One of the things I‘ve recently begun to appreciate is how, when I enter an event in GNOME Calendar, it moves to the day before. This gives me no end of delight. The workaround is to drag and drop it to the day you want. When you edit it again, it jumps back to the wrong date. How many of you have calendar apps that are also casual games?
I’ll be live on @AJEnglish news from Cork at around 14:25 Irish/British time today to talk about FaceApp and ask why it takes the Russians or Chinese to be involved before we take the threat of surveillance capitalism seriously.
You can watch live from: https://www.aljazeera.com/live/
When an app wants access to your location on elementary OS, it has to ask. We show a prompt telling which app and how precise it’s asking—and you can always revoke access later in Security & Privacy settings. Because your data belongs to you, and only you. https://buff.ly/2XIgbsF
extremely important museum plaque that addresses the language we use to talk about slavery in the american south. @OCRbot
It’s 2019. Your Linux laptop running GNOME cannot tell the time properly. (But that’s an upstream problem, probably, so it’s OK.)
* I’m not in Stockholm but I did connect my VPN through Sweden recently so maybe that’s why (even though right now it was connected via the UK; disconnecting hasn’t made it update).
Bug report: @gnome Calendar – misleading display of events that span multiple months
A tiny incident at Paris airport that speaks volumes about our Europe – the whole story – Yanis Varoufakis https://www.yanisvaroufakis.eu/2019/07/14/a-tiny-incident-at-paris-airport-that-speaks-volumes-about-our-europe-the-whole-story/
Up and Running With Your Librem Laptop in Three Minutes.
FYI here is https://framablog.org/2019/07/09/nous-sommes-deja-des-cyborgs-mais-nous-pouvons-reprendre-le-controle/ a French translation of your post, courtesy of Framalang team
Adblocking, old man yells at cloud
@drwho Here's an article about @aral's experiment with a clickbait site using gazillions of trackers...
Small Technology at the Interactive Future Exhibition in Darmstadt
The lovely folks at @Framasoft translated – and wrote an introduction for – the article I wrote I for Kulturstiftung des Bundes (The German Federal Cultural Foundation) titled Slavery 2.0 and how to avoid it: a practical guide for cyborgs:
Nous sommes déjà des cyborgs mais nous pouvons reprendre le contrôle: https://framablog.org/2019/07/09/nous-sommes-deja-des-cyborgs-mais-nous-pouvons-reprendre-le-controle/