"The Librem 5 is unlike anything else on the market. Not only is it one of the only smartphones on Earth that doesn't ship with Android, a fork of Android, or iOS—Purism's commitment to 100% open software, with no binary blobs..." https://arstechnica.com/gadgets/2019/09/purisms-librem-5-phone-starts-shipping-a-fully-open-gnulinux-phone/ #linux #opensource #librem5 #smartphone #pureos #gnome
When Julián mentioned not wanting any laws which encourage police to go around knocking on doors, that really resonated with me.
Slow typing still happens
As an example of how old design decisions have lasting effects, the POSIX standard still calls for terminal output to accommodate mechanical delay, as noted in this DragonFly commit - i.e. if output was still a line printer instead of a glass TTY, or, as it is 99.9% of the time today, xterm or puTTY or etc. etc.
seems to me to be an example of the classic political strategy of insisting that something is biased until the opposition makes concessions in the name of fairness, and then using the newly gained privileges to strip the opposition of power.
Did you know, you can narrow down the suggestions from the firefox address bar using the following characters :
^ to search for matches in your browsing history.
* to search for matches in your bookmarks.
+ to search for matches in pages you’ve tagged.
% to search for matches in your currently open tabs.
# to search for matches in page titles.
$ to search for matches in web addresses (URLs).
? to search for matches in suggestions.
Does anyone have projects they think should be more popular? I have git-what, which I think is rather useful... https://github.com/andybalaam/git-what
"I Got Access to My Secret Consumer Score… Little-known companies are amassing your data — like food orders and Airbnb messages — and selling the analysis to clients"
"a company called Sift, whose proprietary scoring system tracks 16,000 factors… I got my file, and I found it shocking: More than 400 pages long, it contained all the messages I’d ever sent to hosts on Airbnb; years of Yelp delivery orders; a log of every time I’d opened the Coinbase app on my iPhone…"
Animal Crossing Merch
Damn I love this stuff.
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