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This is a preview of my refactoring of #darktable UI after 2 weeks of half-time work (half-time = 12 hours/day).

GTK is making me crazy, but I think it looks better and, foremost, more consistent.

Also, I have removed some UI events that created lags.

Also, Pascal has introduced support for themes, and I'm almost done wiring widget to CSS nodes, so most of the UI will be theme-able very soon (colors and sizes). Hello grey theme !

Still work to do though…

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Monal (iOS) hat nun OMEMO-Support. Langfristig wird dieser Client wohl ChatSecure auf iOS ablösen.

monal.im/blog/and-we-are-done/

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Fictional vs. actual cyberpunk dystopias: Cyberpunk predicted authoritarians would censor the truth, and hackers would be heroes for liberating data.

It didn't predict "swamp true information in a flood of lies, memes, and self-contradictory propaganda" would be easier than censorship and become the preferred authoritarian info-warfare tactic.

The limiting resource for truth-finding isn't data, it's *attention*.

Maybe the hero we need is less "hackers" and more "reputable journalists"

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Recommendation: find someone else who's going to administer and maintain a small nextcloud(-like) service as a line of business that won't monetize your data, and pay them to do it (assuming that paying money not to have your data monetized is something you aspire and can afford to do).

Starting to feel like not having your data monetized is becoming a niche luxury reserved for (slightly-eccentric) hobbiests and the wealthy—instead of a default state for everyone.

😐

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I want to do a project in my city where people photograph a street and do a digital makeover regarding their dreams and visions (full artistic freedom). I hope to start a constructive discussion about citizen-based city planning.

I did not find any examples of what I imagine, so I made one ( #mastoart #solarpunk ). If you know of anything similar, please let me know. Some more examples would be helpful for initiating the project.

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I'm looking for some software to monitor all the computers I manage. I need to know system utilization, installed software, available patches, etc. Needs to work on Windows and Linux. Where should I start? Any suggestions? #sysadmin #help

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radar.squat.net is an alternative and radical events agenda. It lists events at autonomous and community spaces that are generally either free or entry on donation

It would be great to see more events from other places around the world listed.

radar.squat.net

#squattheplanet #freespaces #radar

*please boost for visibility*

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What you have to understand is that every reasonably complicated creation of a group of humans is functionally equivalent to three partially shorn yaks in a bikeshed-colored trenchcoat.

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RT @ryangorley@twitter.com

@ryanleesipes@twitter.com @MichaelTunnell@twitter.com @killyourfm@twitter.com If 50k people so anxious to pay Adobe $55/mo would donate instead just $1/mo or 1hr/mo to *any single* #FOSS alternative they care about, this wouldn't even be a discussion. Shape your own future 🐧 people.

🐦🔗: twitter.com/ryangorley/status/

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This is cool. Embeddable maps powered by OSM - akin to Google MyMaps, but with less Google:

umap.openstreetmap.fr

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A while back I built a site that converts RSS feeds to ActivityPub actors that you can subscribe to from Mastodon and other ActivityPub-compliant social networks: bots.tinysubversions.com/conve

I've now also published the source code: github.com/dariusk/activtypub-

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We've decided to remove all Google Analytics tracking from the site. Less tracking = happier users.

pixls.us/blog/2018/12/goodbye-

Now only we know what weird things you're searching the forums for...

#FLOSS #photography #FreeSoftware

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Over the past year, I've been a member of @cohere, a 3 person #worker #coop with @betsythemuffin and Jennifer, who is not on mastodon.

One of the toughest parts of striking out on your own (or with others!) is understanding the financials of running a business.

Here's a quarter-by-quarter breakdown over the last year and a quarter, with an emphasis on financial, mental, and physical health: wecohere.com/articles/cohere-2

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We need a logo for the #fediverse because when people equate #Mastodon to the entirety of the #fediverse like how @nextcloud did with that image at the bottom, we have a problem github.com/nextcloud/social

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