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"Proprietary drivers have also concealed backdoors, which are seldom appreciated." theregister.com/2022/05/12/nvi

Well, duh!

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A look at a time when #Singapore had an epidemic of babies.

"In the 1960s, Singapore’s total fertility rate was a staggering 5.76. The old Kandang Kerbau (KK) Hospital was so busy that it was nicknamed the “Birthquake” Hospital. Between the 1950s and early 1970s, more than 1.2 million babies were born there.

In fact, in 1966 alone, 39,835 babies were born in the hospital. This earned the hospital a mention in the Guinness Book of Records"

biblioasia.nlb.gov.sg/vol-18/i

#Hospital #Babies

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If we combine our Twitter and Mastodon followers, less than 23% are here on Mastodon.

If you think free software tools should be favored, to build free software tools, you can act:

1. Unfollow everything you can on Twitter (you could also suspend your account for one year, to try).

2. Follow us here and follow as many mastodon accounts you can.

It could be a very strong signals to developers if they realize that they have more followers on Mastodon than on Twitter.

Isn't NATO a purely defensive alliance? Why is Putin scared of being attacked by it?

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RT @effektio@twitter.com

I guess we need open end-to-end encrypted protocols (re @matrixdotorg@twitter.com ) with open clients, so anyone can just pick their favorite flavor without any one "provider" responsible to scan them... twitter.com/lisdittmer/status/

🐦🔗: twitter.com/effektio/status/15

The EU common language should be

Trying to make a list of messenger apps that do not require phone number to chat

- Session (no ph number for registration)
- Telegram
- Skype
- Kik
- Line

It has its use cases, sometime you just need to talk with someone but you don't want to disclose your ph number.
Which one do you use/prefer?

When the telco will start to use wideband codec for international calls?
Or are they planning to go into oblivion the way SMS did?

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#IETF, the place where people turn to for open standards, RFC's, etc, has put itself in the exclusive #walledGarden of #Cloudflare. How utterly despicable.

An interesting talk about why the MSR (Molten Salt Reactor) never took off. I think it's about time to give another shot to the technology
youtube.com/watch?v=bbyr7jZOll

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