Let's say you are hanging up a 115,000 V power cable. On this hook. Who could have known? https://data.nbcstations.com/national/KNTV/seanmyers/pge_hooks_grid/assets/still-1.jpg https://www.nbcbayarea.com/investigations/Long-Term-Wear-Found-on-PGE-Line-That-Sparked-Camp-Fire-565181442.html
The "Google Cemetery" lists abandoned Google products. Would be funny if it weren't so awful: they are real users whose life was majorly disrupted in every case. We need more open-source, self-hosting and cut the SaaS-only companies out of our lives https://gcemetery.co/
When you have to give a talk and the projector (that you tested 2 hours before) suddenly doesn't want to work any more. Can you say "hold up this laptop"? #seagl2019
@mako: "The firms developing and deploying get freedom. The end-users do not."
Overheard: "Googlectomy". #seagl2019 https://upon2020.com/blog/2019/11/notes-from-seagl-2019/
A new UBOS apps update is available. #Nextcloud #mediawiki #Wordpress and more. As usual, "ubos-admin update" will upgrade your entire machine, top to bottom, regardless how many apps you have installed. https://ubos.net/docs/releases/2019-11-12/release-notes/
Updated my talk summary for #SeaGL next week on @PSpringtime, DIY open-souce hydroponics for your backyard. https://osem.seagl.org/conferences/seagl2019/program/proposals/623
"Builders Ditch Nest After Google Ties Devices to Digital Assistant" ... that Google would do that surprises exactly nobody. We need an #IndieIoT. Want to help? https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2019-10-17/builders-ditch-nest-as-google-ties-digital-assistant-to-devices
A new UBOS update is available, with over 500 package upgrades. https://ubos.net/blog/2019/10/10/update.html
An inkling of the (hot) future — Silicon Valley’s power may be switched off tomorrow. https://upon2020.com/blog/2019/10/an-inkling-of-the-hot-future-silicon-valleys-power-may-be-switched-off-tomorrow/
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