B.C. woman thwarts potential cougar attack by playing Metallica
Tuesday, August 6th 2019, 5:20 pm - Gallant scared off the cougar with Metallica track, 'Don't Tread on Me'
Don't mind me, just test posting from my desktop using Social: https://gitlab.gnome.org/BrainBlasted/Social
[Update] G Suite limiting access to less secure apps starting October 30, 2019
The bastards HATE people using something like thunderbird, because then you don't have to log into goog with your web browser and they have a harder time tracking the shit out of you.
They already make it hard to find the 'Allow less secure apps' for individuals and it takes about 4 clicks or so to do it -- if you can find the damn setting.
Next they'll turn off the setting for individuals.
the DJ playing right now on aNONradio - froggyme - will be your @SDF Public Access UNIX System representative at the Vintage Computer Festival West on Aug 3 & 4 (Mountainview, CA). Come by and meet froggyme and the AT&T 605 Terminal!
VCF West event site:
SDF's travelling AT&T 605 Terminal:
**"What to the Slave Is 4th of July?": James Earl Jones Reads Frederick Douglass's Historic Speech**
"In a Fourth of July holiday special, we hear the words of Frederick Douglass. Born into slavery around 1818, Douglass became a key leader of the abolitionist movement. On July 5, 1852, in Rochester, New York, he gave one of his most famous speeches, "The Meaning of July Fourth for the Neg…"
EFF warns people of the dangers of using Slack
(submitted by whalabi)
15 years ago, EFF's @doctorow told Microsoft:
1. That DRM systems don't work
2. That DRM systems are bad for society
3. That DRM systems are bad for business
4. That DRM systems are bad for artists
5. That DRM is a bad business-move
He was right.
[en] #Diffu is a Free Software allowing authors to publish all kinds of texts or articles and to aggregate the reactions they generate on social networks, especially through #ActivityPub such as #Mastodon, #PeerTube, #Pleroma, #PixelFed, #Funkwhale, #Hubzilla, #GNUSocial ...
Diffu is a kind of free and federated alternative to #Medium or other applications that are not always easy to install.
To develop it, we launch a crowdfunding campaign
ReToot are welcome 😉 !
Hi, DJ Music Squirrel & World Music Show fans! Because of logistics we're going to have to take some time off after DJMS's 50th show *finally* airs. (This week or next.)
We'll be back for certain at some point. @snowdusk_ @greg @tomasino @gemlog ...everyone else whose Mastodon nicks I can't recall right now.
**Trump Pulls Back from Iran Attack as Bolton & Pompeo Continue to Push for War**
"After threatening to strike Iran in retaliation for shooting down an unmanned U.S. drone, President Trump reportedly approved, and then abruptly called off, military strikes. The move came after the operation was already underway in its initial stages, with warships and planes already being put in…"
A Major Strike in Uganda this July. The Kids have a message! Uganda will be having a Children's Climate March. I will be there. Be sure to join us. Let us push the message @gretathunberg @FirstArai @PedazoUG @ugawoman01 @nemaug @tracy_noelyn @LilGreenHandsUg @howey_ou @observerug
The Forgotten Operating System That Keeps the NYC Subway System Alive https://www.vice.com/en_us/article/zmp8gy/the-forgotten-operating-system-that-keeps-the-nyc-subway-system-alive Metrocard runs on OS/2! 💳
Our users rely on bridges if their ISPs or governments block access to the Tor network. The difficulty lies in handing out bridges to censored users but not to censors. We tackle this problem with the tool BridgeDB.
Version 0.7.1 is out now: https://blog.torproject.org/new-release-bridgedb-071 #censorship #surveillance
Today we're announcing a new website: What can I do for LibreOffice! This helps newcomers to our project and community get involved – learn more about how and why we made it here: https://blog.documentfoundation.org/blog/2019/06/07/announcing-a-new-website-what-can-i-do-for-libreoffice/
Thousands of immigrants suffer in solitary confinement in U.S. detention centers
Amazing. America is living a live version of Idiocracy, because why not, there's money to be made from that. https://www.mediamatters.org/video/2019/06/05/tucker-carlson-almost-every-nation-earth-has-fallen-under-yoke-tyranny-metric-system/223874
Dad, hubby, booze enthusiast, SDFer. I write COMPUTER PROGRAMS.
"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