If you use #GMail, #Google keeps records of everything you buy, even if you delete the email receipt, and even if you didn't buy the product from them. Here's metadata from my takeout showing price, delivery address, description, vendor, etc. #privacy

Font Downloader is a simple to use and adaptive GTK application that allows you to search and install fonts directly from Google Fonts.
Find it on Flathub: flathub.org/apps/details/org.g

Proposal for all following the Gregorian calendar: Can we just restart #2020 in 4 days again? So we can overwrite the last year every single day with a better version? #Make2021TheBetter2020 #Make2021TheReal2020

Merry everyone! Feliz Natal! Wesołych Świąt! Joyeux Noël! חג מולד שמח! メリークリスマス! God Jul! c Рождеством Христовым! 圣诞快乐!

Developers, consider not sharing the name of your app in your SMS 2FA text messages. This may allow people / aggregators (govt. or other) in the middle to glean information about your users.

Instead, consider displaying a unique string in the app itself, then share that via the text message to pair in addition to the TOTP code.

This may help whistleblowers & everyday people to avoid divulging additional attack surfaces.

#coding #infosec #dev #2fa

Plasma 5.20 Beta is out! Help KDE test the new features and improvements that will go into the final version to be released on October 13.


CAUTION: Contains untested beta software! Do not use as your main work environment!

Facebook is a uniquely horrible creature.

Birthed as Ivy League frat house wet dream.

Coddled on narcissist need to always exist (be seen/be heard).

Juiced on the frictions of rubbing together ever available ideology divides until they bleed.

All the while gorging on copious amounts of free content and data until it enveloped the world.

There is no better version of this.

Only better places to spend our time and energy.

Where hopefully we can become better people.


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