re: Where First, Second, Third World terminology came from
climate change, Amazon
Bolsanaro and company are burning the Amazon to clear land for cattle production.
One way to intervene would be to undercut their financial incentive.
The most efficient way to do that is through economic sanctions on the Brazilian beef industry.
If you want to do something to help, call your political representatives and tell them you want to see economic sanctions against Brazil.
Fediverse surveillance instance: Fedichive
There is a new instance¹ that tries to archive the whole Fediverse² and they plan to make a full text search available to everyone. I recommend you block their IPs.
What they are doing is illegal by the way, at least when it concerns EU citizens.
@abundance I'd recommend looking around in the German market. They typically have strong privacy rules (building off of the GRDP), and the German government provides environmental incentives, so many of the companies make offsets a core feature of their services.
@gendor Can't remember specifically what it was with Wallabag. A lot of this boils down to feel.
Part of it is that a lot of RIL/bookmarking services rely on tags. I prefer working with folders.
And with some services, it's trickier to capture a url on a mobile device, which is where I want it to be easiest.
these guidelines for making videogames more accessible could apply to all sorts of UI/UX design when you consider games as a subset of human-facing software
Never thought about estimating the carbon footprint of a website, but here we are: https://www.websitecarbon.com/website/gueorgui-net/
Spirals disappear when paused.
@luka Here are the instructions from the Fresh RSS documentation: https://freshrss.github.io/FreshRSS/en/users/03_Main_view.html#filtering-articles
Basically, click on Subscription Management, open the settings for the feed you want to filter, then type your filters into the field at the bottom. inurl and intitle seem to be the most useful.
@luka Been using FreshRSS for a bit. I like it, on the whole. It's definitely gotten more useful since I started using filters.
@cs I've been seeing a lot of articles like this lately, and I'm starting to suspect that what we're really seeing is the result of a spate of corporate-sponsored research hitting the news cycle.
Brilliant project that tidies up public domain ebooks.
Gutenberg and Internet Archive are wonderful resources, but the texts are poorly formatted for actual use, especially on ereaders.
This is a volunteer driven initiative to bring these texts up to date with modern standards and make them look as good as possible on the page.
Illustrator Kyle T Webster is giving away Photoshop brushes made from tiny stamps reading "Dump Trump" and "Ditch Mitch."
Free, but donations of $1 or more go to the ACLU, the Southern Poverty Law Center, ProPublica and the Natural Resources Defense Council.
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