In my renewed effort to move away from proprietary communication products, I have created an XMPP / Jabber account again, and I have installed the Gajim client. I don't remember why I stopped using Pidgin years ago. The features were good, but I guess many of us got lured by the "new" ""world"" of """social""" media and their pimped SMS approaches.
Assure, ensure, and insure https://www.thoughtco.com/assure-ensure-and-insure-1689542
How many webmasters stare at their site stats with joy seeing an increase in visitors... which actually are bots from ultracapitalists trying to mine some cryptomoney at their expense. A pest, and this might just be the beginning?
This weekend I want to bring red evening light to my laptop using F.lux. I feel lazy about tar.gz files and cloning git repos, but there seems to be no Debian packages ready for this feature? http://wiki.strategicz.com/lmde/doku.php?id=tricks:xflux
Very interesting: "Mozilla is (...) looking at ways to make open source software projects friendlier to women and racial minorities. Its first target? The code review process.¨ Includes analogy with orchestras using blind auditions to hire musicians. https://blog.mozilla.org/blog/2018/03/08/gender-bias-code-reviews/
Birds are weird but at least they have a sens of (bad ?) fashion which is pretty cool 😋
Under which license is the content we author here? Mastodon instances seem to not have any content license by default. https://discourse.joinmastodon.org/t/adding-a-default-content-license-for-toots/555
There is a subtle difference between "non-conflict averse" (typo) and "non-conflict-averse" (intended meaning). I was happy to catch the typo reviewing a job description.
dock.io invites come in a way that reminds me when a virus would steal the contacts from my friends on Windows and then spam the rest of us. Besides, they use the "blockchain" word just like the "cloud" word was used a decade ago. I wonder what I am missing.
The #Wikimedia #Commons collection of free STL files (3D printing etc) keeps growing! https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/Category:STL_files
By the way, I'm here today because of a post from @eloquence at https://lists.wikimedia.org/pipermail/wikimedia-l/2018-March/089794.html. I was considering joining already, but that was the trigger. Thank you!
Thank you, I am very happy to be here. https://quimgil.org/2018/03/08/goodbye-twitter-for-starters/