Has anyone bumped in to any concrete numbers over the environment impact of our usage of suboptimal software, eg js+web tech instead of native desktop apps, the power usage of crypto currencies, the cost of constantly brute forcing problems instead of elegant solutions?
Any data is much appreciated - it trying to write something intelligent about this.
Trump will ban TikTok in the US because it is owned by a chinese company. https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2020-08-01/trump-says-he-will-ban-china-owned-tiktok-from-operating-in-u-s-kdb1nhx1 In the future it will matter where services are hosted and who owns the data and the software. #nextcloud
Nest with Fedora registration is now open! The event is free, held August 7th-9th.
Raseborg Castle ruins in Snappertuna (funny town name)
Today, my son started to show real interest in computers and operating systems. I briefly explained how a computer works and that you can run any OS you want on it.
Also explained what Windows was, and he promptly said:
"But I like using Linux, it is better",
I asked him why, and he said:
"I like the penguin"
We were lucky with the weather, but unlucky with the drone 😅
A chilling reminder of what #Facebook did in 2016, how it operates, and what that could mean for the elections in November.
I've been working more on my Matrix setup lately and have connected Facebook Messanger, and Slack in addition to IRC, Matrix, Signal and WhatsApp. I also installed my own IRC bridge and connected it to a IRC channel I'm logged in since 2004. I made that room public so now everyone who has a Matrix account somewhere can join that room on my server and automatically be bridged to that room in IRC transparently.
It is a lot of work, but the bridges seem to be...
(Swedish): Jag bantar min retrodatorsamling kraftigt. Kolla gärna in annonserna här: https://www.tradera.com/profile/items/120557/jcm
It looks like an interesting summer reading
My #pinebookpro finally found its way home. Nice machine - so much to test!
Next up - Godot, Minecraft, and some Django development!
Living in #sweden
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