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@ajroach42 one of my favourites is "The Machine Stops" by E. M. Forster. I was introduced to it in school when I was around 12 years old and the story has stuck with me ever since.

It was startlingly prescient for its time, too.

archive.ncsa.illinois.edu/praj

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Random reminder to use a password manager if you aren't already! It'll help you stay safe online by using long, unique passwords for each service you use.

While LastPass or 1Password are great choices, I prefer KeePassXC

Official site: keepassxc.org/

Official quick-start guide: keepassxc.org/quickstart/

My getting-started guide: sts10.github.io/2017/06/27/kee

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Think it's not worth the time to restart your computer when it tells you to update your software? Think again. sec.eff.org/articles/software-

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We are an ethical alternative to Instagram.

The project is still young, but we are getting close to a polished v1.0 release with federation support!

We can't wait to join the fediverse. ❤️ #pixelfed

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Australia just made Man-In-The-Middle attacks required by law. They call it "the ghost" and every connection has to be open to the government.

Good luck with that.

eff.org/deeplinks/2018/12/new-

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I love the tiny, expanding Gopher network. People hosting small public access shell servers, sometimes with only 128MB RAM, sometimes more, access via a restricted shell, sometimes with git, sometimes with a weird publishing system, all of them with Gopher hosting. 😍
gopher://cosmic.voyage
gopher://zaibatsu.circumlunar.
gopher://republic.circumlunar.
gopher://consensus.circumlunar
gopher://dome.circumlunar.spac
It feels like the old days!

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what kind of computer engineer puts the lowest setting on the screen dimmer as pitch black? if i wanted that i'd turn off the screen

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the fact that i was able to come back to linux mint after a few years and still know were everything is and how to set it up is why i enjoy linux mints consistency

now if they lose that with cinnamon 4.0 then i might reconsider

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Running a small homeserver with chat, data sync and maybe email should be a small appliance everyone should have.

If you cannot admin it yourself consider projects like #freedombone.

Care for your loved ones online too, protect their data...
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@QBFreak Newpipe for android. Its on fdroid, you can download too using it.. its schweet

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Good grief. How does anyone use YouTube without an ad-blocker?

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How to set up your #ssh config file. I'm 45 and have been using GNU/Linux back before people had Internet at home here in Switzerland and I've only learned about this today. 😮
This very old blog post had all the info I needed:
nerderati.com/2011/03/17/simpl

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It's finally here! Version 0.1 of #WriteFreely, the federated, open source version of @write_as 🎉

Get the release for your platform here: github.com/writeas/writefreely

Then head over to our guide to get set up: writefreely.org/start

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