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🛫 Flying home today. I will see my family for the first time in more than a year. Excited. 😊

Two times a lunar month turns into a vegetarian paradise. Perfect evening to "đi ăn vặt" and have dinner along the streets.

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Using the free wifi at Huế airport just required manually submitting hidden forms on their network login page due to broken ad-related (= unnecessary) javascript...

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🇻🇳 Chúc mừng năm mới! 🇻🇳 Happy year of the pig everyone!

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“I’m against surveillance capitalism but Google’s service is listed first on my app because it is so popular” is the “I’m against the tobacco industry but I offer anyone coming into my home a cigarette because smoking’s so popular” of tech.

If you offer people easy access to cigarettes without so much as a warning about the risks, you might want to reconsider whether you really are against Big Tobacco or whether you’re doing their bidding.

@librelounge Great, "lighter" episode to start the year and really makes me want to try out those games! So far I've only played Globulation 2, which is indeed a lot of fun.

Btw, Endless Sky is missing from the show links, too: endless-sky.github.io/

@mray @bjoern I've just sent them an email to ask about their plans to create a fediverse account.

A while ago I've removed the always-visible, ever-ticking clock in the bottom-right corner of my screen.

It made me realize how often I subconsciously looked at it. Turns out, the current time is usually not relevant at all, so I got better at setting alarms for time-bound events and removed one (albeit minor) source of distraction.

@cwebber @emacsen Just discovered there's a new episode of Libre Lounge already and wanted to say hi and thanks for all the good stuff! 🙂 I really enjoy listening to you both.

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How apps on Android share data with Facebook...

At least 61 % of apps automatically transfer data to Facebook the moment people open the app, whether they have a Facebook account or not, or whether they are logged into Facebook or not.

privacyinternational.org/repor

#FuckFacebook #FuckAndroid #SurveillanceCapitalism

Finally got my Haskell program to run on Android using Termux. Just required qemu emulating an aarch64-Debian on my laptop, compiling for almost two days (dependencies, yay!) and proot'ing into another Debian on Termux to actually run it...

There's got to be a better way. But for now I'm just happy the endless bit-crunching was not useless :-).

@ehashman @arrdem I wonder where those parens go after they found each other and disappear.

A sweet gift for children here in for the upcoming mid-autumn festival. Adults like it, too 😊.

Moving is a breeze when everything you need fits on one scooter and your way is across beautiful Hải Vân pass.

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