Welp, the New Raspberry Pi 4 won't work with some USB-C cables and chargers. https://www.techrepublic.com/article/your-new-raspberry-pi-4-wont-power-on-usb-c-cable-problem-now-officially-confirmed/
A must-read on how Mastodon is dealing with the now hateful content coming in thanks to Gab now using Mastodon as a base. https://www.theverge.com/2019/7/12/20691957/mastodon-decentralized-social-network-gab-migration-fediverse-app-blocking
Very depressing piece on the state of web browsers and we have a clear winner that takes all which is Chrome/Chromium. This is a scary present and future which Google will determine the direction of the web. http://bit.ly/2QgYZGP
If you're interested in giving Google Fi a tryout, here's a referral code to get a $20 credit on your first month. https://g.co/fi/r/3YU949
Can also use the code 3YU949 on sign up if the link doesn't work.
The Cultural Gutter’s Gutterthon for this year Isn’t done yet so if you have the time, consider donating and/or contributing. It’s still one of the best websites out there. https://www.indiegogo.com/projects/2411278
Just a reminder for my US folks:
Here's a good piece on the effort to preserve video game history via a legal loophole. https://arstechnica.com/gaming/2018/08/can-a-digital-lending-library-solve-classic-gamings-piracy-problem/
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