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A tip for people used to birdsite's algorithms creating their timelines for them:

This thing works like Twitter did a long time ago. Your timelines are what you make them!

Liberally follow, unfollow, and mute accounts. Use the filter preferences (e.g. with "" ""). Create a new timeline with hashtags to follow. In short: treat your timelines like a garden, both planting and pruning to your liking.

Oh wow, this is a slide from a deck that's being presented at a meeting I'm currently in :blobfoxshocked:

(And as always, even then it's obviously easy to still use any software you want. So the mass surveillance almost exclusively affects non-criminals.)

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EU: All messenger services should be required to interoperate.

Also EU: We will fund opensource software, like e.g. messenger clients.

Also EU: All messengers are now required to scan messages for unwanted content locally, before encryption, and notify the gooberment of such communicaton.

Do they even realize that they literally have to make FOSS illegal if they want people to not be able to choose clients that don't spy on them (regardless of message transport)? The answer, of course, is no.

"Cu paja prima, mancia li pisci fitùsi."

"Who pays before, eats smelly fish."

I just noticed "foreach" on npm is controlled by a single maintainer.

I also noticed they let their personal email domain expire, so I bought it before someone else did.

I now control "foreach" on NPM, and the 36826 projects that depend on it.

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Not only is this a fantastic Dub album, but I love the theme, and imagining Lucy sitting in a tree in Ethiopia 3 million years ago, vibing like this:

Oh wow, is really useful. Directory, projects, explainer, all there in one place!

Dead animal 

This particular type of bird can make amazing sounds by the way. It's like a little drum machine.

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Dead animal 

Came back to Hacker House after nobody was there since December. A bird came down the chimney pipe and tried to break into the kitchen through a plastic foil that we just taped over a hole in the wall, since we want to connect a kitchen hood to it.

The poor thing must have thought it was doing some spectacular heist, but unfortunately it ended its life subscription in the process. Can't say I'm thrilled about the sight.

spent the better part of the day theming my phone's home screen...


Coats of arms says a lot about a family!

In the past times the coat of arms of this family was covered with a drap because considered "inappropriate" (today #NSFW).

The fun won't stop:

* You don't have Google services, Signal might break in some ways
* Please prove that you're human (after having migrated an account with verification of being the owner), by solving this reCAPTCHA

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Signal: You can only have one device, please use the migration tool to move from your "old" phone to your "new" phone. Also, upload all your contacts' details, we promise it's encrypted, and we don't see *anything* (except that we know all the phone numbers).

XMPP client: Please log in to your account. Here's all your stuff, same as on all your other devices.

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Fun fact: the only wallet I could find on F-Droid was Zeus. But fortunately, Zeus works well with our @kosmos Lightning accounts anyway.

However, not great if you want to run a non-custodial node on your phone without using Google services. :/

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