MiniDebConf India 2021 group photo, very well executed online conference that had a great line-up of talks covering 6 languages over two tracks. Thanks to everyone who were involved who organised, presented and participated! #debian #debconf

RT @ProfFeynman
Things that Schools should teach: 🧠

• Being wrong is not a bad thing.
• It's Okay to question what you have been taught.
• Grades aren't as valuable as skills.
• Understanding is more important than memorization.
• Making mistakes is Okay. Learn from your mistakes.


I don’t really understand all of the issues with the #FarmersProtests, but I do know that “Mind your own business” is usually the response of the guy on the wrong side of the debate.


Version 2 of the info graphics with clearer recommendations (#WhatsApp - Reject, #Telegram - Be careful, #Signal - OK, #Matrix/#Quicksy/#XMPP - recommended, #P2P - recommended).

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We need the assistance of the #Fedilab community to help with some decision making!

So below, we have a multiple choice poll..

Thanks for taking the time to help developing Fedilab, and boosts are always appreciated ☺️

What do you mainly use Fedilab for?

And the schedule for MiniDebConf India 2021 is out [1].

We have 40+ talks, workshops and BoF in English, Hindi, Malayalam, Telugu and Marathi. There's something for each and everyone.

Do join in the celebration of Debian and Free Software on 23-24 January 2021.


#MDCO-IN-2021 #MiniDebConf #debian #debianindia #freesoftware

In depth coverage of how #Facebook makes money from #WhatsApp

Facebook model is straight advertisements, WhatsApp's model is not that clear cut. But monopoly in messaging give them power to extract money from businesses.

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Hey #Signal fans of #Diaspora , I guess most of you here are enjoying the #decentralised nature of this network. Here is a picture of #whatsapp alternatives comparing #telegram vs Signal vs #element (client of #Matrix )

Well....We have officially reached the point where Facebook needs a Myspace-like hard death.

The Last Word !!!
"Have You Considered The Alternate?"
now they asking the some question but now against the users
well played zuck... well played...

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I'm just thinking about this blog post I wrote in 2018. Because even when Twitter makes a good decision, the first sentence comes to mind: Why does the entire world have to wait on the CEO of one US company to make a decision?

WhatsApp is now sharing data with Facebook with their updated privacy policy.

You built your social network around #WhatsApp and now they are putting a gun on your head and asking you to agree to the new terms or leave.

To be really in control, we have to use #federated services (#Email, mobile networks, #mastodon are all federated) so no single entity can force us to agree to terms we don't like.

I recommend #matrix and #Quicksy for those who don't agree.

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