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Some cool collaboration/sync/privacy research by Kleppmann et al at Ink & Switch: inkandswitch.com/local-first.h . Nextcloud should have got at least an honorable mention ( nextcloud.com/ ).

Conflict-free Replicated Data Types (CRDTs) sound cool.

Many interesting links in there, including the library of congress recommended formats: loc.gov/preservation/resources

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PROMPT_COMMAND="echo pipe statuses: \${PIPESTATUS[@]}" # In bash, this will show the return status of each command in the pipeline in the previous pipeline. So for instance 'ls | grep unmatchingexpression | wc -l' might return '0 1 0' showing that the grep didn't match.

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I recently wrote a blog post explaining how I set up Mullvad VPN in Qubes, using NetworkManager in the systrem tray, having it automatically connect, and using the Qubes firewall to prevent leaks. Check it out micahflee.com/2019/11/using-mu

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@mwlucas are you sure they won’t? You won’t know until you try... :)

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hey fedizens (and especially niusers)! i built something!

it's a tool that can open a mastodon export archive and show you all of your toots and favorites (if they're available). it's still not perfect and needs substantial improvements, but i decided to publish it now, as niusers were asking questions about how to view export.


also i'll post updates at @meowViewer (report bugs there if you encounter them!). please boost! :boost_ok:

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Up until now, the government has had unfettered access to search travelers’ electronic devices when they enter the U.S.

Going forward, the judge said, searches must require reasonable suspicion—a much higher standard—that the devices contain contraband.

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"Wanna know what makes SeaGL special? We're FREE, we provide childcare, and we have a tea meetup called TeaGL! Learn more here and see you FRIDAY!!!"


#SeaGL #FLOSSconf #FLOSSevent #Seattle #FreeSoftware #TeaGL

Playing around with and library from

Rewrote a Conway's Game of Life using it --

I like it much better than the Go Qt library I used previously which rotted to the point it wouldn't compile anymore.

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Had anyone good ideas for soldering projects with 24-40 parts ?
I want to do a soldering advents calendar ( 24 day countdown to Christmas).

Please feel free to RT

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Here's a privacy feature you can set up with ProtonMail and iOS 13. 👍

1. Tap Shortcuts > Automation > Create Personal Automation
2. Select Arrive > Choose "USA" for Location
3. Tap Add Action > Select the ProtonMail app > Tap Wipe Local Data

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I review services for PCMag, and that means I had a lot of work to do the last few days with the NordVPN and TorGuard breaches. The upshot? I'm lowering NordVPN's score.


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You may have had a few extra Teams connecting to your TeamViewer. 👯‍♂️👯‍♂️

FireEye: "APT41 compromised company behind TeamViewer - which enabled them to access *any* system with TeamViewer installed" • InfoTech News


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Share your digital life in better ways starter pack:
#mastodon (Twitter), #pixelfed (Instagram) and #signal (whatsapp) #justsayin #ActivityPub #fediverse #security

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