Sometimes the reader mode button isn't available in firefox. TIL prefixing the URL with about:reader?url= helps. Reader mode is also a nice workaround for some sites that have nasty full-screen GDPR popups that I don't want to accept.

KDE Applications 18.12.1 is out. Contains improvements to Kontact, Cantor, Dolphin, JuK, Kdenlive, Konsole, Okular, and many others.

kde.org/announcements/announce

Mindmaps are awesome. I am going to use it as a presentation tool for a session.

Repo - github.com/ondras/my-mind

Hi I am kamal, got on to scholar.social via #FSFTN session during #NITTR workshop on e-learning and social media, coordinated by @Felixaraj

இந்தியாவின் உள்துறை அமைச்சகம், ஒவ்வொரு தனிமனிதனின் தொழில்நுட்பக் கருவிகளையும் கண்காணிக்கத் திட்டமிட்டுள்ளது. இது ஒவ்வொரு தனி மனிதனின் தனியுரிமைக்கும் ஆபத்தானது.

fsmi.in/content/government-bid

Started a youtube channel and peertube channel to share my knowledge and to bring awareness of free/libre software in Tamil. First Tamil channel in peertube 😜😜

Free Software Movements around the country have the responsibility of educating the masses about the importance of Software Freedom. Let's understand the importance of Free Software.

Remove.bg is a free service to remove the background of any photo. It works 100% automatically. remove.bg/

#GIMP is a free open source alternative to Photoshop. It's probably the leading free graphics software, with new releases for over 22 years so far 👍

It's intended for photographers, illustrators, designers etc and lets you manipulate photos and create graphics.

It's available for Windows, Mac and Linux from the official site:

gimp.org

You can also follow GIMP on here:

@GIMP

#AlternativesAtoZ #GIMP #Photography #Graphics #PhotoShop #FLOSS #FOSS #OpenSource

KDE Apps - The Movie: Discover all the cool features and goodies coming to a distro near you! 🍿

youtu.be/ALNRQiQnjpo

#Hive is a UK-based wholesaler-owned bookshop with home delivery or collection from local indie bookshops (who get a cut of the sale):

hive.co.uk

You can also adopt a local bookshop, who get a cut of your orders regardless of delivery method.

Pro Tip: If you want to be *really* supportive of your local bookshop, phone/email them to order through them directly. Price and delivery time is the same, but they get a bigger share of the price.

#AlternativesAtoZ #Books #DeleteAmazon

Facebook :facebook: bug exposed private photos of 6.8 million users:

zdnet.com/article/facebook-bug

– up to 1,500 apps built by 876 developers could have had accessed the private photos
– Facebook blamed this new leak on a Photo API bug that was present in its backend code between September 13 to September 25, 2018

#facebook #leak #vulnerability #privacy #infosec #cybersecurity #security

According to Eben Moglen and Mishi Choudhary, "another very important test of democracy’s power to resist the bad effects of misinformation" is happening in India.

Political propaganda on is out of control.

What should Facebook do about it?

Find out:
timesofindia.indiatimes.com/bl

Other alternatives to Signal in the single server (unfederated) category are RocketChat and NextCloud Talk. The latter might federate in future versions.

Achieving anything in life nowadays is 5% talent, 5% hard work and 90% not being distracted by the Internet.

No matter which social network you're on, following a diverse group of people helps you taking a peek at the other side of your personal filter bubble.

You don't have to agree with everything and everyone, but please, at least try to listen to people and their opinions.

It will help you appreciate your own life, and may just make you a little wiser.

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