I'd love to see a book written on getting started with the indieweb, aimed at people who don't have much experience with computers. Part course on tech literacy, part how-to guide on how to escape the grips of big tech companies. Anyone know if something like that already exists? If not, I'm kind of interested in writing one, so if you are too, send me a message.
Boosts appreciated, and also tagging this in #askfedi
Very interesting take on the modern times and attention economy, see
GitNex 4.3.0 is OUT.
- Single commit screen with diff view
- Show labels in issues and pr lists
- My issues with remote search and filters
- Follow system theme
- Show notification count when switch accounts
- & more...
Feel free to boost!
Check the release blog post and release notes.
Monkeypox, WHO updates,
Here’s How Mozilla Thunderbird Is Making a Comeback in 2022
This is an interesting article and reports a research where the researchers studied whether toxoplasma infection make one "attractive"; compared two groups of people with and without toxoplasma infections and assessed with other people whether they appeared "attractive" or not. Reported that compared with those who did not have toxoplasma infection were more "attractive" than those who had.
What are some of the problems with this research?
This weekend I reinstalled Archlinux (Archlabslinux) on my lenovo thinkpad and configured it. Here is a short writeup on it,
Repeated mass emperor penguin chick deaths prompt dire climate change warning.
Omicron is as dangerous as older variants, according to this new preprint
So... I'm turning this into an ongoing thread about #LongCovid.
2. "Pandemics disable people — the history lesson that policymakers ignore"
"Influenza, polio and more have shown that infections can change lives even decades later. Why the complacency over possible long-term effects of COVID-19?"
"From the beginning of this pandemic, people with disabilities understood that the disease would target them and would swell their ranks."
Heads up in the southern hemisphere.
A fantastic essay on why you need to read computer science papers. Aimed at computer scientists, it is also useful for anyone in any field. Here is the link to the full post:
While you are at it, also check out
I have also posted it for discussion here:
So, what do you think?
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