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Hackers: Knock Knock
IoT: Who's there?
Hackers: admin admin
#botnet

Sometime next week I will try installing GuixSD on my librebooted x200 and if that fails after a few attempts or if it doesn't have what I need then I guess I will fall back to using hyperbola.

Hyperbola, a Free Software distrobution of GNU/Linux based on Arch and Debian Linux with no systemD (openrc instead) designed around the goal of having LTS releases and respecting user privacy be default.

hyperbola.info/about/

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@compl4xx OpenGApps are still Google services github.com/opengapps/opengapps

If you want a Google free phone then use LineageOS without (Open)GApps or use lineage.microg.org/

“the name "OpenGApps" is misleading. While OpenGApps uses free software to retrieve and bundle the GApps, the apps themselves are not free software, they are in fact the same Google Apps you find on a new phone.”

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Current status: Reading how FreeBSD security team argue that HTTPS is not perfect so they should stay on HTTP. 🤦

#BSD

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snow at night always reminds me of this scene

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Oh good greif, someone sent me bitcoin. Now I have to cash it out to avoid risky currency speculation, and then feel bad if bitcoin price later reaches the oort cloud or whatever

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he makes me feel squishy
he makes me feel green
he makes me feel everything an avocado should

I'm sorry for this. I'm sorry

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#guix and #guixsd 0.14.0 released!

New features include:

- Installer iso (GuixSD) (previously only USB image)
- Friendlier and more helpful guix package (informs early about installed size, ambiguities etc.)
- Networked guix-daemon!

https://gnu.org/s/guix/blog/2017/gnu-guix-and-guixsd-0.14.0-released

lobstrors go to https://lobste.rs/s/08wzsw/gnu_guix_guixsd_0_14_0_released

hackernewsers go to https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=15869617
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The general consensus seems to be:

1) 20th Century Fox owns the "Alien" franchise.
2) "Alien" xenomorphs are born from a Queen.
3) Disney is buying 20th Century Fox.
Therefore
4) Xenomorphs are Disney princesses.

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Google’s true origin partly lies in CIA and NSA research grants for mass surveillance

“The intelligence community hoped that the nation’s leading computer scientists could take non-classified information and user data, combine it with what would become known as the internet, and begin to create for-profit, commercial enterprises to suit the needs of both the intelligence community and the public.”

#SurveillanceCapitalism HT @onreact

qz.com/1145669/googles-true-or mastodon.ar.al/media/LfkfDVO36

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"The #bitcoin #cryptocurrency was supposed to replace the #finance industry. Instead, it has replicated it.

Nakamoto wanted to create a system for #payments that would circumvent governments, bankers, and corporations. Instead, Bitcoin is now a get-rich-quick scheme that retains none of the exciting, anarchist features it proposed and has created a secondary #economy with financial shenanigans that mirror the ones that led to the global financial crisis."

theoutline.com/post/2592/bitco

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the absence of corporate brands on mastodon makes room for private individuals to establish and explore their many own personal brands and brandsonas

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I'm sorry for all the IPFS tweets but this is just incredible. Check out peerpad:

peerpad.net/ or ipfs.io/ipfs/QmXhnaUzhiZ6EGvr2 or ipfs.io/ipns/peerpad.net or (if you run ipfs locally) http://localhost:8080/ipfs/QmXhnaUzhiZ6EGvr2SwPgSZzVhfsTnzTW5EsXH6TNnQcYD

So long as your network connectivity story isn't too sketchy, this is a fully distributed, real time collaborative text editor that can support thousands of clients at once.

So cool.

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