A bully does not understand how solidarity works. When people see the pain of others, they want to do their bit to relieve it. When they see injustice, they oppose it.

Someone who sees protest and violence only as a means to power cannot understand this.

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Installed VScodium (FOSS VSCode) again after almost 2 years to see if I'm missing out on anything. Turns out I'm not. Emacs has really spoiled every other text editor/IDE for me.

@akhilan
എന്താ ചെയ്യണ്ടേ എന്നു വെല്യ പിടുതമൊന്നുമില്ല. പിന്നേ ആകെ ഉള്ളതു കുറച്ചു ആഗ്രഹങ്ങൾ മാത്രമാ.

1. Dopamine receptorസിനു ആവശ്യത്തിനു വിശ്രമം കൊടുക്കുക.
2. കൂടുതൽ വായിക്കുക.
3. കൂടുതൽ കാര്യങ്ങൽ പഠിക്കുക.
4. മണ്ടത്തരങ്ങൾ കുറയ്ക്കുക.
5. വെറുതെ ഇരിപ്പു കുറയ്ക്കുക.

Does Redhat's recent move on the CentOS project feel like a similar but different version of Microsoft's Embrace, Enhance and Extinguish?

Had a chance to try windows 10 PC after so many years at a friends place. I must say. What an abomination it has become. It goes out of its way to be in your way of work, specially if you have a wacom plugged in. Settings scattered around all over. People say Linux is quirky. 🤦🏾‍♂️

@sudo
Why do you think XMPP is outdated? Also tons of free software projects that have both tech people and non tech people are run using just IRC and mailing lists. So I don't buy the whole productivity argument.

@sudo @purism@social.librem.one

Firstly XMPP is way better. There very mature clients available that are drop in replacements for something like WhatsApp.
Secondly if we want them to grow we need to be ready to invest in them. Otherwise we're just spectators.

@purism
It's sad to see people put so much money on centralised platforms such as signal. Federated decentralised software is the one way to be absolutely sure that your freedoms aren't hindered and your privacy is respected.

Privacy in Digital Age | Abraham Raji @avronr

Mothers are special people. They know how you feel from the way you sound over a phone call. Well they've been seeing you almost constantly from your birth. They also use this incredible amount of information to tell you exactly the right to make you do exactly what they want.

abrahamraji.in/posts/privacy/

#privacy

Any #nodejs developers interested in taking up this challenge?

Build #yarn 1.x with #babel 7.x

Yarn 2.x already moved to babel 7.x but there is no stable release for yarn 2.x and it is completely different from yarn 1.x.

This will help us ship yarn in #debian (we already moved everything else to babel 7.x but could not port this yet) for next stable release bullseye.

It would be useful to nodejs developers to make initial installation of yarn easy.

@purism
It's sad that people choose to fund Signal over something like Element. Also saw entries for stuff like Facebook Messenger. I mean why use Purism Devices at all if your going to run Facebook's apps on them.

It would be great if Purism maintained seperate repositories for free and non free software like Debian does.

Wonder how many years Python 5 to Python 6 transition took.

How do you measure your percentage experience? Like I've seen it in a bunch of personal websites and never really understood the logic behind it.
I mean what does that even mean...

"96% experienced in React"
What does that mean? 96% of what?

@praveen

Always a pleasure working with you Praveenetta 😊

Afraid of Angering BJP, Facebook Ignored Hate Speech Rules for Party's Anti-Muslim Posts: Report

A report in the Wall Street Journal, quoting unnamed current and former FB officials, alleges a top Facebook India official opposed taking down hate speech posts by a BJP MLA over worries it would damage the company's business prospects in India.

m.thewire.in/article/tech/face

#facebook #india #bjp #hatespeech

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