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Since this did such numbers on birdsite:

Five or so years ago I was working on the BBC's developer portal at developer.bbc.com and I was asked to replace the terrible fake code on the laptop screen in the stock photo. As an easter egg, if you click on the laptop screen then you can change it too.

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A year after the police murder of George Floyd, we must all redouble our efforts to support Black lives, in the streets and on the internet. eff.org/deeplinks/2021/06/year

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Some more explanation on How To help us here:

- πŸ‘€ check out the discussion
- πŸ€” consider if still valid or relevant
- πŸ” check the Gitea issue tracker at github.com/go-gitea/gitea/issu
- πŸ”§ try to reproduce on try.gitea.io if the issue is not already listed
- πŸ“ file a bug report with as many details as possible and good explanations for reproducibility
- πŸ—¨οΈ mention the issue (either the new one or your results from the dupe search) in the Codeberg ticket
- πŸš€ ideally pick something up and improve Gitea!

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Finally, moved all my personal repos to @codeberg, boy this feels good! I only wish FLOSS projects that I want to contribute to moved as well at some point, so that I could ditch GitHub once and for good. #Codeberg

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I've been thinking: right to repair is a necessary band-aid right now because things are getting way out of hand, but wouldn't it be nice if the economy as a whole were to prioritize designing things which were simple, easily repaired and intended to last a century ?

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Haven't posted much so I may as well show off a #UserStyle I'm making for #Codeberg / #Gitea
Before & After:

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Why is everyone talking about #Windows 11 these days? We are waiting for the free #Debian 11 instead! Who too?

We'd like to take the opportunity to thank all the Debian contributors for their work in the past and on the upcoming #Bullseye release. Thank you for reliably powering Codeberg since day one!

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Alright, real talk, do I make this website for the radio station myself?

I certainly can, of course. I've done plenty of graphic design and I maintain half a dozen websites right now.

But I kinda want to just hire someone to throw together a single page thing with a donate button, and just give me something punk as hell.

Are you a punk as hell web designer that wants to do a single page website with very little copy today?

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Site.js version 17.2.1 released

Fix: WebSockets are now proxied correctly.

If you noticed that the viewer count during our Small Is Beautiful (small-tech.org/small-is-beauti) live stream kept showing zero, it was because of this bug.

For information on installing and running Owncast via Site.js, see owncast.online/quickstart/site

sitejs.org

CC @gabek

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Irritated with pre-installed Google apps in your Android phone and not able to uninstall them?

FSMI launches a campaign to De-Googlify your android mobiles, here is a guide on how to do it.

Enough surveillance! let's stop feeding the #SurveillanceCapitalism monster @Google
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When I say a certain approach to computing is "wrong", I *don't* mean "was not the result of a series of what appeared at the time to be rational choices by smart people".

*Everything* in human culture is the result of what appeared at the time to be rational choices by smart people.

But smart people are not infallible people. They can and do make mistakes.

By "wrong" I just mean "is now locking us in to an extremely bad trajectory, and we have the choice to stay on this road, or reevaluate".

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Java had the earliest of early-mover advantages, it set out to be what Flash became, it tried extremely hard to be what Flash became, and it's a very impressive technical achievement that it managed to completely fail at basically its only goal in a clear field with no competitors in sight and an entire industry supporting and training and giving seminars and cheering it on.

Flash became its own security nightmare, as did Java, but that's a different problem to that of adoption.

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Gnome Boxes had no problem installing Windows 11. It thought it was Windows 10. I guess they can't be TOO different.

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living sardine-packed 20-to-a-house. And then be arrested for speaking their own language. It'd be an outrage, right? But that's just everyday life, in US-colonized Hawaii. (2/?)

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Imagine a Native American community with a Disneyland-like resort built over their villages & ancestor's graves, made to do bastardizations of sacred dances, in 'sexy feather headresses' & entertain the rich tourists for starvation wages, 12 hrs a day 7 days a week 1/?

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Internet cold callers and their constant requests for #SEO #backlink requests really grind my gears. Here's an interesting example I received recently...

kevq.uk/internet-cold-callers-

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