This one looks cool, gonna give it a try. An SSD slot with UASP support should speed this thing up quite a bit.

Syncing blockchain on a Raspberry Pi 4. I expected it to take a day or two, but it looks like it will take four or five days. Not sure why, it doesn't seem to be CPU-bound. Maybe its too much to handle for my old HDD.

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"According to a Eurobarometer survey, 77% of EU citizens would rather repair their devices than replace them; 79% think that manufacturers should be legally obliged to facilitate the repair of digital devices or the replacement of their individual parts."

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"Parliament wants to boost sustainability by promoting reuse and repairs and by tackling practices that shorten the lifespan of products."

europarl.europa.eu/news/en/pre

A lot folks who use and maintain open source software seem to be obsessed with privacy, for a good reason.

Things get a lot more controversial when it comes to other properties of open source software, such as increased censorship resistance.

I still struggle to accept that people can be both pro-privacy and pro-censorship.

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