@pokey Pokey for all it's worth, just fyi, I made a note (anonymously) on open street maps so that a correction can be made.

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I found out only yesterday that #Jitsi has dropped #GoogleAnalytics from their public instance meet.jit.si/ , which is a great improvement for #privacy ! (They still do analytics, as documented here: jitsi.org/security/ , which is a good read for any Jitsi user.)

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Heard on news on radio earlier this week: 'The cause of the fire has been determined to be undetermined'

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I used to be a "Googly" person. I had Gmail when most people asked "Is that like email or something", and I was heavy into Google Plus when it was peaking.

Two things turned me off, aside from the now obvious reasons. When they started providing those creepy auto-response buttons on your emails; felt like they were reading right along with me.

Second, with location turned off on my Android phone, I get asked to rate my trip to "business x" when I wasn't even there, but was nearby.

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@claudiom scroll down to #5 of opensource.com/article/19/10/s and see if you recognize any of the screenshots

The author clearly has excellent taste. (Also wasn't sure if you wanted credit and/or how to list you, so let me know)

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We all have some of these tiny instruction sheets that came with some device, like a digital photo frame or a poor man's watch. 3 yrs from now when I change the battery, I won't remember which of the 2 buttons to hold down for 5 sec and press the other 3 times to change the settings.

I scan all those little sheets to PDF and keep them in a Manuals folder in my Documents. Zoomed, easier to read, and most important, I know where they are.

Family stops in. He says he went to see the doctor. At first I was surprised, and then thought more and realized it might not of been David Tennant, as there were others. Then realized it was probably a medical person.

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RT @biglesp@twitter.com

Urgh!! Just been asked to be a contributing writer for a tech site and when I asked about payment, there isn't any.
Freelancers: Please be upfront and ask for payment. Sure it might be scary to ask, but do it! Don't work for exposure, we can't pay bills with exposure :(

🐦🔗: twitter.com/biglesp/status/118

Anyone have suggestions for best things to use for and ?

So it's if I have to wear an eye patch, I will insist on two parrots to sit on my shoulders, and they will look rather dark.

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And the best teachers are those with the confidence to *not* be the subject authority... they're the ones with the chutzpah to learn alongside their learners, and show them that learning in a digital age is its own set of skills...

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My sister was kind enough to give me fresh tomatoes and peppers from her garden. Guess it's an omelette for lunch!

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