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Oh my ahura mazda, people like my joke and I have accidentally ten times as much followers as before, and stars enough to fabricate a moderately sized nebula.
Now how to tell them that I am boring and not funny? 🙃

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some people think they *punish* me by banning me for disagreeing with them. 🤦‍♂️

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A switch has silently been flipped in millions of instances of Google Chrome: those browsers will begin sorting their users into groups based on behavior, then sharing group labels with third-party trackers and advertisers around the web.

v1.1 is out!
The open source, federated replacement for "facebook events" or GetTogether from @mobilizon

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Ads in are coming, in one-to-many channels. Lucky it's not encrypted. 😁

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#TIL Internet Archive's new service: Internet Archive Scholar. Search 25 million research articles preserved in the Internet Archive.

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so people gonna, uh, *pay* to to be able to follow other people's, uh, "exclusive" tweets? wthf.

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There is a ton of amazing free software projects I use every day and for today's "I love free software"-day I would want to thank all of their contributors, but that's close to impossible. So I'm just mentioning a few projects I use and hope that my words somehow reach as many free software contributors as possible :)

@debian @fdroidorg @gnome @inkscape @libreoffice @Mastodon @nextcloud @Tusky


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Version 4.1 is live on !

This release introduces a ✨dark theme✨ . You will see this if your operating system is set to dark, or you can switch manually in Settings.

The release notes will be available on GitHub shortly.

@jens re : why don't include at least an oneliner about what channeler is? TBD isn't quite descriptive. Other components could use a "what this does" as well.

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Internet is the unending stream of idiots who provide "good" advices:
" sound quality is in fact superior to ."
Both are _#lossless_ encodings so the results are exactly the same.
I request permission to shoot, preferably with large calibre.

@pixelfed @dansup Apart from the question above (can/should I link images to include in posts) is there any reason not to support WebP as it'd be 1/5th the size with no visible quality loss?

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Have you ever wondered why a popular account on the Fediverse seems to have few followers, and maybe even no posts? It's probably because its information is out of date on your instance.

✅ Clicking on a user's profile picture opens its public profile page on its home instance, which carries the true number of followers, the complete set of posts etc.

Sometimes the differences can be quite striking, see the attached images for an example.

#MastoTips #FediTips #Mastodon #Stats

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Better Than Zoom

Please help me share.


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Nextcloud Talk

Worth mentioning: Mattermost ( | OpenMeeting ( | RocketChat (

All with free service accesses.

#FreeSoftware #OpenSource #Zoom #VideoCall

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