The first Librem 5 smartphones are shipping https://puri.sm/posts/first-librem-5-smartphones-are-shipping/ “This is a big moment, not just for us as a company, but for everyone concerned about issues of privacy, security, and user freedom. The Librem 5 represents years of work, building the software and hardware required to make this phone a reality.” - Todd Weaver, founder and CEO of #Purism #Librem5 #Librem5Aspen #Linux #LinuxPhone #LinuxMobile #GNOME #FOSS
LBMA Removes JP Morgan’s Michael Nowak from the LBMA Board
#finance #lbma #jpm #oof
Wrote a script that will let you download any PDF from the academia dot edu hellsite without logging in. Go hog wild! https://gist.github.com/ryanfb/cbb91ecbe56d2c96c1e220e94738ac04
#MarielleFranco, a Brazilian human rights activist, is one of four Brazilian activists who were announced as nominees for the European Parliament’s #SakharovPrize 2019. https://www.telesurenglish.net/news/Murdered-Activist-Marielle-Franco-Nominated-For-Sakharov-Prize-20190919-0023.html
Installed Armbian Buster, an excellent OS project supporting over 300 boards, and has an awesome setup tool including hotspot config.
Couple of difficulties along the way, their "headless" OS needs tweaking to actually be headless cuz by default you need to enter a new password on first boot before even ssh access is possible! Needs an ext antenna too.
The RMS resignation was inevitable and right, but at the same time very sad.
Things can be right and sad at the same time. We can feel empathy while knowing this was necessary.
For people celebrating, we understand why. For those feeling sad about it, it's okay to feel sad too, but we all knew it had to happen.
CEO of NameCheap tweeted that NameCheap is researching options to accept Bitcoin without Bitpay.
Default DNS over HTTPS (#DoH) in #Firefox is admirable, tunneling DNS through #Cloudflare is dangerous, as @ungleich sharply summarizes: "whether you trust Cloudflare or not, you'll end up directly supporting centralisation by using DoH in Firefox. Centralisation makes us depend on one big player, which results in less choices and fewer innovation. Centralisation affects everybody by creating a dangerous power and resource imbalance between the center and the rest" - https://ungleich.ch/en-us/cms/blog/2019/09/11/turn-off-doh-firefox/
US National Security Advisor John Bolton resigns at Trump's request
National Security Advisor John Bolton, one of the most prominent war hawks in Donald Trump’s administration, has handed in his resignation, the US president has announced. Read Full Article at RT.com
The recording will be available later, but if you're interested in enabling a global consistent view on hashtags, know stuff about DHTs or #ActivityPub relays, you can have a look at the paper: https://git.orlives.de/schmittlauch/paper_hashtag_federation/src/branch/master/paper_hashtag_federation.pdf
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Hola Fediverse! Does anyone know of a really good FOSS OCR tool?
I'm using on online pay tool onlineocr.net because none of the ones I've found give very good results. They all detect the words with pretty much 100% accuracy, but the problem is that only the pay tools seem to be able to reproduce layout properly.