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பணம், முதலீடு, மூலதனம் இவை தான் இந்த உலகத்தை நகர்த்துகிறது, இவை தான் புதிய கண்டுபிடிப்புகளை நிகழ்த்துகிறது என்ற மூலதனத்தின் ஆதிக்கத்தை நிறுவ முயலும் முதலாளித்துவத்திடம், மூலதனம் என்றால் என்ன? அது எப்படி உருவாகியிருக்க முடியும்? இந்த உலகின் எந்த ஒரு பொருளுக்கும் மதிப்பு எங்கிருந்து வருகிறது என்ற கேள்வியையும் முன்வைத்தார்.

The well-known free software image editor GIMP now has its own team account on Liberapay:

This means that you can donate to the project as a whole, then its members will decide how to split the money, whereas previously you had to figure out by yourself who the contributors are and how much to donate to each one.

Prabir Purkayastha of Free software movement of India explains how biometrics can be misused - it can be mapped to any data and hence it as good as self certification. This the common defense of UIDAI pointless - that biometrics information is safe.

Hey mappers and users of , this year's State of The Map - Asia is scheduled to happen at , , by November 17th & 18th.


In the 90s, MIT's Athena system devised a system to handle online harrassment. One feature of the system was that the notice of reported abusive behaviour sent to the accused user began with the phrase "Someone using your account…". Users were advised to re-password their accounts, as they may have been hacked. Password resets by UYA recipients were taken in good faith by staff, but the most astonishing thing was that the offending behaviour nearly always stopped there.

I need to remember this technique in the event of anyone doing stuff that merits a warning.

The eight-hour day is an anachronism when at current levels of productivity most people should be working only three. It was an achievement more than a hundred years ago when Uruguay made it the law in 1915, but it's not a great thing to not make any progress in a hundred years.

The show must move on. #MayDay

“The more you know, the more you know you don't know.”

― Aristotle

பொதுவானவை(Commons) பொதுவானவையாக இருப்பதற்கு ஒரு இயக்கமாக ஒன்றினைந்து போராட வேண்டும், விழிப்புணர்வை ஏற்படுத்த வேண்டும். பொதுவானவையை உருவாக்குவதோடு அவை முடிந்துவிடுவதில்லை.

We need to speak more about the good things of what a coop like ULCCS have achieved. - Balu

Finally decided to join #Mastodon after listening to @sandro talk on decentralized social media at #TheWebConf yesterday. Really inspiring: build the protocol standard(s) and let the natural forces of decentralization take over.

1.7.0 is available on @fdroidorg 🙂
You might need to force the old index format in fdroids settings in order to receive the update

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