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(#mrs6mua) @prologic Yeah I’m sure it is (hard). The idea mentioned in the article was interesting though, if we would have started out with a search engine more akin to Wikipedia than the commercial Google approach. Granted I don’t think even Wikipedia is always the bastion of freedom and reliability that some like to make out, but a much more ethical approach than the likes of Google for sure.
(#6sur6eq) @prologic Yeah I guess my logic was anyone using
yarnd is going to have that Go version of
minify as it gets pulled down as part of
make deps, but I guess I could link a couple other ones there. I’ve only ever used the Go one myself 😅
If all of the world gets its queries answered through a single channel, and if the institution that operates that channel ranks information according to the amount of money it has been paid, rather than any sense of the public interest, and if people tend to read the first results that come up, then people’s entire picture of the world’s information will be economically determined
Not sure if it’s better to just tell people to run the
minify command manually instead of editing the Makefile or not. For mine that is kinda what a Makefile is for, but the next time the origin/HEAD version of it is modified the user will still have to merge/custom commit it 🤔 I’m probably overthinking this though.
minify -b -o ./mytheme/static/css/twtxt.min.css ./mytheme/static/css/[0-9]*-*.css;
Just a note, I did have to add the appropriate line in Makefile to also minify the CSS files in my custom theme folder, as obviously by default it will just process the default theme files.
(#46etgrq) @firstname.lastname@example.org Huh, neat. I didn’t know about that Framework laptop. I was very pleasantly surprised with my old Sony Vaio how easily replaceable the HDD and RAM actually is (just a little panel with a screw on the bottom, pop off, replace, done). No having to disassemble the whole machine at all.
But that Framework machine is on another level!
Very satisfying to whack a new cheap 240GB SSD in my secondary laptop today, which is a 11 (almost 12) year old Sony Vaio. It’s been running lightweight software like my primary WM in
dwm just fine even while running a modern browser like Brave, but the old mechanical drive was noticeably slooooow. Like a new machine with the SSD!
(#j4xqvna) This guide that was doing the rounds recently is cool: https://pspodcasting.net/dan/blog/2019/plan9_desktop.html
(#j4xqvna) I’ve played around with Plan 9 in VirtualBox recently and found it pretty interesting. Only thing I struggle with is the mouse-centric window manager as my wrist cramps up real bad 😥
(#6j2mb4q) @prologic some day I would genuinely like to look at lightweight alternatives to Nextcloud as I think we have mentioned before, possibly have to build one, but replacing WebDAV etc is a problem 😥
(#muquara) Granted I wish Nextcloud itself wasn’t a PHP driven behemoth, but that’s another story 😆 But it has made a lot of that transition off typical cloud services easy.
(#muquara) It’s true not everyone will be willing to do it, that’s fine.
But possible to self-host everything yourself if you’re willing? Absolutely. I got my missus and myself off Google docs and calendar etc and on to my Nextcloud instance. Files, tasks, calendar etc are now all sync’d and controlled by something we, well, control and know where the data is going.
I do the same with my RSS feed and even my KeePassXC database file, meaning synchronized passwords on any device. I’ve had a great experience so far.
(#zy3ae2q) I’m waiting on improved Linux phones, then I’ll be prejudiced on Android too 🤣 (kidding)
Also don’t put artnitrary stuff in parens at the stat of your Yarn 🤣
It was supposed to be a continuation of my previous Yarn that I ran out of characters for. Is there a safer way? 🤔 I guess square brackets for one 😅
(#zy3ae2q) The solution to me seems simple enough, but maybe there’s some obvious roadblocks (or agendas) I’m missing.
- Get a unique secret token issued via the appropriate Government service that links back to your identity and vacc status.
- Store encrypted in (hopefully freedom respecting) scanning app of choice on your device.
But good to see they’re making an effort not to be evil here 👌
Yes and no 😁
At least it’s not something willy nilly exclusively hosted on their servers, but the whole insistence on Google Services and Play Store being present irks me big time. Android functions perfectly fine without Google Services, so this requirement is a 👎. I hope the EFF and the likes help come up with something here.
(2 / 2) Then I read this:
To use this feature, the device needs to run Android 5 or later and be Play Protect certified.
In other words, de-Googled devices are out of the picture. 😡 So once again it’s something that only pushes further on the monopoly. This is like Google Pay all over again.
(#zy3ae2q) Now I was reading on the Google Developers site the following:
Storing information: The user’s COVID vaccination and test information is stored on their Android device. If a user wants to access this information on multiple devices, the user will need to manually store it on each device. Google does not retain a copy of the user’s COVID vaccination or test information.
Thought that sounded okay actually. Local storage, no cloud uploading etc. (1 / 2)
somebody has to do it. Should the government be the one doing it instead?
Probably, at least then it ties in with the health system we’re all recorded in instead of being leveraged by third parties. My point is it must NOT be left to the hands of these advertising/data sharing businesses. If it comes to that I’d rather just carry the physical card in my wallet.
This makes me very uneasy. Not because of anything to do with vaccines etc, but the fact it ties in with Big Tech.
(#qahmf5q) Ahahah 🤣
Thought it a bit bemusing Facebooks keep talking about “small businesses” being affected. Like FB gives a shit about small businesses.
(#kobpwsq) Yeah whatever you say TikTok 🤣
(#flvqtqa) I have often thought about using one of my more ancient machines in a CLI to just do writing on or something. Y’know, much more ‘distraction-free’ and all that.
(#nc3oawa) @prologic That was definitely a clever idea, in implementing that. Certainly also helps when the timeline is having a ‘quiet’ day. And no automatic algorithms or ‘suggested’ bullshit needed!
(#oesblva) I can confirm clearing the cache in Goryon (Android App Settings) makes the correct avatar load.
(#oesblva) hasnt updated on my pod
(#jfzqbma) nevermind, I missed the “mobile” part of the Intel bit 😅
(#fvdkerq) Same thing even if I point Goryon at my we.loveprivacy.club pod by the way.
(#fvdkerq) @prologic Got some output, see here: https://files.mills.io/download/flutter-debug.txt
(sorry for defaulting to your file service, it’s just the easiest and ready to go file sharer I know of 😅)
The errors are odd… it makes it sound like the http resource doesn’t exist, yet the same URLs it’s complaining about resolve fine in a web browser and my pod is working fine 🤔