Just watched Chris Adams talk at about "Reducing Carbon in the Digital Realm" and found the attached slide very interesting.

It shows 's in 2018 for its products and you can see that 79% is due to manufacturing and transportation - and only 19% for its actual use.

Try to keep this in mind next time you think about replacing your device with a new one - or to keep using your current device for a little bit longer.


This is amazing, we evolved the alphabet from pictograms to highly stylized characters to letters and now we're going full circle by incorporating emojis such as 🐂 that thousands of years earlier became "a" and 🐟 that became "d"

Wow, FB and Google were explicitly condemned by Amnesty International: "Google and Facebook's insidious control of our digital lives undermines the very essence of privacy and is one of the defining human rights challenges of our era"


Coming to ? We (well neal) will also be there! Reach out and let's talk about Sequoia, OpenPGP, etc.

Did you know that this past Friday was Friday the 0.13th?! Really, on Friday we released version 0.13 of Sequoia! If all goes well, this will be our last prerelease: at the end of January we plan to release v1.0! As such, now would be a great time to check out the API and report any issues. docs.sequoia-pgp.org/sequoia_o

It's the end of 2019 and there still is no decent, usable, -enabled e-mail client that I could roll-out to regular, non tech-savvy users without feeling bad.

10 years ago that would have been . But KMail shot itself in the foot, knee, and hip with Akonadi.

is... Thunderbird.
doesn't do writes to IMAP, so you either use *only* it, or not use it at all.

just crashed on me because I tried to reply to a signed e-mail.

Anybody any other suggestions?


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