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"Welcome to Magic School. Here is your schedule."
"Thanks! But..."
"Yes?"
"This is just 'Ethics' and 'Human rights' and things like that."
"Correct, that's the first year curriculum."
"Do we have to learn all this?"
"Of course! What do you think this is, software engineering?"

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If only big internet companies would be as eager to remove Nazis as they are on fighting the war on nipples

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Just realised: with the purging of adult content based on US moral standards, corporations controlling huge swathes of user content and the decline of the number of browser engines.

The WWW is becoming AOL.

What's that big bright thing in the sky over Copenhagen? I feel like I've seen it before but can't for the life of me remember its name.

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#Email is the oldest and most popular way to communicate online.

However, some email providers don't respect privacy. For example, Gmail reads your mail and lets third parties read it too.

There are much more privacy-friendly email providers out there, for example:

Tutanota
tutanota.com/
@Tutanota

Posteo
posteo.de/en

Protonmail
protonmail.com

Fastmail
fastmail.com

Thexyz
thexyz.com

#AlternativesAtoZ #DeleteGmail

Wemos D1 mini + Hue Bridge + a few lines of code = party lights in my office 😂

Going home to pick up my laptop power supply and then I'm off to . Stop by and say hi if you're in the area!

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The @GetTogetherComm project is making an open source federated alternative to MeetUp.com.

You can already use their first instance (gettogether.community) but they need help with building the federation side of things, so that instances can link together and with the rest of the Fediverse.

If you're a coder and interested in helping, you may want to take a look at this post:

fosstodon.org/@GetTogetherComm

#OpenSource #FLOSS #FOSS

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Fit bits are just Tamagotchis for adults but turns out you're the blob you're trying to keep alive.

If you're in or near Copenhagen today, drop by at Café Mellemrummet between 1pm and 5pm. I'll only be there till about 4 today though 😊

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you don't get to decide what's legal and what's illegal, the government does.
you don't get to decide when you're breaking the law, the government does.
you don't get to decide who is a terrorist, the government does.

this is why people care about privacy online.
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The Illustrated TLS Connection: Every byte of a TLS 1.2 connection explained and reproduced.

tls.ulfheim.net/

#tls #https #security #cybersecurity #infosec

On my way home from a couple of hours of clearing my mind in the swimming pool. It's always a great way to end the weekend and mentally prepare for the week ahead.

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Politicians regularly ask for backdoors to encryption. This poses a severe threat to online security in general: tutanota.com/blog/posts/why-a-

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Further news on the Thursday outbreak. The decision to perform a controlled release of Friday to displace Thursday was taken with full knowledge of the risks. Unfortunately, control has been lost and Friday is now spreading unchecked. The chair of the advisory board has submitted her resignation.

Simulations show a >90% chance it will develop into Saturday if control cannot be reestablished. We advise you to make all appropriate preparations.

Every time the weather app I use on my phone receives an update I'm quietly hoping they fix that bug where the days keep getting shorter and colder.

I've been dipping my toes in on a VM over the last few days. It so reminds me of way-back-when, when a reinstall meant bootstrapping a compiler to build the base system and then build from there. I ran an entire hosting business on Gentoo back then, and really loved the stability and simplicity of my systems. Since, I've been running mostly Debian-esque OS'es (currently Pop!_OS on my laptops). Maybe I'll give Arch a proper test-run on a spare laptop and see how it goes.

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