In Defence of the Single Page Application
Stolen shamelessly from @tomasino.
What you can do to stop #chatcontrol :
1. Provide negative feedback on the proposal
⌛️ Feedback period: 13 May 2022 - 15 July 2022
2. Phone your MEP
Everyone: Big Tech should support #FLOSS developers, who develop tools Big Tech was built on, so that important FLOSS projects are well-maintained, quickly patched, and secure.
Google: pay us to access versions of open-source software we audited ourselves.
For nearly a hundred years, the Indian subcontinent was effectively ruled by a private corporation: the British East India Company.
That all came to an end on May 10, 1857, when the Company's own native Indian troops rose up in revolt against it. It took a year of bitter fighting to put down the rebellion.
Even though the rebels lost, the power of the Company had been broken; the British government nationalized the East India Company in 1858, bringing an end to the era of "Company rule."
While the rebels had many complaints against the Company, the proximate cause of the revolt -- the spark that lit the fire -- was technological.
So let's talk about how a collision between technology and culture nearly cost Britain her Indian empire! ( 🧵 )
Gmail will block all third party mail clients starting from June: http://www.pmail.com/newsflash.htm
That is, unless they pay $4500 minimum for an audit :D
Stop using gmail and enabling their monopolistic practices, if you already haven't.
Finally, the year of Linux on the desktop is truly here now
As someone who has to drive 100 miles to do many things in my everyday life, when I hear "we should design for people, not cars" I hear "if you're not privileged enough to live within a few miles of the action, screw you. We've got ours already; we don't want you here". 😔
Image is a George Romney portrait of Emma Hamilton.
You know how #Python is being made fun of because whitespace matters? Let's see how Ruby's package manager parses its config file: https://github.com/rubygems/bundler/blob/v1.15.1/lib/bundler/lockfile_parser.rb#L220
Byłem w #szczecin jako turysta, i w końcu rozumiem pod kogo miasto jest przebudowywane pod zarządem Krzystka. Dla zwykłego mieszkańca (przestałem tam mieszkać kilka lat temu) poruszanie po mieście stało się koszmarem, ale spacer między muzeami, Urzędem Miasta i galerią Kaskada był plynny, komunikacja miejska też działała nienagannie pomiędzy tymi punktami (pod warunkiem, że używasz kart płatniczych, bo normalnego biletu nie ma gdzie kupić).
Thingiverse is full of hangers for the Skadis pegboard from Ikea for all kinds of tools. Out of the 5 I printed, 4 are already in the bin because they fell apart during installing, the 5th one is hanging on its last threads after a couple of hours of heroically supporting a hammer. 40% infill PLA #3printing
To write something positive about #librem5 this time: I've found a reddit client that is usable! It's called Headlines and it doesn't require logging in. There's no way to subscribe to subs locally, but it's way more usable than Giara. https://flathub.org/apps/details/io.gitlab.caveman250.headlines
#librem5 maps app, on the other hand, is still completely unusable and the UI is mostly off screen.
Wow, firefox on pureos is borderline usable now. No more 200% text all over the place. Random wifi disconnects are still present, though, so browsing is not super comfortable. #librem5
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