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@brainblasted how is it that whenever you want something, you have to pay upfront, but when a company wants something from you, you have to deliver it, and then, maybe, they'll pay you?

Fedi generation poll, boost for maximimun demographic analysis

Did Fedora's C.UTF-8 collation order change on Rawhide recently? It doesn't seem to match Debian's/FDO flatpak runtime's anymore. :/

Haven't upgraded my work compi to GNOME 3.34 yet and wow those sqaure Close buttons now look weird.

Ways we are easily misdirected and deceived on line - not only in forums. Masto threads may be manipulated easily too.

Politics, child abuse, fascists 

Think I'm gonna call my garage psych band The Deep Ravines.

By request, the morning duck parade set to the Imperial March. ° 🦆

Australian conservative parties call for limit on pre-polling because they can't tell people people to take advantage of it how to vote "correctly":

Space Refugees Plaque, seen at the Bienale in Venice. I‘d like to have one at home.

"#Surveillance #capitalism might be moving more and more from merely behaviour prediction to also trying to affect behaviour [...] To really change things we probably need legislation, perhaps even banning parts of the surveillance-based business model."

- Surveillance capitalism, Mats Sjöberg

full article here:

#privacy #google #tracking #fediverse #federated #socialmedia #facebook #twitter #mastodont #p2p #peertube

Hello Fediworld 👋

most of the #switchingsocial website is restored - have a look:
(or for short)

I want to thank @gemlog for preparing the web-archive version and @LuKaRo for extracting the missing pages from the Google Cache. Would have taken so much longer without you two 🙂

Definitely going to try using a dark-themed GEdit for a while though...

I kind of pride myself on being a "give me a terminal and emacs window or kill me" kind of retro-grouch for development but git's command line interface is so bad it actually has me using a GUI for VCS work and thinking maybe GUIs aren't so bad....

If I ever start posting here all like 'kinda digging Eclipse tbh", please send someone around and... put me out of my misery?

“Recently we've seen people raising two very different concerns around existing licenses and proposing new types of license as remedies, and while both are (at present) incompatible with our existing concepts of what free software is, they both raise genuine issues that the community should seriously consider.”

— Do we need to rethink what free software is?

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