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There's no such thing as complete when it comes to stories. Stories are infinite. They are as infinite as worlds. - Kelly Barnhill

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I need suggestions of blogs to follow. About technology and people’s workflows, mostly. People nerding out about subjects.

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Gather your strength. Gather your courage. Gird your loins. Go out and #vote. End the orange Cheeto.

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This is my first step into the #Fediverse. I'm looking forward to learning more about it and meeting new people.

I'm a writer by trade who works for a University as their Web Content Officer.

I run a website called the Worldbuilding School which is all about building imaginary worlds. And I'm writing a collection of Cyberpunk flash fiction with a Retrowave style.

#introduction

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I recommend NOT watching the news or the election results in real time. Anticipation is a form of stress. Wait until Friday to find out who won/lost. Watching won’t change the outcome. #voting will.

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I just became a supporter of @Linux4Everyone.

www.patreon.com/linuxforeveryone

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Despite what humans claim they rarely, if ever, learn from the past or history. Their ego gets in the way and they believe they have gotten smarter and now know better. This always leads to failure.

#life #failure

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Donny is what happens when parents let their kids idolize Emperor Palpatine and the Dark Side.

#failure

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Urgent advice needed, Germany, COVID-19, boosts (+++) 

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I have a sudden urge to replay the original Doom trilogy. It must be this #covid thing.

#gamedev #doom

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