On this really fun #DestinationLinux 214! 😂🐧🐧🐧

Customizing Your Linux Desktop With @gnome@twitter.com, #KDE Plasma & More!

What do you think of our customizations?
And how do you customize your Linux desktop?
We would ❤ to know! 😄
#Linux #OpenSource #podcast

youtu.be/4ElGuRG7kdQ

"Nextcloud saw a 50% growth in its commercial customer base and a near doubling of total bookings. Public clouds may get the bulk of the users' attention, but Nextcloud is showing that there's still a great deal of interest in private clouds as well."

zdnet.com/article/nextcloud-21

📢Nextcloud 21 is here!

🚀10x faster with high performance back-end for Files

📝Collaborative features: Whiteboard, author colors in Text, and Document Templates

🗨Nextcloud Talk: message status indicators, raise hand, conversation description & more!

nextcloud.com/blog/nextcloud-h

Note that a bit later today we have some more big news coming, you can follow it live on our website!

nextcloud.com/countdown/ 🥰

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We're recording an episode of #DestinationLinux right now!

Everyone is welcome to join us at DLNLive.com and Patrons can join the "recording studio" for the Patron Postshow.

Not a patron yet? Go to destinationlinux.org/patrons 🐧😎👍

Wandavision 

Me the rest of the day singing the "Agatha All Along" song from

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Wandavision 

Me at the end of the latest

If you haven't seen it, it's SOOOOO GOOD!

Grilled meat 

Jalapenos, stuffed with cream cheese and a slice of aged cheddar wrapped in bacon. All ingredients from Aldi. 😋

Dale Hanson on the Texas winter storm 

"The energy companies that couldn't keep the lights on would seem the obvious place to start, but the real problem is so much bigger than them," Hansen says.
wfaa.com/mobile/article/opinio

"love is always built on will."

-'the servant' by Hunter

Cookies & Informed Concent in Web Browsers (2/2) 

"... if users are overwhelmed with queries to consent to participate in events with minor benefits and risks, they may become numbed
to the informed consent process [...] Second, if the overall distraction to obtain informed consent becomes so great as to be perceived to be an intolerable nuisance, users are likely to disengage from the informed consent process in its entirety and accept or decline participation by rote" (p.6, 2004).

Cookies & Informed Concent in Web Browsers (1/2) 

"59% of Web sites that collect personal identifying information neither inform Internet users that they are collecting such information nor seek the user’s consent. Yet, according to a Harris poll (2000), 88% of users want sites to garner their consent in such situations" (Friedman, B. et al, p.5, 2004).

Curry consumed! We're coming back for season 14!
What should we do with the theme tune? 🤔

I'm working for a big tech company in California. Yesterday all employees received an email from our security guys.

We have to deactivate all personal assistant gadgets (like Alexa) during worktime in the homeoffice.

They have evidence that these gadgets are recording audio from conference calls.

Nothing new to me but notable that I've got this order.

"Your feelings of respect must be aligned with your actions of respect."

-"The Servant" by Hunter

Why don't we live underground?

Living areas would be underground, taking advantage of natural insulation from the soil. It would also be safer from storms. Work would have to be done to water/flood proof the living area, but I could still see the cost being comparable or even cheaper to brick and mortar. Areas above house at ground level would be converted to parking, greenspace, and or solar energy generation. Am I missing something?

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