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USA Today made a version of their site for EU visitors that's compliant with the GDPR

eu.usatoday.com

Without:
- ads
- tracking
- personalization
- javascript

It seriously makes me want to check that site from time to time for news. If their point was "see how bad it would be if we didn't do all this stuff?" it's doing the opposite of what it wants because yes, I love this website, that's how I want it and every other one to be like

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if the source is there, but it doesn't build, is it really an open source project?

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Just tried #brutaldon ( github.com/jfmcbrayer/brutaldo ) -- it's a lightweight Mastodon web frontend that doesn't require Javascript and so it supports Lynx, w3m etc. Or, it just works in Firefox and Chrome without using a bunch of RAM maybe? If you like the sound of these things: it does these things.

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#Tusky is performing really well on spotty intermittent cellular networks, especially when travelling.

Meanwhile the "enterprise" software #Slack totally sucks at this.

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Due to GDPR I actually removed tracking from apps for the first time in my professional career. Previously it always was more and more tracking stuff 🙄

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@squirrel bezos is literally building end-of-the-world resistant stuff into a mountain lair and musk has his own personal space program

They're not just any villains, they're Bond villains

From the sillier decades of Bond villains no less

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OMG, this conference has a quiet room where talking is forbidden and you can STFU and decompress for a bit. ❤️❤️❤️ #PyCon2018

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16:15 Thomas 'Steiner' Wulf trägt ein T-Shirt mit "Auschwitz - Ich hätte da eine Frage". // cc @Report_Antisem@twitter.com

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"Don't feel guilty about not contributing to open source" by Julia Evans
jvns.ca/blog/2014/04/26/i-dont
…and some reasons why they do, or do not contribute.
This is nice. :3

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arstechnica.com/information-te

Requires use of RDMA. Remote Direct Memory Access.

When I first saw the term RDMA, it struck me as a scary thing to allow. Seems I wasn't wrong.

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Speaking of accessibility:

(ofc I forgot the captions)

@Tusky könnte es sein, dass Tusky seit 1.7 deutlich energiehungrigen geworden ist? Auf meinem Samsung macht es sich echt bemerkbar.

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Old man: "Why's everyone so anxious? The train isn't boarding yet."
Me, anxiously: "It is the modern condition"

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I made a pull request on @Tusky app git to add spanish translations so any extra eyes to review the strings before they get merged would be welcomed!
github.com/tuskyapp/Tusky/pull

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Ok, what is the *minimum* functionality required to qualify as having coded a Mastodon client in Excel?

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Dear <coworker>,

PLEASE stop checking your email on vacation. You have an auto-responder up, and everything that you're forwarding to me has already been forwarded to me by the person who originally sent it.

Plus you make me feel awful for not checking my work email on the weekends, never mind vacation.

Best,
V

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In den letzten Tagen war es endlich soweit. Die neue Website der Antirassistischen Initiative Berlin/ Dokumentationsstelle ist online gegangen und mit ihr eine interaktive Karte, die die rassistische Dimension bundesdeutscher Flüchtlingspolitik anhand von Einzelvorfällen seit 1993 dokumentiert. Damit ist das Ergebnis langer gemeinsamer Projektarbeit zwischen uns und der ARI erstmals für die Öffentlichkeit einsehbar und nutzbar.

it-kollektiv.com/interaktive-k