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I could really setup office here in Killarney Provincial Park. All I need is a satellite internet connection.

The bankers own the earth. Take it away from them, but leave them the power to create money, and with the flick of the pen they will create enough deposits to buy it back again. However, take away from them the power to create money and all the great fortunes like mine will disappear and they ought to disappear, for this would be a happier and better world to live in.
~ 1920, Josiah Stamp - Director of the Bank of England

Been thinking a lot about this and how it relates to cryptocurrency.

The never ending story is only an hour and a half??? I swear I remember it being longer!

I deleted my Facebook account permanently! Not deactivated, deleted. I feel surprisingly good about it.

"Robinhood is fucked. They managed to piss off people so much that Ted Cruz agrees with AOC (!) to have them investigated.

There's no way Robinhood came up with a "destroy our brand" decision without being pushed into a corner by someone with power. "

- Andreas M. Antonopoulos

There is a wallstreetbets room on Matrix now. Seems like a good place to go since they got banned from Discord.

I just bought my new Avatar art as an #NFT on Ethereum. It is pretty cool that an #artist was able to get paid for this beaver image they created! #ethereum #cryptocurrency

"Just because you are wrong doesn't mean you get to change the rules, especially when you were wrong you got bailed out the last time."
- Chamath Palihapitiya

Does Medium not provide an RSS feed anymore for blogs hosted there? I used to be able to add /feed/ on to the end and I'd get the RSS feed.

Don't know how to code but still want to contribute to open projects? Consider open street maps!

OSM is the community built map of the world. Anyone can edit the map and all the data is freely available and usable in any of your projects.

Start in your own neighborhood. Maybe your street is missing or named wrong. Update the corner shop hours. Map the parks or sidewalks. Anything helps and many hands make light work!

Day 8 - #100DaysToOffload

#osm #openstreetmap

Patiently waiting for my PineTime to arrive. I have already messed around with WaspOS and it's simulator. Does InfiniTime have a simulator similar to WaspOS's?

I am looking through old storage devices and I am surprised about how loud HDDs are!

Are there any 3rd party clients for Signal? Is this possible? Is the API copyright of Signal the company?

Hey, Canucks! Or Lemmy (the software) fans! Or both, or neither!

Howdy, Canucks, Lemmy fans, or just whomever likes federated reddit clones!
I'm venturing in to the world of Lemmy and have put up If you'd like to have a look, have something to create and say, maybe help get involved, build communities, etc, please come on by and see what's going on!
It's a little something different, and it should be fun!

2/2 Looking further into it, it seems that WhatsApp does store a backup copy of your messages on their servers. This is vulnerable to hacking. Also, if they have no access to our messages then what are they sharing with their partners? Maybe they are using the backup of our messages to farm for data. If this is true their version of end to end encryption is just some nice marketing. What is the truth?

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1/2 When trying to convince family and friends to dump WhatsApp and switch to something like Signal they have done their own research and come back to me pointing out that WhatsApp does actually do end to end encryptotion. WhatsApp claims they never have a copy of the message unencrypted. I point out that this can not be verified since WhatsApp is not open source.

Does PineTime Pine64's smart watch have a standard strap that can be replaced? @PINE64

The dentist never should have had Family Feud on during the cleaning! I tried not to laugh which just caused me to have a major case of the giggles which is very hard to stop.

I love that in MTG Arena that you can play super janky decks and win as long as you don't play too much and move up too many levels.

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