Lots of new people out there... #welcome
Here are my #introductions
Also big advocate of #openhardware.
I'm kind of libertarian but closer to Chomsky than Rand.
i'm super excited to see @algernon and others building (or planning to build) a distraction-free low-power sunlight-usable writing device
for one, because it's useful and cool and i'd probably like to use one eventually
for two, because i really want to see the freewrite, which i am thoroughly grumpy about, get shown tf up https://tiny.tilde.website/@pho4cexa/99466679076881678
No real theme today just a few cool places:
Share your favourite small places on #WW !
Purism has an update on their progress with the Librem 5. If you're considering getting one, new information for you!
"Librem 5 general development report — October 15th, 2018 – Purism"
First we were punk'd
Then we were Banksy'd
Now we are system'd
init with integrated shredder and other pranks
TIL that the oldest continuously seeded torrent in the entire world is the fan-produced (and completely legal) "Fanimatrix" video.
The exact, originally released file has been available online...every bit...via BitTorrent for FIFTEEN YEARS now without interruption.
New Sanders bill: If a bank is too big to fail, it's too big to exist
Happy belated #WanderWednesday everyone!
Here is the "edible edition" featuring #under1000 sites with "edible" names:
Timely reminder that "Netflix original" is just 2018 for "Direct to DVD"
These articulated abominations should be banned from Canada
Just LOOK at this onion 60cm long and all plant and no bulb.
IT'S BEEN Show more
TWENTY YEARS TO THE DAY SINCE THE RELEASE OF 'ONE WEEK' BY THE CANADIAN ROCK BAND BARENAKED LADIES, THE FIRST SINGLE FROM THEIR 1998 ALBUM 'STUNT'. IT WAS WRITTEN BY ED ROBERTSON, WHO IS FEATURED ON THE LEAD VOCAL OF THE RAPPED VERSES. STEVEN PAGE SINGS LEAD ON THE SONG'S CHORUS, WHILE THE TWO CO-LEAD THE PRECHORUSES IN HARMONY. THE SONG IS NOTABLE FOR ITS SIGNIFICANT NUMBER OF POP CULTURE REFERENCES, AND REMAINS THE BAND'S BEST KNOWN SONG IN THE UNITED STATES.
Maybe I should finally get a landline again
'One Man’s Journey To Becoming His Own ISP'
here's a neat bit of kit on ebay currently
It's the result of a 1984 collaboration between British Telecom, ICL and Sinclair Research, and a lot of its hardware is based on the much unloved Sinclair QL
tech, firefox, privacy maybe Show more
"How to setup your own DoH (dns over https) server and use it with Firefox"
A short, nice read