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I’ve written a basic intro on how to read RSS in 2020, with some recommendations for feed readers.

(I started writing this a few weeks ago, but now might just be a great time to curate the news you want, and filter out the needlessly overwhelming stuff.)

laurakalbag.com/how-to-read-rs

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COVID-19 

Einfache hygienische Maßnahmen können eine große Auswirkung auf die Gesundheit der Kinder im Distrikt Saboba haben. Während der #COVID19-Pandemie informiert das SYC mehrere Tausend Kinder und Dorfbewohner.

biyoom.org/blog/2020/haendewas

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Microsoft buys NPM 

, and already have a hard enough time as it is, if it's going to be even more cumbersome to deploy from there, that's a worrying development.

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Microsoft buys NPM 

So, just bought . Having critical ecosystem components be owned by for-profit companies fosters monopolies. We need more ! zdnet.com/article/microsoft-bu

And no, is not evil. It's a rational decision they have to make to draw more people to their stuff. Nonetheless, it's another case among countless examples of growing vendor lock-in. Every case in itself is not disastrous, but it will explode in our faces eventually.

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COVID-19 / a way you can easily assist with research 

Folding@Home are joining researchers around the world working to better understand the COVID-19 virus.
If you want to join them and help with this research you can use your spare computing power by installing Folding@Home on your computer. It's super easy!
You can read their blog post about it and download the program here:
foldingathome.org/2020/02/27/f

Well look at that, the recording my @ubports talk from is now live, and i completely missed plugging it here :D

youtu.be/onpMz890XmU

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