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Hi! People might know me for my contributions to scuttlebutt.nz - I have been working on a implementation of it, intensely for a year now. github.com/cryptoscope/ssb - Always happy to answer questions about it or SSB in general!

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We went there on Thursday and it left a big impression on me, even tho I’ve seen photos of some of the pieces before.

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People are gonna be pissed when we finally cut carbon emissions and transition to electric cars, only to discover we're still reliant on an industrial model of agriculture that's degrading global soil health, collapsing ecosystems, and driving vital species to extinction. Gonna be so cool when we're all starving food refugees, driving across the monoculture wastelands in our Teslas.

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Firefox became so bloated, we can't ship it anymore for i386 architecture on OpenBSD because we just can't compile it :flan_shrug:

i386 can't allocate a lot of memory to a single process, and during the compilation we hit this limit.

Goodbye Firefox on i386, you used to work fine but you didn't made exercises to lose some fat as people suggested to you, you are a bit more isolated now.

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"Well, first things first: User needs. An empathetic service would ground itself in the concrete needs of concrete people. It’s not about innovation, big data, government-as-a-platform, transparency, crowd-funding, open data, or civic tech. It’s about people. Learning to prioritize people and their needs will be a long slog. It’s the kind of change that happens slowly, one person at a time. But we should start."

- #JakeSolomon, 2014

web.archive.org/web/2018082919

#PublicServices #CivicTech #UX

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Wow fucking #couchsurfing put up a paywall so you can’t even see any of your past messages or friends without a subscription of 2$ a month, federated couch surfing when?!

As a backend/network kind of hacker wanting to learn more about how to structure GUIs this really helped me: eugenkiss.github.io/7guis/

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I feel like element/matrix missed me a bit too much…

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@mntmn it’s happening again. Not as bad as last time but I think I just noticed earlier.. the machine was powered off for a couple of days without the charger plugged in.. it seems like something is leaking..?

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Huh.. it seems like there is a new mail client in town. Anything I should know about the Vivaldi project?

vivaldi.com/blog/vivaldi-4-0/#

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andrew lee just seized over 700 channels on freenode because they mentioned libera.chat in their topic.

This includes projects like openbsd, wikimedia, FOSDEM, etc.

archive.is/uHw1g shows 720 channels that match what is being checked.

here's an example log: gist.github.com/pushcx/ab2a1d5

boost this if you care about foss in any way.

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