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Delete Chrome. Now.

Google is using its exceptionally powerful position to make *the browser itself* analyze your browsing behavior and serve that on a plate in the form of "cohorts" to anyone interested.

They are transforming Chrome into a "browsing-history-passport" - right now.

If you care about your intellectual freedom even a little bit, you must put Chrome out of your life as soon as possible. Support others doing the same.

Quote from the linked article:<br><br>Today, Google launched an “origin trial” of Federated Learning of Cohorts (aka FLoC), its experimental new technology for targeting ads. A switch has silently been flipped in millions of instances of Google Chrome: those browsers will begin sorting their users into groups based on behavior, then sharing group labels with third-party trackers and advertisers around the web. A random set of users have been selected for the trial, and they can currently only opt out by disabling third-party cookies.
friends don't let friend accept third party cookies.
what browser would you suggest tho? i use brave, i know it is not very good either, i heard Brave browser was exposing addresses in Tor mode for months..

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Click to open/close#tiramisu della casa
@Fabio per colazione? 😂
colazione, pranzo, merenda e cena! invidiosi, eh? :-P

no, ieri dopo pranzo.. mi è rimasta la foto in giro :-)
@Fabio non sono invidioso perchè sono appena uscito da 4 giorni di zuppa inglese 😜
apperò! icomplimenti! :-D
purtroppamente è finito.

time to upgrade the home server...

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Lago calmissimo, come uno specchio #Lecco #Lake
vista del lago di lecco

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Sarebbe fico fare un bot con i valori delle altezze idrometriche del lago
E chi lo sa fare? Io no... Magari @valhalla oppure qualcun altro
esiste un RSS di queste altezze da qualche parte?
troppo facile :)
va bene, ma se dovessi scrivere un bot da dove prenderei i dati?
di cosa?
boh, forse? ma raise TooManyProjectsError, sorry

però sì, sarebbe figo se qualcun'altro lo facesse :)

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17. Friendica - A Trade-Free Social Network

Have you ever heard of the trade-free social network Friendica? I guess not, that's why I want to show it to you. It is one of the coolest social networks out there. Why? I will explain in this video :) You can watch the "The Social Dilemma" here: The Fediverse: The Beginner's guide to Friendica: The social ad-networks, the Fediverse, and my Live is back: The Fedilab App for the Phone: Check out our work at: What we do is: We do it with: Support us: Follow us on: Music: Music by Chillhop Music j'san - Movie Scene Blue Wednesday, Shopan - Murmuration Philanthrope, Moods, The Field Tapes - New Day junior state - Nice and Easy Nymano - night walk Sitting Duck, Otaam - Nights At The Beach Yasper, Louk - Nightwatch
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So today I took my time to read SQLite docs about window functions and changed 3 queries (written copy&past-ing without really understand) which took almost 3 seconds to run, to one query which runs in 0.1 seconds.. nice :)

"Lazy afternoon"
Result of an afternoon of playing with Blender.
Models by me following techniques from Ian Hubert's Lazy Tutorials, except the two plants and pots, which I found on Blend Swap
Textures from Ikea catalog, except for the floor, which comes from an image search, and the two comics (by Leo Ortolani)

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Let's keep the #GNOME40 celebration going with a brand new release video!

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Another great video @freehive. 👏
Nothing like MATE + Compiz. Thank you guys for building such an awesome desktop

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ChromaCam test

ChromaCam is a Python/Gtk/Gstreamer experiment to show a chroma-keyed webcam stream on desktop. Could be useful for screen-casts and screen sharing in video conferences.
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GNOME: releases 40.0
the internet:

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A cult classic Italian adventure game "Nippon Safes Inc." has been declared FREEWARE. #DOSGaming
Download DOS/Amiga versions here:
Blog about Dynabite & the game:
ScummVM announcement:

on #mobian unstable.
"danger" is the middle name of a friend of my former neighbour.

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experiment of the day:

Vala bindings for Zint barcode generator library , with a simple Gtk UI to generate barcodes

How did you know I need this! ?

