In the USSR two things could land you in prison: not having a job (known as social parasitism or idling) or entrepreneurship. There's a significant overlap between these two groups of people, and that's where most of the economic output of capitalism comes from.
After a short but uneventful beta period, we've released Openfire 4.4.0! Get it while it's hot! More details at https://discourse.igniterealtime.org/t/openfire-4-4-0-release/
In order to get elected, @BarackObama@twitter.com will start a war with Iran.
Who remembers this classic article in The Independent from December 1993?
The best pull request in 2017
To go on sale in the US this month: Lenovo ThinkPad P laptops with Ubuntu.
Dell may be the best-known Linux laptop vendor right now, but Lenovo is looking to muscle in on the pre-installed Linux machine market.
Shipping Linux on high-end, premium machines like these is indicative of one thing: demand.
Lenovo is clearly hearing from its customers, from businesses, and from developers that they want LINUX out of the box.
"When I was a boy of fourteen, my father was so ignorant I could hardly stand to have the old man around. But when I got to be twenty-one, I was astonished at how much he had learned in seven years." MARK TWAIN
You can add Nintendo to the list of companies that uses #XMPP to push notifications to devices.
interesting concept: #DataColonialism - raw information mined in numerous countries, processed mainly in the imperial hub, and then used to exercise control throughout the world
"Why We’re Relicensing CockroachDB" https://www.cockroachlabs.com/blog/oss-relicensing-cockroachdb/
Interesting to see this explosion of new open-ish licenses.
Whenever I talk with people into chemtrails, flat earth, or other conspiracies, I'm struck by how appealing a worldview with a "them" must be. If only we could stop "them!" As dark as those worldviews are, it is perhaps darker if there is no "them." That this world is just... us.
Greens in Germany see a big surge in EU election. Greens easily taking 2nd place w/22%, double their result 5yrs ago. Have won voters mainly from the 2 major popular parties.
Army recruitment tweet backfires as people respond on how army service has impacted their lives
The new subway cars in Stockholm hide a wonderful easter egg 👻🖤
1/ The data that Chinese smart retail systems can capture from a single store is mind blowing.
Face recognition identifies new & return customers, estimates their age, gender and mood. Time spent in store and items looked at creating live store foot traffic heat maps.
Software development and electronic music.
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