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A bunch of people looking at a set of monitors in a high-tech room.

They take notes and photos, what they are seeing seems quite important.

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Fighting against the dominant ideology on the language field has always been hard. We have lost so many words; democracy, freedom, development, green, etc.

It seems that we are loosing yet another word, .

Welcome the

[1/2] In light of recent events, we removed our (little) content from LBRY/Odysee, and will be happy to accept suggestions for an alternative privacy-oriented video hosting platform for future content.

The increasing "cryptocurrency" focus of the platform design is, predictably, distracting from making and consuming actual content. It is essentially a trading platform, with fees for content creation, constant buy/sell mechanisms that mess with the usability.

(original: twitter.com/tuxphones/status/1)

"Because the cloud fucked up one too many times, so Mommy decided to set up her own networked cloud with the other mommies in the neighborhood in a mesh network and distributed fault-tolerant storage"

We have to do better to support the non-profit, volunteer organizations that support the .

As a response to the news about : socialhub.activitypub.rocks/t/,
let me start a thread with the volunteer organizations that empower the fediverse and rely on our donations.

Personally, I support @libreops

opencollective.com/libreops

Feel free to reply with information about collectives that rely solely on us to support the fediverse.

Se puede enviar un sms de Claro a Movistar, un correo de Gmail a Hotmail, pero no se puede enviar un mensaje de texto entre WhatsApp, Telegram o Signal. ¿Se han preguntado por qué? Sobre eso reflexiono en mi segunda columna en #DerechosDigitales derechosdigitales.org/17356/po

- Tourniquets with card readers placed in the separate sections of the center
- Guarded by the Hellenic Police and by a private security company 24 hours a day with the presence of 50 uniformed personnel in each shift.

The construction budget is about *43 million euros* and is 100% funded by the European Union.

migration.gov.gr/en/ked-samoy-

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It's not in China. It is the "Closed Controlled Access Center" of Samos, Greece.

The "closed center" consists of a set of "security features" to "guarantee the safe accommodation" of the "residents".

- Double NATO-type security fence
- Control systems, such as turnstiles, magnetic gates, x-rays, two-factor access control system (identity and fingerprint)
- Closed Surveillance System (CCTV),
- Smart software in order to warn in time for any emergency events

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Glossaico 1.0, the language learning application based on @librelingo, has been released.

codeberg.org/dimkard/glossaico

I am going to publish the official release announcement when the flatpak package is ready.

@ManjaroARM
@postmarketOS
@danct12
@mobian

fighting patent protections on vaccine recipes.

Global Nurses United is a union that represents nurses and healthcare workers. They demand an urgent investigation into the obstruction of the waiver.

covid19criminals.exposed/

If you are wondering what's the "European Way of Life" (what an Orwellian title), the Commissioner in charge, M. Schinas, inaugurated two new #Refugees Concentration camps in Kos & Leros (#Greece). Both funded by #EU.

Phones are often cheap in their price, but their production comes at a great cost. It takes high amounts of energy to produce them and to transport them globally.

If you want to consciously keep your device longer, #UpcyclingAndroid can help.

upcyclingandroid.org/ #ewwr2021

This is horrendous.

theguardian.com/world/2021/nov

Imagine being so desperate that you board a dinghy and brave icy cold waters to get to a country you've probably never visited.

Meanshile, instead of focusing on the situation they're fleeing, the rhetoric is about turning boats around and "reducing the pull factor".

a brief moment of exasperation 

If you’re only organising it on Facebook then it’s not actually a public event

"""
drivers left unable to start their cars after outage

Tesla drivers say they have been locked out of their cars after an outage struck the carmaker's app.

Dozens of owners posted on social media about seeing an error message on the mobile app that was preventing them from connecting to their vehicles.
"""
bbc.com/news/technology-593573

My connection seems to be playing up, sorry about that. Here's the link in case it didn't post properly.

Episode 4 of the PEBKAC Show is now available to everyone!

https://pebkac.show/2021/11/15/pebkac-s01e04-mid-november-updates/

Grab your copy today from the usual places, and let me know your thoughts.

Thanks again everyone!

The Fediverse is not an Endlager for your Tweets! 

Autoposts from the birdsite are problematic and may even violate your home instance's guidelines.

- short/tracking URLs
- usernames not/existing in both universes or who are different persons cause confusion
- RTs clutter local/federated timelines
- responses aren't read preventing discussion

- no use of
- content warnings (CWs) for peace of mind
- image descriptions for accessibility
- public/unlisted/followers/direct addressing

Thanks

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