A student of mine once wrote an amazing essay about how increased efficiency always means we use more, not less. Here's Low Tech with a great article on the topic.
A transition to renewable energy is meaningless if we don't topple our culture of consumption. That's a crucial part of my #solarpunk philosophy.
#PlasmaMobile sprint comes to end finally! Thanks Endocode AG for hosting us, and KDE e.V. for sponsoring the travel and accommodation!
Sprint report will follow once travel ends 😄
Sending SMS via a Nexus 5X running Plasma Mobile #kde
When you see people using signal in the elevator and Linux distros in the living room of the hotel, well, probably sth interesting is going on in the town #fosdem
“Así me ‘hackeo’ el móvil para que no me rastreen” (y no es para tanto)". Graciès a Sofocles por compartirlo, y a @kim por escribirlo 🤗 ⤵
https://surtdelcercle.cat/index.php?view=blog&id=42 #privaciadad #ciberseguridad #FDroid
If your reading workflow includes checking out web, social media, etc on smartphone, finding interesting articles, adding bookmarks and reading them later using an eBook reader, and you prefer #foss self hosted solutions, you may find #wallabag really useful.
It extracts the useful part of the links (text + images, if you prefer so) and serves them via your own host to the eBook device. And you can also export them as epub :)
"Why we need GNU/Linux on mobile devices (now more than ever)", Lightning talk at #35c3
I really find it satisfying to complete Street Complete missions when I'm out-and-about, so much more fun than Pokémon Go (at least for me anyway)!
"[Street Complete] app finds incomplete and extendable data in your vicinity and displays it on a map as markers. Each of those is solvable by answering a simple question to complete the info on site.
The info you enter is then directly added to the OpenStreetMap in your name, without the need to use another editor."
this sums up agile development in the enterprise quite nicely https://www.halfarsedagilemanifesto.org
Suggestion to strictly hierarchical, for-profit companies that produce proprietary software: for a couple of months, try to respect your values. Prevent cooperation and knowledge sharing among employees. Then, switch to business as usual, create and publish a comparative analysis. I think that the findings would be interesting.
Hoy hace 6 años que murió Aaron Swartz por la presión del Gobierno de EEUU. Él solo quería y luchaba por hacer el internet más libre. #AaronSwartz
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