PureOS: One Linux for both PCs and smartphones | ZDNet
One operating system for two platforms? It's an old idea, which has never worked out, but the Linux laptop and smartphone company Purism is giving it another try.
"We have enormous freedom. That’s not a gift that was given to us, it’s a legacy that was left to us by centuries of struggle. By centuries of people that most of whose names are completely forgotten, the ones who created the freedom and the rights we now have, and that will be taken away unless you constantly defend them."
- Noam Chomsky
Great article by Larry Sanger on of the co-founders of Wikipedia on decentralised social media. He calls it a Declaration of Digital Independence. #ActivityPub #Mastodon https://www.wired.com/story/larry-sanger-declaration-of-digital-independence/
@lsanger you should post your latest twitter thread on here. You may get some feedback.
#1yrago Big Telco hates "regulation," but they love their billions in government handouts https://boingboing.net/2018/03/16/5-gigabucks-a-year.html
This is a decent article on how open source software, tor and blockchain can contribute towards agorism and an alternate economy. https://thelibertarianideal.wordpress.com/2016/06/23/technological-agorism-and-the-coming-horizons/
How quickly can things go bad? Here are some dates in 1933 from Wikipedia's Early Timeline of Nazism: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Early_timeline_of_Nazism#Nazi_Revolution
30 January: President Hindenburg appoints Hitler chancellor
1 February: Dissolution of the Reichstag
27 February: Reichstag fire
28 February: Hitler awarded emergency powers, civil liberties suspended
22 March: Dachau opens
24 March: Enabling Act
That's less than 2 months altogether, from political maneuver to concentration camps and suspending the constitution.
#1yrago Stephen Hawking has died. The famed physicist was 76. https://boingboing.net/2018/03/13/stephen-hawking-has-died-the.html
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