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Note to anyone who would like to block :

Please discuss the issue with me first so that we can discuss the problem. I would not want all of the members here to be unable to participate with your instance simply because of a minor disagreement or because of just one or two of our users.

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I figured I should write a pinned post so that when people find me from another instance they actually see something on my profile (psst. find more at theres.life/@masterofthetiger).

I am a follower of . My whole life should be wrapped around what pleases Him, not anyone else.

I am also a programmer. Not as a job, of course, but I work on projects as hobbies.

I also advocate , and / (as of writing this post I am using ).

😃

The man that commits his life to Biblical Christianity walks a lonely one. Psalm 69 comes to mind

Gemini server software 

I know there is #AwesomeGemini at github.com/kr1sp1n/awesome-gem, a list of a wide variety of #Gemini-related resources, including software you can use to run your own #GeminiServer, but is there also a list of servers that regard themselves as 'production-ready'?

A lot of the servers in that current list tend to consider themselves either a proof of concept, or a work-in-progress that isn't mature enough to be considered ready for production.

Any #Geminauts here that have a more curated list of Gemini servers daemons, preferably with a comparison of features?

@ephemeral No, but it definitely rings true: I once talked to a talented developer about the weather app project he was on.

This was a multi-person full-time team working on this weather app, having challenges to make it scale and doing machine learning things.

This had me confused at first, until I understood the challenge here wasn't showing the weather: the challenge was showing the right ads to the right users to maximize the app's profits.

Such a waste...

It occurs to me that #foss projects have a significantly lower environmental/energy impact than their commercial alternatives. Even including FOSS that use inefficient code, there are no impacts similar to commercial offerings like major servers or number-crunching algorithms for processing people's data.

However, I can't find any strong papers/blogs or other clear information about this. Any recommendations?

Hello, I'm Marce from Barcelona. I mostly work on common-lisp lately. I suffer from immense not-invented-here syndrome. I develop most of my own tools. #introductions

Having two Mastodon accounts can be wise. One to satisfy FOMO and one to actually be productive.

Enjoying playing around with my easy and quick to setup, small and power efficent. Running . I better be careful or I'll be starting my own instance :D

Calling smartphone equipped teenagers 'digital natives' is a mistake because a smartphone makes you a consumer rather than a native of anything.

If you want a child to become a digital native give them an actual computer instead of a corporate controlled and curated consumer device.

Make sure your loved ones know that you love them.

I would like to remind everyone that if I follow someone or boost their post, that does not mean I think they are a good person. It means I find their posts interesting, and that is it.

Ephesians 6:12

For we wrestle not against flesh and blood, but against principalities, against powers, against the rulers of the darkness of this world, against spiritual wickedness in high places.

"Since you've got nothing to hide, you don't mind unlocking your phone for me, do you?" Legislatures and courts must stop police from asking us this question.
eff.org/deeplinks/2021/01/so-c

I'm collaborating with @adama to try to start a computer consultancy/tech support service.

You can pay us to:
- Fix your computer and improve performance/security
- Build a website (frontend + backend)
- Write any kind of software (low-level or high-level)
- Help you with Linux server administration (security, DevOps, performance etc.)

We'll work for free if you're a nonprofit or activist etc.

Fill in the contact form on our website if you're interested.

stormdesign.netlify.app

Just a quick reminder that Free and Open Source Software isn't a competition among ourselves.

We're fighting against those who would co-opt general purpose computing.

It doesn't matter if you're on the BSD side or the Linux side, or if you believe that KDE is great or that GNOME is amazing (or prefer a tiling window manager). We're all on the same side.

We're at our best when we link our arms together and say in a clear voice, you'll have to pass through all of us to overcome all of us.

Did Google Groups suddenly move to requiring a Google login to read mailing list histories? wtf wtf wtf

"Chrome for Android may soon send notifications reminding you to use Chrome"

When the 71% total browser market share is not enough and you have to resort to spam and tricks to squeeze a couple percent more...

9to5google.com/2020/08/04/chro

We are starting to use C more for our Bible software. See our progress here:
code.heb12.com/explore/repos

Did you know you can export your Mastodon Follows and other things as simple text files? That way if your instance dies, you can simply join another one and import those backups.
It's in your Preferences under 'Import and export'.
I thought I'd mention it, since I often forget to do it for too long.

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A family-friendly social network (Mastodon instance) devoted to the new life found in Christ.