Fediverse Admins: If cost was no factor, or better, would you consider going with an S3 provider in Pakistan?

Please explain your rationale.


Reading these classical liberals (Adam Smith) saying 'watch out for crony capitalism cause then you're going to get feudalism but capitalist.'

Well I guess no one read the warning label

One of the confusions of modern thought is that differences in the same category can be ranked.

For example, blue and red are both colors, but not the same.

Is one superior to the other?


Amazon's Jeff Bezos: The richest person in the world - His wealth is now estimated to be $171bn (£137bn), having made billions during the pandemic. more: bbc.co.uk/news/world-53311792

Since working from home my son has complained about me typing too loudly and my wife about me swearing too much. Not sure what people thought computer programming was all about because that's pretty much it.

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Making a /dev/random by putting a radioactive source next to a Geiger counter, it's still a somewhat popular #electronics project today...

But I just realized how old the idea is. It was already a popular technique in the age of analog computers. Screenshot from an analog computer book published in 1959.


Linux kernel coders propose inclusive terminology coding guidelines, note: 'Arguments about why people should not be offended do not scale' - Move won't fix 'brutal system of human misery' but aims to encourage participation In the light of... more: go.theregister.com/feed/www.th

Estimated cost of running an i3 computer in zero to low load 24/7?

Matrix should drop all Bridges and rebrand the web client.

TikTok vanishes from Apple’s App Store and Google’s Play Store in India following its ban - Last night, India banned 59 Chinese apps including TikTok, Helo, and WeChat alleging that these apps... more: thenextweb.com/in/2020/06/30/t #india

Is there a quick and dirty guide to building an #Android App from the source off Github/Gitea/Gitlab?
If you were guilty of a crime and were to be punished, which would you rather endure?

Please boost so I get more votes!
Getting a #Chromebook today

Aside from not logging in, how best can I protect myself from tracking?

Or is that impossible?
Can #ChromeOS/#Chromebook run Windows applications - NOT in Crouton? Nothing fancy, standard WinAPI (not even .NET)
I can't seem to get an #ActivityPub follow request working in curl. I have no idea what I'm doing wrong and I don't see an example in the documentation.

When I replay a captured request, Pleroma gives me an error.

Anyone able to assist? :(
If I follow a public relay like https://relay.mastodon.host/ what is happening under the hood with #ActivityPub?

Still trying to understand the protocol...

Looking at you @alex and @regnatarajan
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