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In my personal experience pretty much *everything* except the address space expansion is _still_ hindering adoption.

If something is still struggling with adoption 25 years after its invention, it's pretty safe to assume mistakes have been made.

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IPv6's design was a mistake. There, I said it.

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@lwm 2008 hat die damals GroKo ganz schnell eine EU-Richtlinie umgesetzt, die aus "hygienischen Gründen" kleinen Metzgereien quasi verboten hat, selbst zu schlachten. Sie ließen danach schlachten. In eben solchen Großbetrieben.
Nun haben wir den korruptions-lobbyismus-Fleischsalat, der den Markt an der Stelle "bereinigt" hat. Vergessen viele... ich nicht!

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Am I the only one who currently gets inundated by russian bots on my account? Somehow blocking users in the Conversations Android app doesn't stop them from re-opening chats...

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Time zones are bloat. Therefore I propose we start again and only use Unix time starting at the epoch from now on.

Thanks for coming to my TED talk.

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Time zones are dumb. Also, daylight savings time is dumb. Also, time is dumb. #stoptime

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"Die Schlacht ist bereits verloren, wir erleben aktuell nur noch die Rückzugsgefechte." 

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"A really efficient totalitarian state would be one in which the all-powerful executive of political bosses and their army of managers control a population of slaves who do not have to be coerced, because they love their servitude."

-- Aldous Huxley, Brave New World

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Lesson for today: if the software design you're implementing seems crushingly complex, step back and find the core of what you're doing. It's almost always simpler than however you're doing it write now.

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Instagram removes ability to view posts unless you are logged in.

Another example of why open source alternatives are increasingly important!

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Surveillance capitalism is the same as climate change, but for data:

- Some people have been warning about its consequences for years
- Most people don't care because they don't feel concerned, they can't see it affecting them
- A few companies are making a lot of damage with the help of governments
- When we will face the consequences it will be too late
- We can still do something about it, and the sooner the better

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Zerbster Original

Und die Marke "Laschet" gehört glaube ich auch dazu...

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Imagine a burning garbage truck speeding down the highway, bits of flaming trash flying off as it goes and setting fire to the passing buildings.

This is the JavaScript ecosystem

Are you hating the slowness of , too? Maybe try office from @kde It's not super advanced, but definitely not missing something essential.

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Monitoring the German corona-warn-app server data:

As of now no infections have been recorded by the system:

$ curl
> []

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