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I wrote an article about best practices (including travel tips) for PureBoot, @purism 's #FOSS tamper-evident boot firmware that allows the user to control all of the keys and secrets used for the signing process. Check it out here:


Librem 5 Dev Kit & Librem 5 "Aspen" batch.


In that case, you won't mind if I identify you as a fascist and a sexual predator, then.

Does anyone have elasticsearch working with in Docker?

Hello. This weekend I'm going to update this instance to Mastodon v3.0.0... There are a lot of changes, some are breaking too, so take a look at the changelog:

The most important, I thinks, is that OStatus support has been removed.

Side note, if you don't know what ncdu is, look it up because I guarantee that you will need it someday

Similar: corporate gaslighting

Microsoft pretending Windows incorporating ads and spyware is good for the customer, Shell trying to convince us they're into green tech now, Oracle doing literally anything

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Getting vaccinated against brands. "M̷̱̈́͝c̶̰̓̂D̵̢̖̓͝ǒ̵̡̭͝n̸̨̉ǎ̷̝͒l̶̝̈d̸͉̟́ș̷͙̒" the doctor asks? I shrug, the sounds not lining up in my head. In my stomach I feel un-hunger.

I do this every so often but just wanted to give a shout out to my favorite RSS reader software, Miniflux. Set it up for the umpteenth time recently and its always exactly what I need.

semi-regular reminder: the #Firefox and Chrome add-on Bypass Paywalls lets you easily get past the article-hiding nag screens on numerous major media websites, even WSJ

both mozilla and google rudely delisted it from their add-on sites so you have to get it from the author's github:

I just submitted the first release of Contrast to Flathub! It's a beautifully designed app to check the contrast ratio between two colors made with GTK & Rust by the GNOME Design Tooling team.🎉🥳

I facilitated a #TalkPayIRL discussion at The lowest paid developer in the room just accepted a position wherein their salary is 65% higher. Thank you to the amazing #DevOps community for the support and for the process. 1/2


Artists installed seesaws at the border wall so that kids in the U.S. and Mexico could play together. It was designed by architect Ronald Rael. ⁣

Beautiful reminder that we are connected: what happens on one side impacts the other.
🇲🇽 ❤️ 🇺🇸


scottish witch trial records 

it really was surreal to peruse scottish witch trial records and find inquisitors dutifully notating how they coerced confessions, how they interpreted healers and political agitators and neuroatypical folx alike as satanists in order to have everyone they knew captured and killed. we downplay it today, somehow, but the witch trials were a pan-european political genocide without which the modern nation-state and all its crimes, perhaps even whiteness itself, would not be possible.

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