The video about Cuban Open Source Projects was really interesting, and I really like their sneakernet method of information distribution.
The video ends with a bunch of links, which weren't in the description, so I'm posting them here!
They exist, but they are pricey, "industrial" models, no doubt for interfacing with older equipment in a production setting.
I found it is really fun to run DOS games natively in a computer that boots to DOS (FreeDOS is awesome). However, getting games to emit sound is tricky (Sound Blaster interface), so I'm currently looking for an affordable Micro ATX mobo with ISA slots, preferably Socket 775. #dos #soundblaster #isa #motherboard
What obscure open source (x86) operating systems should I install on a 10+ year old PC I obtained? I've already installed a Linux Mint XFCE, Haiku, and attempted ReactOS. FreeDOS? AROS? FreeBSD? Plan 9? #operatingsystems
Is Rojava still Anarchist if they sell oil to Israel?
Thinking of setting up an Amiga(-ish) computer in my house for my kiddos to have a desktop computing environment that is comprehensible, fun, and useful. Will be powered by a Raspberry Pi. Not sure if I want to emulate classic Amiga OS, or use something newer, like AROS. Might also go with a kid/educational focused Linux distro. #amiga #homecomputer #raspberrypi
I've spent my 30s learning to do neat computer things. But I feel unprepared for a climate disaster future without much electricity, computers or the internet. It seems I ought to spend my 40s learning to survive after societal collapse, like self defense, cleaning water, hunting (cleaning animals, preparing meat for unrefrigerated storage, etc), growing nutrient dense food, using ham radio equipment, basic salvage and repair of electronics, synthesizing life-saving drugs, etc.
US pol, 4th of July
Happy fourth. There can be no justice for native people of this land as long as the USA in any form exists. We committed genocide on the native peoples of this land, enslaved millions, murdered millions more overseas, and have been an imperial force for our entire existence. We currently have kids in concentration camps. Death to America.
TORONTO UBER DRIVERS ARE UNIONIZING, HELL YEAH
Was talking about Mastodon with an old-school sysadmin guy. We reached the realization that defederating from instances with no/bad moderation is essentially the same thing as blocking open relays back when you ran your own email server: open relays always end up getting used for spam, you block 'em to protect your users.
Email was and still is the first federated social network, so it already faced a lot of the same problems; we should study its solutions (and its failures).
A fantastic curated list of open-source game clones:
HERE IT IS. Video of Nigel Farage actually getting milkshake thrown on him
So playing around on @switchingsocial yesterday, I discovered disroot.org. I'm playing with it now. It has docs, storage, email, calendar, chat, etc...pretty interesting concept.
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