Do you ever think about what's the oldest system you could do much of your daily work on? If we ignore the bloated internet for a second, many programmers would be fine with an early 90s unix work station and feel right at home provided they have ssh or similar.
iPad Air 2 running Linux 5.18
the fully open source hardware RISC-V Precursor from bunnie studios is now shipping out to people. pretty insane this thing was actually made
There is an awful lot of very bad shit happening right now.
But I'd like to highlight this really thorough article that Alex Witze wrote about the last 3 years of a particular bit of bad shit that's really worrying to me personally.
Quotes from me and others on the fight for the dark night sky:
Free Online Tools for Looking up Potentially Malicious Websites.
Examine the #URL in real-time to identify threats.
#AbuseIPDB: Provides reputation data about the IP address or hostname.
#Auth0 Signals: Checks IP address reputation; supports API.
#BrightCloud URL/IP Lookup: Presents historical reputation data about the website.
#CheckPhish: Checks whether the URL is a fraudulent site.
#Desenmascara.me: Flags websites suspected of selling counterfeit products.
broke: beholden to corporations
woke: beholden to nobody
bespoke: beholden to our community
This is shocking. DuckDuckGo has a search deal with Microsoft which prevents them from blocking MS trackers. And they can't talk about it!
This is why privacy products that are beholden to giant corporations can never deliver true privacy; the business model just doesn't work.
Someone carved the alphabet into a tree and let it deform for five years and made a font out of it: https://bjoernkarmann.dk/occlusion-grotesque
#introduccion Hola! Soy eneri, 22 años y mis pronombres son ella/la.
Soy diseñadora gráfica de formación.
He acabado en el fediverso en busca de una alternativa a las redes sociales mainstream, un rincón dónde conectar con la comunidad y quién sabe, quizá generar algo bonito :)
Os comparto un foto de un pin que me encontré acerca de de "surfear en la red". Me parece muy tierno pensar en la inocencia que se tenía de Internet por aquel entonces. Ojalá recuperar un poquitín ese espíritu!
I've written a brief introduction to XMPP for non-advanced users in my blog. It's intended to be sent to new users
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