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Regular reminder that "embrace, extend, extinguish" was invented by Microsoft.

Now, Microsoft says it is "embracing" Linux and open source in general.

Be afraid. Be very afraid.

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The truth is, git is extremely simple to use, as long as you don't do anything with it.

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@fitheach@mstdn.io

Yeah, we are all pretty much raving lunatics around here.

Also: geeks, nerds, queers, trans and assorted weirdoes. And cat lovers. Adorable people one and all.

Mozilla, the company that took Google money as its main source of income for years, then lobotomized itself by firing out its longest, most loyal and dedicated staff, has a new report blaming everyone else:

research.mozilla.org/browser-c

Original tweet : twitter.com/textfiles/status/1

SUTOM #262 3/6

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#Snowflake helps people connect to Tor bridges in countries where #Tor is censored.

snowflake.torproject.org/

Snowflake thus enables you to showing solidarity with people in countries with restricted #freedomOfSpeach, but it won't put you at risk!

There are two options how to run Snowflake:

(a) Inside a browser (easy option for most users!): You can install a browser plugin or just keep open the above page in a tab and toggle the purple switch.

Firefox addOn: addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firef
Chrome addOn: chrome.google.com/webstore/det

(b) If you don't want to keep a browser open, or if you have a computer that runs all the time, you can also install a standalone program (see next toot).

#privacy #censorship #tor #TorProject (boosts OK!) 1/3

For just over a week more you can get this #linux #humblebundle with a generous helping of #bsd books including my own #bookofpf for pennies on the dollar of the normal price humblebundle.com/books/linux-n all while supporting #EFF and #letsencrypt

The pool I went to this afternoon has decided to lower the temperature of the water by 1°C to save some energy.

While the intention is good it makes the water really cold and difficult to adapt to. Took me 5 minutes to finally feel comfortable enough to start swimming.

And now, I wonder how much energy is saved with this single °C...

"Target Venus not Mars for first crewed mission to another planet, experts say"

theguardian.com/science/2022/s

Money quote:

"There are notable downsides. Walking on the surface would be an unsurvivable experience, [...]

In its favour, however, Venus is significantly closer, making a return mission doable in a year".

The Russian designers of the Venera missions would like a word with you...

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Check out the audio recording and tracklist of last night's Intergalactic Wasabi Mix on ! 🙌 Thank you to everyone who tuned in and to all the DAMGUDCYBERCHATTERZ of land for hangin' out with us last night! 🚀 ✨

anonradio.net/intergalactic-wa

USPol Fed investigation Mar-A-Lago Trump 

Great analysis on the documents found at Mar-A-Lago, by the always excellent ElectroSpaces.net:

electrospaces.net/2022/09/the-

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Hello everyone! Intergalactic Wasabi Mix on in about 5 minutes! 2300-0000 UTC Pls tune in and chat with us on SDF COM chat in the anonradio room ✌️

anonradio.net

A propos of nothing at all. 

With credit where credit is due: this straight from Charles Stross Blog:

antipope.org/charlie/blog-stat

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