It's a small thing but I posted something on my blog...
If, like me, you learned to solder at the Radio Shack School of Scarred Knuckles, please save yourself twenty years of fucking around and watch this set of training videos from the 80's:
Follow up with the rework/repair series:
You can breeze through them in an hour or so and save yourself so, so much time in the long run.
"One of the reasons why getting full access to your device is really tempting for governments is the same reason it’s tempting for abusive partners and former partners: we carry tracking devices in our pockets." - EFF Director of Cybersecurity @evacide https://www.ted.com/talks/eva_galperin_what_you_need_to_know_about_stalkerware
Think of all of the folks that think that Slack/ IM are a great way to communicate.
At some point they'll realize they've created an inbox with expectations. They'll start trying to figure out how to make themselves less available. The beauty of email is once you realize that you can delete messages and not have to see them again email becomes a game you can win.
Problem is for a lot of folks their inbox is their todo list because they don't have a good system for managing it outside of email.
All the current issues we have in society today can be traced to Ronnie and Maggie Thatcher.
The most ecological technology is one you use for a long time. This is especially true of computing technology, where the embodied energy is several magnitudes higher than the energy cost of using it.
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