Well, it's 11am here, and had homemade white hot chocolate, helped make a pan of dark chocolate brownies topped with a strawberry syrup, also homemade. Also have a turkey in the oven and made deviled eggs, which is always a family affair.

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current status: catching up on cataloging all the rpg pdfs I've collected in the last half of 2020

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Great Conjunction: Saturn and Jupiter Converge

Illustration Credit & Copyright: Sebastian Voltmer

apod.nasa.gov/apod/ap201215.ht #APoD

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Join Бронзы and the @SDF damgüdcyberchatter crew on anonradio.net at 00:00 utc on Sat (that’s 7pm ET and 4pm PT Fri) & warp to the ends of the sonic multiverse to discover 80s sounds you never knew existed.

From the sultry to the sublime, you’ll discover a new side to familiar artists including Depeche Mode, Underworld, Falco, Neneh Cherry, Talking Heads and more.

Come for the synth & vocal goodness, stay for the cyber safari comcrew.

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Long and a bit rambly, sorry 

@ajroach42 I have a powerful gaming desktop, a slightly less powerful gaming laptop, a good ish 2012 Thinkpad, and a bunch of Raspberry Pi's and 99% of what I do can be done on the Pi's (watching Internet things, and especially with the 4GB models that's more than enough to have 1 stream plus a few chats, plus Fedi, and probably still play Doom). There's only a few games I can't play on my Thinkpad, which has no GPU (and comes from the first gen of intel CPUs where they thought maybe we should make the GPU slightly more powerful than enough to display Win7 Aero)

You can do everything, slowly, on a Raspberry Pi, and you've been able to do it since the first Pi came out. 8 years later, and 8x the power per Pi, they're still considered "low power" and yet when I got my first RPi in 2012 the gaming rig I *dreamed* of having had 8GB RAM in it... Chillblast custom PCs could spec a max of 32GB at the time!

If we somehow convince enough people that something like a Pi is enough, then companies will *have* to bring their usage down.

Schools were meant to adopt the things (at least in the UK) but it never really happened because Microshaft has their Office suite, and programming languages so deeply ingrained it'd be like pulling the floor out from under the ICT curriculum...

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So how did we get from the gleaming promise of the digital age as imagined in the 70s to the harsh cyberpunk reality of the 20s?

Centralization, rent seeking, planned obsolescence, surveillance, advertising, and copyright.

How do we move forward?

Re-decentralization, a rejection of the profit motive, building for the future/to be repaired, building for privacy, rejecting advertising, and embracing Free software.

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irc may be old and clunky but at least it can't get acquired by salesforce

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the right SMTP settings so I can send work emails on , not Outlook.

Server: smtp.office365.com

Port: 587

Encryption: STARTTLS

Username: Your Office 365 email address

Password: Your Office 365 password

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So finally it is done!
The last zine of the VPN series:
Tunnel & Backups with a Raspberry-pi

You can fetch it from the link below, and if you would like to support the project consider buying a physical copy!


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so facebook just merged instagram directs and facebook messenger. whatsapp is next. good luck.

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FB Messenger and WhatsApp are apparently down

I didn't notice because IRC always works

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In about 90 minutes we'll begin our second broadcast of Sci-Fi Radio. Tune in for 1950s sci-fi radio dramas every Tuesday and Thursday at 22:00UTC on tilderadio.org

#tilderadio #scifi #radio

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