Do not give up
@dheadshot You're right. I had played it once first on a school BBC Micro and got hooked. It's amazing what could be done with a few kB of memory and a processor measured in single digit MHz.
@dw The most worrying phrase I the discussion of recent police violence is "five hands ripped off." WTF?!
Microsoft is evil, Google is evil, Apple is evil...
.. can anyone see a pattern here, I'm sure there must be something.
Microsoft 365 has employee surveillance and analytics built in: https://mobile.twitter.com/WolfieChristl/status/1331221942850949121 #privacy
ukpol data protection
The UK gov is bargaining away hard won data protections during closed-door trade negotiations without parliamentary oversight. Sign this petition to Parliament from the Open Rights Group:
So I've installed a new Nvidia graphics driver on my Linux desktop, along woth Vulcan, Winetricks, Proton, Proton tricks and assorted other stuff. Ran the Proton script over and over, fixing missing package problems each time. I spent an hour working through some startup/account binding/first-start bugs. But Elite Dangerous works on Linux! Running through the flight tutorial tasks now - graphics are fantastic. Handles rather differently from Oolite. :)
**After coronavirus: Our relationship with meat and the next pandemic**
"All pandemics in recorded human history have come via the animal kingdom. With mutations abounding and our interaction with wildlife widening, when are we finally going to address the sick animal in the room?"
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The Conservative government is planning to pay for a massive increase in the defence budget by cutting key worker pay and stealing money from the legally prescribed international aid budget.
They are definitely nailing their colours to the mast.
Is your open source project still using Slack for its community? Consider:
Mozilla has migrated their chat to Matrix: https://wiki.mozilla.org/Matrix
Mattermost now offers hosted service with special pricing for OSS projects: https://mattermost.com/nonprofit/
There are probably even more I'm not aware of.
There are good Free options now. Time to get out of the proprietary SaaS lock-in.
Famous neolib newspaper ""keeping it real"
@MatejLach @InternetKevin What they need is debt relief and economic support so they can build up an economy that doesn't put families in the unenviable position of needing the labour of their children. What they need is decent jobs and well paying markets for their produce. Knowledge won't replace economic need, I'm afraid.
Physics, technology and InfoSec enthusiast. Teacher and OU post-grad.
We wunt be druv.
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