I will occasionally be tempted to put all my books into a system, you know? Just have everything in there.
Then I start thinking about how much time I would be spending on something with essentially no value...
Lopndon council uses Linux for remote working
'HackIT found that the council was, in fact, sitting on hundreds of old laptops'.
'The laptops were all installed with Linux, a much lighter weight OS'.
I suspect many companies have a pile of unused, 'legacy' laptops that are perfectly serviceable.
It would be nice if these could be used to support families trying to do home schooling but do not always have the resources ('Internet poverty').
Concluding on the new OnePlus 8:
It is extremely responsive, like nothing I have tried before. The apps react insanely fast, the display is extremely crisp, and now that I have put the sandstone cover on it, I am less worried about dropping this extremely smooth piece.
I am less impressed with the camera, I have to say? In daylight, it is certainly brilliant, but it really does not deal as well with evening shots as I would like.
The Library of Congress has announced Citizen DJ, a huge online repository of 100 years' worth of public domain and open access music clips intended to be remixed in new hiphop music.
You can search the repository by sound/metadata, mix new tracks over hiphop beats, and pull curated "sample packs" to use for more ambitious projects.
Coming soon: Fedora on Lenovo laptops! - https://fedoramagazine.org/coming-soon-fedora-on-lenovo-laptops/ - I sense a swelling in the Force
Alaska school board bans five books including the Great Gatsby because they depict rape and incest - https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-8257493/Alaska-school-board-bans-five-books-including-Great-Gatsby-depict-rape-incest.html - Eternally problematic
"When she had first met David 12 years ago, she had been fascinated by his looks. The expression that mean feel entitled to wear when they stare out of a cold English drawing room onto their own land had grown stubborn over five centuries and perfected itself in David's face. It was never quite clear to Eleanor why the English thought it was so distinguished to have done nothing for a long time in the same place, but David left her in no doubt that they did."
#quote Edward St Aubyn: Never Mind
Netherlands commits to Free Software by default.
So much easier when everything is in one place... So here is 22 hours of Lovecraft. https://youtu.be/UJDIvebdG8U
Did these guys just reinvent IRC... again?
Leverice is a team messenger app that’s taking aim at information overload – TechCrunch
Morten Juhl-Johansen Zölde-Fejér.
Technobureaucrat with a background in humanities.
Author, Gentleman's Public License.
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