"Die Unternehmen sitzen in den USA, die Daten werden in der Regel ebenfalls dort gespeichert. Das macht es schwierig, sie nach europäischen Datenschutzrichtlinien in deutschen Schulen einzusetzen."

stuttgarter-nachrichten.de/inh

absurdity levels are currently severe

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An optimist is a man who looks forward to marriage.
A pessimist is a married optimist.
If it wasn't for Newton, we wouldn't have to eat bruised apples.
Fourth Law of Thermodynamics:
If the probability of success is not almost one, it is damn near zero.
-- David Ellis
In seeking the unattainable, simplicity only gets in the way.
-- Epigrams in Programming, ACM SIGPLAN Sept. 1982
I have yet to see any problem, however complicated, which, when
you looked at it in the right way, did not become still more complicated.
-- Poul Anderson

Whining about ADE 

Just in case I am going to forget, I just want to note for self and world:
Adobe Digital Editions is a steaming pile of shit.
If at least this über-proprietary junksack was slick and sexy, at least you would know what you are selling your soul for. But this is some really vile shit.

Of the companies that market stalkerware—sometimes under the guise of child safety or employee-monitoring software—@evacide told the TED audience, “Do these companies know that their tools are being used as tools of abuse? Absolutely.” eff.org/deeplinks/2020/05/watc

Testing @nextcloud Talk self-hosted with NC20 and Talk 10. It actually works quite well - tried between two laptops and with my laptop and my phone. Pretty solid quality. I can see this work as an internal video meeting solution.
I never had it working well before, but it definitely does now.

Waiting cautiously before pushing the button to upgrade Fedora 32 => 33...

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