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Gadgetbridge 0.70.0 is out with support for three new devices: Amazfit GTS 3 and Fossil Hybrid Gen6 are now supported, this release also adds support for Flipper Zero 🐬 an open source multi-tool. Cover image of this post is the Flipper device icon :)

This is our last official release for 🤖 KitKat, read more in the blog post blog.freeyourgadget.org/releas

Thanks to @codeberg and @WoodpeckerCI for great infrastructure!

#flipperzero #BangleJS #InfiniTime #Gadgetbridge #fdroid #codeberg #woodpeckerci

One of my current pipe dreams is to start up a cooperatively owned cafe that does computer and cellphone repairs (and helps people install free OSes on their old machines).

“Quality Is Systemic - Jacob Kaplan-Moss”

Comes with the obligatory Deming citation jacobian.org/2022/sep/9/qualit

aria2c has been my favourite commandline download tool for a long time.

I have also recently started using Persepolis, a GUI download manager that uses the same aria2 libraries as its backend.

There is a Firefox add-on which can intercept all download requests and move them to Persepolis.

persepolisdm.github.io/

I keep stumbling upon a project called RACHEL while searching for anything related to Kiwix.

"RACHEL (Remote Area Community Hotspot for Education and Learning) is a portable, battery-powered, device that contains copies of educational websites in offline format."
worldpossible.org/

Libraries will get you through times of no money better than money will get you through times of no libraries. - Anne Herbert

I was going to write more on why burning forest biomass is neither sustainable nor green nor CO2-neutral after so much disinformation by industry lobbies.

But why write when Greta Thunberg with co-authors, well-informed as always, just said it very well:
theguardian.com/world/commenti

Finally came across a group using something other than Google forms to coordinate their action

They're using Framaforms (TIL about this tool)

The group is this-is-our-story.org which is planning a global day of action on Sep 9 in solidarity with flood victims in Pakistan

Good morning! Today is Labor Day in the US. As we celebrate the accomplishments of the labor movement, especially the eight-hour work day and the 40-hour work week, let's also remember that Labor Day in the US is set in September because Pres. Cleveland feared the socialist and anti-authority implications of putting the holiday on May 1, which he felt would have been an implicit celebration of the Haymarket Affair. (If you're unfamiliar: en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Haymarke )

“The super-rich ‘preppers’ planning to save themselves from the apocalypse”

This was as depressing a read as I expected. theguardian.com/news/2022/sep/

ridiculously profitable startup idea, satire 

Billion-dollar coffins!

Is the fact that you can't take your billions with you to the grave bothering you? You don't have to worry about it anymore! Introducing our exclusive (duh!) billion-dollar coffin range starting from $1B*.

The price itself proves that you're a billionaire**. Show how rich you were to the future generations!

* The range goes up to $100B.
** No loans or instalments will be provided to millionaires and other poor people.

Today is the kind of day where I resist the new shiny things and try to finish the things that I've started.

We honor the memory of our inspiring friend David Graeber, who passed away two years ago today.

Please read something he wrote this weekend.

You could start with this essay exploring how we can set long-term goals so as not to be caught off guard by our victories:

cwc.im/ShockofVictory

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