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"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..." arstechnica.com/gadgets/2019/0 #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.

secure.actblue.com/donate/juli

Last time I visited Toronto my Airbnb cancelled and I ended up staying in a nice hotel, which ruined me.

Now my "thing" is to stay in nice hotels, which is fine because Canadian money isn't real.

What I really hate about Vienna is that you have these beautiful old houses and alleys everywhere, but all the beauty gets lost because cars block the view.

#vienna #austria #night #lights #photography #longexposure #nikon

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.

dragonflydigest.com/2019/11/05

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.

my picked daikon radishes turned out pretty good! now I could just use some asian style coleslaw and bibimbap to go with it.

I imagined a little ad libitum to accompany my alarm this morning

i was gonna post this with the caption “living dangerously, girl” but 5 minutes later she tried to walk around the back side of the tub and actually fell in lmao. only the back half of her hit the water it was really funny

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... 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…"

nytimes.com/2019/11/04/busines

just played a pretty good set at Charlie's Kitchen in Cambridge. love playing there.

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