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I spent this afternoon reading about 2G/3G phones in the US and how they'll be outdated as late as December of this year.

I'm wondering now what sort of phone can people that are energy/privacy/bloat consistence get?

I was going to use an old nokia phone, but that won't work with my carrier according to online.

I think I gave Crystal a bad rep. I keep coming back to it because it does what I need it to without stepping too much on my toes.

Bash + C + Crystal may be my focus considering that ecosystem would do everything I need on a Unix System.

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Working on updating my crystal projects to the latest release as well as optimizing the some of the crap I had wrote previously.

My fetch program has been a neat first step into creating tools I want with what I like.

I think there still may be a caching issue according to the logs. :sadlinux:
I'll keep playing around with it

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Finally got my git site working with HTTPS, stupid python issue on debian was driving me crazy but I figured it out.
Nice to have a site now that I can upload all public repos to. I'll play around with css and stuff later on, I just have t see now how I can do private repos.

Does anyone have experience using multiple languages on your keyboard like in MacOS?
I want to redo my Japanese Tutoring notes I did a couple years back in TeX.
I've tried Fcitx but it doesn't seem to be working for me on Manjaro/KDE. Any recommendations?

I'm going reinstall my debian server today to setup Kallithea. Gitea is fine but it runs a bit slow and I really just need something to handle git repos and visually see what's what. I'm not sure yet though if I'll make it for others to join so I'll play around with it.

Aerc seems to be the only email client that:s really no-nonsense: Vim keybindings, lightweight <4MB, pipe commands for other applications.
I think I'll be ditching mu4e for emails on my laptop

Going back into Crystal/C development to finish some of the tools I've made and hopefully work on some larger projects I've been mapping out

The goal is for me to rely on my own skills, stay decentralized and do so while giving others a helping-hand.
I'm deciding on buying a few domains for each upcoming project, so I'll need to find a good name for this one.

Does anyone have any experience throttling their CPU in Linux? I'm wanting to do so for my ThinkPad.
It seems to use more CPU power than I need or use and I could use the extra battery when I travel.
I've found `cpulimit` but wasn't sure what others had experience using.

I'm compiling a list of different hosting/git/static-site providers to put on my wiki for others to use:

Please let me know if something should be added or removed.
(Reposting since the last post was worded poorly)

I'm hoping others will find this resource useful as I'd like to help guide more to FOSS alternatives.
Please let me know if something should be added or removed.

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I'm compiling a list of different hosting/git/server providers to put on my wiki for others to checkout. So in a little bit I should have something for everyone to see and possibly contribute to

Zoom acquired Keybase today.

Keybase helped me to identify a trend in the software industry: using a pretty UI to cover up the disruption of an open ecosystem with a closed, centralized replacement. Keybase seemed cool on the face of it - making encryption easier is a laudible goal, and PGP certainly could use the improvement. But, thanks to Keybase, now I ask different questions upfront.

Beware the Keybase formula:

1. Integrates with an existing, open ecosystem
2. May have open-source clients, but server is closed source and does not federate
3. Pretty UI and good marketing
4. VC funded

Finally getting the hang of setting up org agenda. The Org manual is really useful in explaining how to do something as well as best practices for that thing.
I'm going to look into ways I can mix Org and the LaTeX templates I've created, that would be the bee's knees.

Regarding devices 

Making some changes in the devices I use.
Finally moving all things off my old Macbook to move start utilizing my thinkpad more. Selling whatever devices I don't use daily.
I'm trying to synchronize everything between devices so I'm moving all notes to org and looking to ways to sync all that.
Creating a more efficient workflow for myself is a bit challenging but I think it's worth it.

You can grab entries directly from the Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy and print them to epub using Pandoc.

pandoc -o output.epub [url]

Very convenient for when you want to read a long entry.

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Uploaded the tileset for the game I'm working on to I'll be uploading more as I create more assets to use.
I want to make the assets I create free to use for others to build upon.

End up making a bash script to read some mastodon toots offline. I made it for myself in an effort of having more ways to access content offline. It's nothing special, just trying to create more lightweight and offline focused tools for use with minimal or older systems systems (much like my arch thinkpad setup with spotty wifi)

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