Maybe it would've been advantageous to the society if for-profit organizations were kept away from education and health-care...

Two fields which shouldn't have been allowed to become playgrounds for for-profit 'players'.

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Hey, have you heard about that billion-dollar corporation working for social justice?

Yeah, me neither.

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Forgive me for being uneducated, but why is the difference between IPv4 and IPv6 so profound, and the latter so much more confusing?

Was there an IPv5 in between that was just "let's double the address space, and if presented with an IPv4 address we just front-pad it with zeroes to convert"? ->

... and if there was, why didn't we just stick with that?

The anonymous hacker group is, well, supposed to be anonymous.

Yet they have 'verified' Twitter and YouTube accounts.

Does that mean they are not actually anonymous? 🤔

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The longer you keep your phone the more lightly it would have tread the earth, so think twice when you want to buy a new phone. Do you really need a new phone? The truth is, the most #sustainable phone is the one you already own – so make it last. 🌍 📱


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A little plan

Be curious. Go outside. Get to bed on time. Hydrate. Breathe from the diaphragm. Eat happy. Get a routine baggy enough to live in. Be kind. Accept that not everyone will like you. Appreciate those who do. Don't be defined. Allow fuck-ups. Want what you already have. Learn to see not things that get in the way of life. And to say yes to the things that help you live. -Matt Haig

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"A developed country is not a place where the poor have cars. It's where the rich use public transportation."


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Hi community,
does anyone know whether there is a way to change the default visibility of ?
I've always found it strange that they seem to default to public but even browsing the whole issue list on the repo, I could not find anything related to that.
I'd really think that making boosts followers only would be more reasonable so if there is a way to do that, I'd be grateful for any tip (or open issue).

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For more than a year, every big tech site would have banned or suppressed content saying the exact same things Anthony Fauci said privately #FauciEmails

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the insane kinds of things you learn by being on the python-ideas list

Does being the leader of a country mean just showing up on TV regularly to proclaim grief and saying that things will get better?

The leader draws a handsome salary, right?

A salary that comes out of the tax paid for by the people.

If TV appearances is the only thing matter, the most suited candidate is an actor.

But then again, being a politician and being an actor has so much in common.

Yet it would've been nice if acting was just a side business.

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"Bloomberg today released a report on how companies like #Apple, #Microsoft, #Amazon and #Google are working together to put a stop to laws that would make it necessary for companies to provide device schematics, genuine repair parts and repair manuals to independent repair technicians."

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This week is GDPR's 3rd anniversary! 🎂

It has reshaped the web and increased awareness of the issues with surveillance capitalism. Many privacy-first tools like Plausible wouldn't have existed without it 🙌

It continues to make a big difference too. We hear daily from large companies who are closely watching opt-in rates on those consent banners. And they are increasingly looking for and switching to privacy-focused tools due to high opt-out rates! #haveyoursay

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Celebrate with us: currently 3.500 apps are available in the F-Droid main repo, yay! 🍾🍹

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എത്ര എളുപ്പത്തിലാണ് വാക്‌സിൻ ക്ഷാമത്തിൽ നിന്ന് ഗംഗയിലൂടെ ഒഴുകി നടക്കുന്ന ശവങ്ങളിൽ നിന്നൊക്കെ ലക്ഷദ്വീപ് വന്നു ശ്രദ്ധ മാറ്റിയത് !!


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Regarding the freenode controversy, I had thought the fault was mostly on one side.

But after seeing this post by prawnsalad, I'm not too sure...

May be the 'echo chambers' played a role?

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