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This is why you shouldn't use most Google services, specifically, Android:

Google developer admits to remotely changing phone settings for thousands of users

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I hope we make it into this week's n-gate.

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The things we take for granted today.

Copying 20MB of stuff takes like 15 minutes thanks to a slow 8-bit SCSI bus.

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For everybody who thinks about leaving whatsapp:

As an alternative, you may consider using #xmpp with #omemo encryption, this works very well on mobile devices.

#floss apps are:
Android: #conversations
iOS: #zom

Here’s hoping that more people join the movement.

Or, even better, does someone know esr well enough to get him to release the book? 😀

Does anyone happen to have a copy of "Portable C and Unix System Programming" by Lapin in either PDF or DJVU format? Have the physical book but it would be nice to add it to my Unix book collection.

Recently updated my Gopher site and included a small collection of classic works on Unix. gopher://

I do like that Mastodon has a way to only see posts from local users.

Okay, since I don't think I'm explaining my thoughts clearly enough, here is a rephrasing: how do we get more instances to connect to SDF's Mastodon instance? Is it done when users follow other users on other instances, or is there some other mechanism to increase our connections?

I'm curious: how do instances "connect" to each other on Mastodon? It seems that as of right now, SDF's Mastodon instance has 26 instances connected to it.

I can finally use it on my mobile! GNU Social was a PIA to get working right on mobile.

Mastodon @ SDF

"I appreciate SDF but it's a general-purpose server and the name doesn't make it obvious that it's about art." - Eugen Rochko