In an interesting turn of fate, if Meta means "dead" in Hebrew, you might argue that Facebook is therefore "the Book of the Dead" - following the Egyptian text of the same name. If you were not aware, the various instances of the "Book of the Dead" are essentially spell books.
So... if Facebook is a spell book, might we refer to it by the same name as the spell book in the 1970s UK children's TV show "Chorlton and the Wheelies" - "Claptrap von Spilldebeans" :)
It's about time this debate happened - https://harpers.org/a-letter-on-justice-and-open-debate/ #justice #freedom #debate
Wonderful surprise from my other half this morning - coffee delivered to our doorstep by a local guy that has setup a service from the back of his van - usually found in the local railway station car-park every morning, now taking internet bookings, and delivering hot coffee to doorsteps - brewed on the end of your driveway :)
I had never heard of #keybase until this morning. I'm a bit of a luddite with security - I hate using 1Password at work too - because all it does is create ONE password to rule them all, which is ridiculously weak.
One more thing - have been using Firefox as a browser for personal use for several years now. Since the Quantum upgrade, I personally think it's been by far the best browser out there.
It should come as no surprise that all of the laptops in our house are running either Chrome OS, or Elementary OS (an Ubuntu derivative). Low footprint, low RAM requirement, and greasy fast. If all you typically need is a browser, Elementary OS is a no-brainer.
Today's task - re-install a laptop for one of my other half's co-workers. HP Stream, with 32Gb non-upgradeable SSD. It started with Windows 7 or 8 and was upgraded to Windows 10 - which left no drive space. A format and re-install will recover about 10Gb of free space. Windows really is shockingly bad at leaving junk behind.
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