WYSISTWYG = What you see is similar to whatever you get

Current lead title in WirtschaftsWoche: "Save the capitalism!" - China's communists, Trump's protectionism and US internet giants push ahead market economy's downfall.

Compiling from source all day and finally getting this monstrosity running. At least I've got up to date while building Firefox.

"People who are thinking and talking about risks are cowards, and such people should not even practise yoga. It is better that they eat, drink, be merry and die unenlightened."
-- Swami Satyananda Saraswati

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Folks, I just noticed that we are just one year away from The Happy Twenties! It's time to dance some swing!

Just finished "The land that time forgot" by Edgar Rice Burroughs. I first had concerns regarding a novella written hundred years ago, but reading it was a pleasure. It contains , love, thrilling fights, dinosaurs - everything you need.

When everything seems to be going against you, remember that the airplane takes off against the wind, not with it.

Henry Ford

We love the new plume project website!


Great work @Bat and team!

"The smaller the unit is, people are living in, the happier they are." -- Bruno Frey, swiss economist (in WirtschaftsWoche 51, p. 45)

"We already lost the mobile world for a duopoly of Apple and Google, now we’re losing the desktop most used application, the Web Browser, to a monopoly from Google again, how much control do you want that company to have over the future of the Web?"


If you’re not paying attention to what’s happening in #France, you should be. It will come to your country eventually.

The #giletsJaunes, the majority of France sentiment, are unorganized, increasingly violent, and their only motive is outrage over gas prices. Not something important like driving less.

This is a small glympse of the hysteria the world will see, your country too, when society has to phase oil out and people can’t have any at all.

No, I have no faith in society saving itself.

Political correctness is tyranny with manners. - Charlton Heston #famous #quotes

Writing business letters with in plain , because Microsoft Word sucks.

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And for those who click on hashtags and wonder what #Fossil is:

It's a version control system.


I always want to read user experiences so here's one from amongst the first search results (but do note the date):


More results: duckduckgo.com/?q=fossil+versi

Tried to compile on my machine all weekend and finally giving up. I even tried as a stopgap solution, but had no success. Now I'm checking out and I'm kinda impressed by its features like local Wiki and ticket system.

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Octodon is a nice general purpose instance. more