TIL that you can adopt a unicode character and that Catalyst IT is a gold sponsor of the copyleft symbol 🄯 https://www.unicode.org/consortium/adopted-characters.html#g1F12F
I'm not a fan of religion, but have to say that the contrast between this Auckland church becoming a vaccination centre and what I hear about evangelicals in the USA is stark. https://www.tvnz.co.nz/shows/seven-sharp/clips/south-auckland-churches-become-vaccine-centres-in-fight-against-covid-19
Hey, #Fediverse, do you use (say, at least once per week) any Mozilla products?
Context: some people are claiming "nobody uses Mozilla's products anymore". I'd like to see if that's actually true.
"[free software is] free as in 'free puppies', not 'free beer'. Adopting open source solutions, like adopting a puppy, involves some time spent on care and feeding."
, found this passage yesterday while reading Trevor Owens's "the theory and craft of digital preservation" and I won't stop thinking about it for a while, probably
Fascinating. A good read for all those FOSSy Microsoft lovers. https://drewdevault.com/2020/08/27/Microsoft-plays-their-hand.html
TIL that Argentina has its own educational linux distro https://huayra.educar.gob.ar/
@robertfromont Great thread thanks Robert, I don't think I've read all of those yet. The Dispossesed and Paradises Lost are two of my favourites from your list.
@lightweight IMO feijoas aren't ready to eat until they fall naturally (or after a gentle shake of the tree)
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