My meagre attemt is here:
and also, can it get a Gtk.Image somehow? I was able to a) either save it to a file or retrieve an in-memory bitmap which could not be easily squeezed into a Gtk.Image.

Going to check it out.
You can load the bitmap into a Gdk.PixBuf, then you can do whatever.

I wanted to have the bitmap field as uint8[], mostly because looks vala-y and because it's what is in Gdk.PixBuf.from_data()'s signature).
I found that it needs a length to works with Gdk.PixBuf.from_data(), so I added the get_bitmap() method to set the length.. It works but I don't know if it's the correct solution... there so much things I'm not sure about and docs are useful only up to a point...

(as a side node, the zint.h header I have on disk has a bitmap_byte_length field which would be so good to use as length value for bitmap (setting it directly in field's annotation in vapi) but looks like is not used and docs doesn't mention it.....)
Oh for Vala's sake! I spent a day on this (vala is not a language I really know) and now there are already at least two vapi files ready 😃

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Linux distributions in a nutshell
Have to wait for Fedora to develop it, Arch to document it and Debian to package it. Only then can Ubuntu market it.

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Vorrei fare un ringraziamento all'inventore del Casera stagionato.

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A Demonstration of Modern Web Bloat

Soydevs are destroying the internet and now preventing me from eating. The internet is becoming so prohibitively bloated that doing very basic normie life things has become a huge affair and inconvenience. I just want to consooom informational content on the internet without being overburdened by trackers, ads, server-side scripting and other trash. My website: Please donate: Get all my videos off YouTube: or Odysee:$/invite/@Luke:7 BTC: bc1qk2dz5x6m3sjnkzf0mhlz9pmsz4xfjtjmfrgm9d XMR: 48jewbtxe4jU3MnzJFjTs3gVFWh2nRrAMWdUuUd7Ubo375LL4SjLTnMRKBrXburvEh38QSNLrJy3EateykVCypnm6gcT9bh OR affiliate links to things l use: Get a VPS and host a website or server for anything else. Get a cheap and reliable domain name with Epik. Get the Brave browser.$/invite/@Luke View my videos on LBRY. Get a bonus for joining. Get crypto-rich on Coinex. Get reduced exchange fees for 3 months. Get crypto-rich on Coinbase. We both get $10 in Bitcoin when you buy or sell $100 in cryptocurrencies.
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#wip icon for a (not really) new #wip project: Collector, an app to organize collections of various kinds, built on top of lesana

(symbolic icon is still to do...)
symbolic icon done 👍

quick test:

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#TIL there are #ZIM files for entire #WikiBooks collections as well. This is the English language collection, for example:

That's a 4.6 GB download (just over a few HD movies) for 3100 books, free for use and available offline for reading in your phone or computer, anytime.

Magnet here:
Thank you for sharing!
you're welcome! There many other ZIM dumps in the Kiwix wiki if you're interested:

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A coworker¹ just pointed me to

🎵 The PEP 8 Song 🎵

¹ who is currently suffering through a (non blocking! I'm not evil) flake8 check I added to the CI of a project.

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Sospesa nel nulla, una barca sul lago #Lecco
barca in lontananza sul lago nella nebbia

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grazie 😃
Vidi una volta un paesaggio simile attraversando in auto il Chott el Jerid, da Tozeur a Kebili (un rettilineo di 80 km), dopo una giornata di pioggia.
Praticamente vedevi solo la strada e non c'era alcun orizzonte: impressionante!

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Getting into the mood for FOSDEM 2021 tip #3 Between talks turn on for a couple of minutes ;)

Ok, I just found that one of my favorite band from Jamendo not only has released a new album last year, after 13 years (!), but they are also on the fediverse @pornophonique
We’re glad that you found us even in this little corner of the internet. It’s cozy here. But hope to see you live on tour someday – stay strong!

Yesssss , #confy on #Flathub
Let me spam a little bit more :)

#friendica Adwaita-ish scheme for Frio theme

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