Here are some free software alternatives for some simple digital tasks:

Note keeping ➡️ Emacs Org-Mode
Rich text editing ➡️ Emacs Org-Mode
Todo lists ➡️ Emacs Org-Mode
Spreadsheets ➡️ Emacs Org-Mode
Calendars ➡️ Emacs Org-Mode

Hope this was of help!

I wish I had had something like Wallabag when I was a university student.

Upcoming talks:

Copenhagen, March 26: presenting the opening keynote at the CPH:DOX Art, Technology, and Change conference on Small Technology as “The Antidote to Big Tech”

Singapore, April 6: Taking part in the Straits Times Education Forum to debate the motion “Entrepreneurs today do more harm than good”.

When aliens landed
We said: "Save us"
And: "You are fake"
And: "We are busy"
And: "Leave us alone"
And: "Die"

The aliens listened
And said: "No"
And did nothing
Except watch us

And our anger
Did nothing
Our shame, our fear, our hate
To them

How alien they are, aliens

Folks building “sell your own data” platforms are not your friends. Ask them how they make money.

Hint: they take a cut.

They’re basically digital pimps.

@raucao calendars and contacts are such a mess.

even with using DavDroid.

As someone who has limited knowledge:
Am I correct in assuming that if is set as default SMS/MMS app, it will send a message encrypted to those who are registered as using Signal and as a regular text to others?
If it goes through Signal, it will go through a Signal server as a message, and not as a text message?

Hey do you know #xml and/or Publican, write in [mostly] proper English, and live in #Linux?

If you do, there's a job waiting for you as a technical editor. Let me know if you apply and I'll officially refer you.

#fedora #rhel #redhat #fedora-docs #docs #documentation


asus and acer: you want non tablet portable machines for students? here, netbooks!

schools: too hard to maintain.

asus and acer: look we put windows on it!

schools: no sorry

google: look we did what they did but worse.

schools: YES @grainloom

Me: "Oh, cool. Something I can write slides in Markdown and it will convert them to HTML _AND_ PDF."

Tool: Here's a meh HTML.

Me: "Well, at least it also creates PDFs, right?"

Tool: "The environment variable CHROME_PATH must be set to executable of a build of Chromium version 54.0 or later."


that the open source time tracking/invoicing web app Kimai had been revived and is being developed again. Brilliant! I loved it.

‘I have to perform to save my life’: Medical bills kept rock legend Dick Dale touring till the end

“I can’t stop touring because I will die. Physically and literally, I will die.”

And so it goes in America.

...Is death real? Today, an Earth-like exoplanet was discovered to be harboring intelligent life. Upon deciphering the planet's transmissions, they were all surprisingly found to be in English. To make matters more confusing, they're all signed by our ancestors. The people we believed had died.
#writingprompts #writing

Fun fact: Minecraft runs more smoothly on my Fedora partition than on the Windows 10 partition.

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