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Aside from keeping patched and up-to-date, what are your tips and techniques for staying secure on Android device?

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This is very disappointing to see. The screenshot shows "You're ready to go!", followed by "You can use 'Software' to install apps like these:". The apps they list, in left-right top-down order, are: VLC (free), Skype (non-free), Spotify (non-free), Slack (non-free), Discord (non-free), Corebird (free), Mailspring (free), GIMP (free), Minecraft (non-free), Android Studio (non-free), Ora (non-free), Notepad-Plus-Plus (free), Tusk (free), Brave (free), and IDEA Community (free).

That is 8 free and _7 non-free_. Also in the screenshot on the left is an Amazon icon.

We've known #Ubuntu to do these things for a while now, but I grow increasingly disappointed with each release. Ubuntu also encourages the use of proprietary software through "snaps", and advertises non-free software by default through their package repositories unless you explicitly check a box (at least in previous version) during installation to use only free repositories.
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Can I emphasize one more time how cool Blokada is?
You don't know it but your phone is *full* of trackers. It's not better than the web. I thought that we don't have any tools to deal with it - after all, it's not a browser. But turns out there are!
Blokada works as a VPN but locally. It has a blacklist (which you can change) and it just blocks all connections to trackers or ads. It works wonderfully.

Of course Google wouldn't let it in the Play Store.

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I've always liked this idea

I'm involved in

I've also got a power generator trailer (panels and batteries)

My partner runs

So we already have the nomadic eco village
and power station 😀

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Password manager autofill in Android Oreo is so convenient

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@amphetamine @cocoron or maybe we can break the word down and explain from there.

solar: we have this bonanza of free energy from the sun, and it's enough to provide a good quality of life for everyone if we manage and distribute it well enough. but it's not an infinite supply to fuel exponential growth for its own sake.

punk: the system we have now is not nearly as equitable or fair as it should be. some people get rich, more get oppressed and dumped on. so we fight to end this and do better

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@amphetamine @cocoron that's some high expectations you have of me, friend ;p


solarpunk is what happens when we take all of this technology we have, and decide that maybe instead of chasing infinite exponential growth that's impossible we'll try to build a world with it that can coexist with nature and provide for everyone so they can do more of what they really want.

i'm 0/1 on expressing things well so take it with a grain of salt. i maybe missed some things and overemphasized others

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Every day I feel guilty about not saving the world.

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Do you meet the following criteria?

✔️ Educator
✔️ Can be in London, England on Thursday 24th May
✔️ Interested in testing out MoodleNet prototypes

If so, get in touch! (we'll compensate you for your time)

(please boost to reach corners of the Fediverse I haven't yet explored!)

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With recent announcements that is cutting thousands of jobs, and Virgin Media is dumping hundreds of workers, isn't it time to bring something as fundamental to our future as internet access out of the hands of these sociopathic corporations and back into our own hands?

Rural community projects like B4RN ( are great - but the majority of us live in urban areas where we can't dig fibre under a farmer's field.

I'm more and more interested in .

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Idée du soir : le framaframa, un outil pour créer des équivalents de framasoft.

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$25 bux a year for membership that includes use of AMAZING FREE TOOLS.

Live video streaming
Up until now, however, we have been dependent on the biggest corporations to access this service.

Today, MF/PL is launching a beta version of our own member live video streaming service. Do you have an existing MF/PL username and password? Then you are ready to stream!

You can just log in and hit the STREAM button - how easy and cool is that????????????

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had never played with Kontalk before, anyone use with it before?

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Dual inheritance theory:

Human behavior is a product of two different and interacting evolutionary processes, genetic evolution and cultural evolution. Genes and culture continually interact in a feedback loop, changes in genes can lead to changes in culture which can then influence genetic selection, and vice versa.

One of the theory's central claims is that culture evolves partly through a Darwinian selection process.