So will mastodon.technology be the third instance going down leaving me with yet another incarnation at social.tchncs.de/@erAck ?

A collection of Meltdown/Spectre postings
lwn.net/Articles/742999/
Insights and advice from various vendors, distributors and projects.

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@bjoern
Hum.. I still don't feel comfortable enough to put the private key on a mobile phone, even if LineageOS'ed and F-Droid'ed.
I have *a* private key for Delta-Chat, but not *the* private key for real things, which sucks, but.. no, I don't trust it.

Separatists are worldwide uniting in idiocy.

@HelpScooby That's quite fast. Many could wish they had Canadian problems.

So will shut down in 3 days,
medium.com/vidme/goodbye-for-n
Seems mostly because transitioning audiences from and to a competing platform is difficult.

The new Hamburg public transport app, how to make an upgrade really suck..
play.google.com/store/apps/det
Good I use anyway, from its F-Droid repo oeffi.schildbach.de/download.h
Only quirk, because there's no free API for HVV one has to choose SH Schleswig-Holstein transport that covers HVV as well..

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After Sean Parker, another former Facebook executive has spoken out about the harm the social network is doing to civil society around the world. Chamath Palihapitiya says he feels “tremendous guilt” about the company he helped make. theverge.com/2017/12/11/167610 #Facebook #SocialNetworks

chubin/awesome-console-services: A curated list of awesome console services (reachable via HTTP, HTTPS and other network protocols)
github.com/chubin/awesome-cons

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Computers are everywhere. They control our access to culture, knowledge, information, education & work it enables us to participate in democratic decision-making. It is crucial that in the 21st century software is controlled by the society #FreeSoftware #HumanRightsDay #Article19

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