"[The] first time a user runs a new executable, Apple delays execution while waiting for a reply from their server. This check for me takes close to a second.
This is not just for files downloaded from the internet, nor is it only when you launch them via Finder, this is everything. So even if you write a one line shell script and run it in a terminal, you will get a delay!"
What the fuck.
Mastodon is working on E2E encryption for DMs as it nears 4 million users https://www.patreon.com/posts/37181838
Be aware of the apps your kids use & how their data is being handled.
“For years, TikTok ignored the children’s privacy law, thereby ensnaring perhaps millions of underage children in its marketing apparatus, & putting them at risk of sexual predation.” https://www.nytimes.com/2020/05/14/technology/tiktok-kids-privacy.html
Last time I used it, the syntax of the homeserver.yaml change or something, and considering that synapse is using a "HUUUUUUGE" config file instead of many small ones does make it annoying to upgrade if stuff is deprecated or added into the config
You can now get the alpha build from @IzzyOnDroid 's repo: https://apt.izzysoft.de/fdroid/index/apk/com.h.pixeldroid
It's the same apk as in the GitHub releases, but it's a convenient way of getting the latest version until we get to a 1.0 release!
The moment your girlfriend says to you: "you can install Linux for me, I'll try it" - is glorious!
But when she changes her mind in two weeks, because she wants to use proprietary software to make music as a new hobby, is the saddest moment in this damned quarantine.
Given that I am a big proponent of voting with my feet, and PayPal is blacklisted from handling both my money and my private information, this won't do.
Is there any other way to get money to @PINE64 or do we have a No Deal?
Direct bank transfer is preferred, but if necessary I could look into getting myself a proper credit card.
It's "World Password Day" - which is an excellent day to remind you to use an encrypted password manager. Literally any of them are better than not using one.
Why use one? It allows you to create unique complex usernames and passwords that are forgettable.
This increases your information security.
Our manager of choice is #KeePassXC - it's easy to use, syncs really well across any cloud service and is loaded with features and a browser extension.
Netherlands commits to Free Software by default - https://fsfe.org/news/2020/news-20200424-01.html good news...
On #PressFreedom Day we have interviewed Tim Verheyden, the journalist who broke the story that Google employees are listening when we talk to devices like Google Home. Revelations like this show why we need a #FreePress. #freepressday ✊
The Tutanota app comes with zero trackers. Because we care for your privacy - unlike other online services: https://tutanota.com/blog/posts/google-tracking-suspect
Thanks @exodus for providing this great test! 😍 👍
Mad About Snap? Remove Them. Use Flatpaks Instead.
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