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Steam’s Proton was able to run BeamNG (a Windows only game) on Linux, right out of the box with no modifications. Controller support even worked. Loading times were slower than Windows, but FPS was actually higher. My mind is blown.

I put Linux on a 2012 MacBook, and it's ridiculously fast for being 8 year old hardware

Twitter wouldn’t have to worry about whether or not last week’s attackers read or exfiltrated direct messages if it had end-to-end encrypted them.

@eff As EFF has said, merging Fitbit’s trove of health and biometric data with Google’s data makes it harder and harder for privacy-focused tech companies to exist and compete.

21 TiB Of "Open Source" Software From #GitHub Is Now Stored In the #Norwegian Arctic World Archive on Svalbard island. The film reels used to store the source code should, in theory, last thousands of years.

Had a cool idea for a project, created the git repo, wrote a README, built a webpage, made branding, opened a terminal, and went “Wait how am I actually going to do this”

"Both of these bills threaten core freedoms online, and moving an attack on encryption from one bill to another is not progress."

Riana Pfefferkorn with a must-read on why these two bills (the EARN IT Act and the LAED Act) are dangerous to our privacy, security, AND online freedom of expression.

#Section230 #privacy #security #encryption #EARNIT #LAED

Keeping your logins secure is not that difficult:
✅ Use unique passwords
✅ Use 2FA for important accounts
✅ Use a password manager
And the good news is: If you do, there's nothing to worry about when another story about stolen passwords hits the headlines:
Here are more tips to keep your online accounts secure:

Pixelfed for Android and iOS is in active development.

We'll be looking for beta testers next month!

#pixelfed #ios #android

I decided to move V0LT announcements and content to its own official account, @V0LT

I spent 3 hours trying to figure out why my code wasn't running, just to find out I had a single typo in one of the variable names.

I'm getting more and more used to VIM every day, and good god, its fast.

I finally got around to adding theming to all V0LT program pages, as well as removing the dependency on JavaScript.

I finished a new service on the V0LT website: OS Chooser
Take a short quiz to find what OS might best suit you in a fun and easy way! Keep in mind that this is intended to be an entertaining quiz, and you should obviously do more research before switching.

I'm currently in the process of trying to make my website completely functional with JavaScript disabled.

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