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Listening to Climate Doom, by Epic Mountain 🎵

A very interesting video by Kurzgesagt – In a Nutshell about possible alien civilizations.

youtube.com/watch?v=rhFK5_Nx9x

Its almost festive season and there is some renovation going in our house. Hope it ends this week so I can move back to my room.

Upgraded Miniflux to 2.0.24 🎉

I discovered pdftk that lets you encrypt PDF files with password from command-line.

linux.die.net/man/1/pdftk

There is a v0.45.2 version available now.

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In reality, Hacktoberfest is a corporate-sponsored distributed denial of service attack against the open source maintainer community.

blog.domenic.me/hacktoberfest/

I finished watching Bohemian Rhapsody. I enjoyed it thoroughly.

I posted about Starship prompt a month ago. I'm using it ever since. A new version is released today (with breaking changes). I upgraded to the latest version already and modified my configuration to work with it.
github.com/starship/starship/r

I have a weird fear about loosing memory. So, I like to write things down whever possible.

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I really like the README preview thing in Nextcloud. I'm adding the descriptions to main folders and it makes me happy.

Listening to Counting Stars, by OneRepublic 🎵

I'm watching Bohemian Rhapsody, but I'll stop now. I'll probably continue tomorrow.

Thanks to @rd and @weltsnake for talking about it and recommending The Social Dilemma.

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I've been scared of such problems for some time now and I'm consciously making choices to move out of these services but most people close to be don't do it. That's partly the reason of self-hosting services like Mastodon, Nextcloud and the likes to give them a space to try them out.

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It uses the classic Man-in-the-hole technique of story telling but with this specific problem, the hole is so big that most of the people around the center don't even realize there is a hole at all.

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It is an amazing documentary explaining the real problems to non tech-savvy individuals. The fear is real and a lot of people who build these technologies have it too which is good for the society.

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Args

Args is an open microblogging platform for my family and close friends to interact with the Fediverse.