for all your copyright-free shitposting needs: jon manning has created CC0 versions of the expanding brain meme https://secretlab.institute/2021/02/15/cc-0-licensed-galaxy-brain-images/
via twitter (https://twitter.com/desplesda/status/1360743216832606210)
Plasma 5.21 is out and it is the prettiest thing ever. Check out the new wallpaper, the easy-to-use application launcher, the brand new system monitor, and dozens of other improvements that make 5.21 the ideal desktop for you.
So, what are we about? 23 orgas, over 13.000 people and counting.
We're simply worried about the massive deployment of biometric surveillance tech such as facial recognition cams. It's secretive, it's unlawful, it's inhumane.
We are calling for a BAN on biometric mass surveillance. In February 2021 we are launching an ECI (European Citizen Initiative) aimed at the European Commission.
Get involved and #ReclaimYourFace!
I made it mine through:
* "bricking" it (it is very HARD to _actually_ brick as it boots in priority from a micro-SDcard.. and the issue was documented)
* trying 10+ OSes on it
* apt dist-upgrade
* apt install stuff
* editing config files and boot loader with vi
* querying the baseband
* adding custom script in /usr/local/bin
* importing data through NextCloud
I feel that joy, curiosity and excitement i didn't feel in computing for a while! #Libre
Tooting for the first time from a PinePhone, mobian, phosh and tootle! Haven't been so excited about a computer since.... my first thinkpad?
Full of glitches and quirks... but so exciting to have total agency over a mobile computer! That's how it should always be!!
"The decision comes a week after a court held the state responsible for its failure to take sufficient measures to halt climate change, a first in France."
System76: images of their own up and coming custom KEYBOARD.
The source code has also been released.
The want to bring the ultimate user controlled keyboard experience.
Open source mechanical, electrical design, open source firmware and associated software, and a large number of user configuration opportunities.
Firmware updates via fwupd project. Settings are stored on EEPROM and are maintained through firmware updates.
I just saw someone rightfully rant that in order to get live captions for your livestream to improve accessibility (#a11y), you need to send everything to Google's servers for their speech recognition engines. Also need to use Chrome.
So here's a eminder that there is an effort by Mozilla (#CommonVoice) for open source speech recognition. They need training data, and everyone can donate their voice, or help verify other people's recordings.
Raspberry Pi OS has turned into spyware for M$:
And yes, they add M$'s repository key to APT's trusted database and add their repo to APT's repo list.
Or informing you via a NEWS file.
So now every time you do "apt[itude] update", M$ will know about it.
free software / privacy / leftist politics / veganism / PhD student machine learning
"approachable without being whimsical" (Goldman Sachs about its new font, but applies to me as well)
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