2000s hackers: My dream is to connect all of my devices to the internet.
2020s hackers: My dream is to disconnect all of my devices from the internet.

So apparently, tiny houses on wheels aren't a new thing

One of these is actually an entire church on wheels

@Wolf480pl Does a pocket dictionary completely satisfy your dictionary needs?

tired: smartphone
wired: pocket computer

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Today, someone using a thousand dollar smartphone told me that they are considering getting the next iPhone 11 Pro.

Seriously though, how powerful do you need your pocket computer to be?

IMHO a $200 pocket computer from 4 years ago has enough computing power for most people's mobile computing needs.

But this seems to be more about wants than needs. 🤐

As per "Policy on Adoption of Open Source Software for Government of India" -> meity.gov.in/writere addata/files/policy_on_adoption_of_oss.pdf , Government o f India shall endeavour to adopt Open Source Software in all e-Governance systems implemented by various Governmentorganizations, as a pref erredoption in comparison to Closed Source Software (CSS).

So I filed a violation of this policy for IT return xml data preparation software via e-nivaran.

Avast and AVG Firefox extensions removed from Firefox store for snooping.

I'm sure this is of no surprise to anyone here, but people complain about big tech companies collecting too much information and always seem to give cybersecurity vendors a free pass.

theregister.co.uk/2019/12/04/a

Hey all, if you are a Pleroma admin I would appreciate it if you could respond to this very quick survey for us.

https://mark702516.typeform.com/to/sDTUAH

#FreedomBox version 19.22 has been released to the Unstable branch! Soon, it will migrate to Testing and then to Stable-backports.

Highlights:
-Add new app for Samba file sharing 📁
-Update translations for 3 languages 🌎
-10 people contributed❗

Details: discuss.freedombox.org/t/freed

Facebook teaches employees what to say if friends or family ask difficult questions about the company over the holidays:

nytimes.com/2019/12/02/technol

Let Facebook employees rediscover the feeling of shame.

#deletefacebook
#fuckoffgoogle

I have my Google Takeout data.

I'd like to do something with it, such create some webpage with that data.

Do you know of such a tool? I don't want to do this manually.

remember when spyware was considered something bad and not just the normal way software operated

huh, interesting little blog post about .gitignore:

julien.danjou.info/properly-ma

What's in your global gitignore?

Cuba ranks #1 in the world in new sustainable development index, a ratio of achievement in the typical human development measures relative to carbon footprint
morningstaronline.co.uk/articl

I'm reading "The Three Body Problem" by Cixin Liu and looking at the sunset feels different than everyday. It's a great book, almost feels like a tale of our time, so much in touch with reality. If someone comes and tells me something like that is happening right now, I'll believe them!

Today I learned that there's a documentary movie about Ursula K. Le Guin!

worldsofukl.com/

I'm recently discovering hobbies after nearly a decade where I was incapacitated by my addiction to work.

What hobbies do you have?

Did you know, you can narrow down the suggestions from the firefox address bar using the following characters :

^ to search for matches in your browsing history.
* to search for matches in your bookmarks.
+ to search for matches in pages you’ve tagged.
% to search for matches in your currently open tabs.
# to search for matches in page titles.
$ to search for matches in web addresses (URLs).
? to search for matches in suggestions.

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