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You: Why should users insist on using fully free and open source software on their devices?

Us: If you can't see the code, you can't trust the device.

You: Prove it.

Us: Chinese phone cameras self-activate with certain apps (e.g. browsers & chat apps).

advox.globalvoices.org/2018/07

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@Gargron
I'm guessing 50% of 'viral' Facebook content is Instagram shares of screenshots of Tumblr posts, half of which are screenshots of Twitter threads.

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[133] We told you lard was sugar-free, sold you syrup as all fat-free. Thermonuclear war? A thousand suns? Why, the best source of vitamin D there can be!

//Earlier this year, Elephant in the Lab argued that science is too insular, measuring success in terms of funding and publishing, rather than real world impacts. So, what could the reductio ad absurdam of all this be? storyseedvault.com/2018/07/06/

#MicroFiction #tootfic #smallstories

I migrated my server from a model 3 B to a 3 B+. The nextcloud documentation is really good at that point. Took me all evening but now it's super fast thanks to the gigabit ethernet of the 3 B+!

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RT @martinkrafft@twitter.com: Gestern wieder ein paar neue Infos zu erhalten:

Der Stadtrat hat (mußte) entscheiden, 180 Mio. € zu investieren, um die 33 Mio. € Investition in Limux rückgängig zu machen. Lizenzkosten für Microsoft sind da noch nicht mal drin.

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"Oh, this is a wonderfully balanced sword!"
"Mm-hm. It is evil, that sword."
"Evil? No, it can't be, it is such a joy to use!"
"Exactly."

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Red Alert!
UBports, Free Software and the Internet are under threat!
Know more about the threat and how to act to protect them here:
ubports.com/blog/ubports-blog-
Action must be immediate!!!

#UBports #DeleteArt13 #CensorshipMachines #SaveCodeShare #SaveYourInternet

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"Is this poetry?" the robot asked.
The critic raised an eyebrow, but read the text. "I'm afraid this means nothing to me."
"Then it is not poetry?"
"Does it mean something to you?"
"Yes."
"Then it is poetry."

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Ubuntu Touch and UBports in Paris!

"Ubuntu Party Paris" (event) turned out to be a big success for Ubuntu Touch.

Read more about it here: ubports.com/blog/ubports-blog-

...and thanks for the hard work of @arudy !
#ubuntutouch #ubuntu #ubports

It took me a whole evening to set cflags and ldadd options for via ... I seriously wonder why there's no example configure.ac and makefile.am on the web or at least in the gtk reference guide 🤔. Not easy for beginners...

Currently moving my virtual machines to gnome-boxes. Very nice having a GUI for QEMU/KVM. Only thing that bugs me is that my Windows XP machine can't access my SAMBA Server.... But that's Microsofts fault...