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Ricardo

I still have a Linux/Win10 dual boot... Why?
To access Belgium online administration tools using the Belgian eID System (hopefully being accessible via ItsMe across all the services in the future?) You have no idea how messy the eID viewer/reader install is on some Linux installation, I've got it to work for Linux on Fedora, Ubuntu but Debian based ?
Don't even try!

Ricardo

Acting as if one is Already Free: David Graeber’s Political Economy and the Strategic Impasse of the Left

It is here that I think Graeber’s work is most valuable. I want to explore those parts of his thinking critically important to developing a Left that is post-Corbyn, post-Sanders, post-populism in general – but still in the first phase of an epochal pandemic. Particularly in the wake of Joe Biden’s electoral success in the US, in the wake of electoral defeat for Jeremy Corbyn’s Labour and selectoral defeat for Bernie Sanders, a new argument about strategy and tactics is beginning to play out in the English-speaking Left. This debate has only just begun to grapple with what capitalism portends in a world of environmental decay. But the questions Graeber foregrounded, most notably on political economy, can provide important signposts. I don’t claim that this is the only reading possible of Graeber’s work. But I do argue that the questions therein, and at least some of his answers, should be more central to the Left.

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Ricardo

President Biden's 17 Executive Orders in Detail https://nyti.ms/3qHWRWb

This is the easy part : restoring some of the worst Trump era bad policies that were implemented but the real work, beside attempting to restore America's broken image and broken record on the worldwide stage, the real work is going to be domestic : how to effectively move away from neoliberal "free market" first dogmatic policies that hurt the majority of the American people and only serve the ultra rich, in short, systemic inequalities, built-in the US system to the point, corporations are effectively above and beyond democracies.

That's where the battle is, if Democracy is still what represents the American ideal, there is a lot of work to do and to catch-up, Europe, with all its flaws and its own kind of degenerative democracy have a decade, at most, before facing similar challenges that the US just barely resisted to. The damage done cannot be undone.





Ricardo

Tonight in #Brussels you can almost hear the sound of relief crawling around the world right now, problems are not gone, but at least we can work now !

Tonight in #Brussels you can almost hear the sound of relief crawling around the world right now, problems are not gone, but at least we can work now !

Biden is now President Elect of the USA

4 years of dark politics

Now the US people have 73 days to evict the Donald from the WH.

Ricardo

Google and Apple's Contact-Tracing API Doesn't Work on Public Transport, Study Finds

Ricardo

Having the weirdest experience with FreshRSS mobile, I can connect to my FreshRSS instance just fine, I see my feeds, folders, everything seems to work regarding syncing feeds, but... When I tape on any feed, even a new feed I'm adding, I can't read the items, there is nothing to read, as if the feeds were already read previously.

I tried to change accounts, even changed phone, but the issue remain and I have no idea how that's even possible..

If I use FeedMe or another FreshRSS compatible feed reader, I can explore and read my news sources just fine..

Anyone with the same experience?

FreshRSS (Client for FreshRSS (https://www.freshrss.org/)) - https://f-droid.org/packages/fr.chenry.android.freshrss





Ricardo

Worked a bit on my WordPress site today

Just a quick note but in short, I have a WordPress running, my intention with this site/landing page is to learn to put in place & for a WordPress site but I had one constraint, I wanted to keep Elementor to design my pages, indeed I have become so much used to Elementor, it now takes me double time to work with core WordPress Gutemberg or doing page the old school approach.

After some discussion yesterday on I realized I could use a WordPress theme indieweb ready, called Autonomie (edit this post to add some links) with on top Elementor, so this is what I did today, but I'm not convinced yet, because I have issue with Author h-card not being visible for indiewebify checker tool.

I'm still messing around and thinking about how I have to correctly put this in place and then test indieauth, Micropub, Microsub from my WordPress instance.

If Elementor adds too much mess I will default to Autonomie & back to a very simple/pure/core approach to my WordPress site.

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Ricardo

What if...

What if a service was able to scan your Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, TikTok activity and exposure to "the feed" and generate once a week, a nice report about everything you missed in the news?

The service would work by connecting your different accounts to it, monitor your feed for what you are exposed to, including ads, monitor what you share from outside of the platform and compile once a week a nice bubble-free list of links that you could fine tune by topics or category that you are interested to, so that when the report would be generated, you would have actual content that has 90% chance to hit your interests radars and actually inform, break bias, bring factual information able to educate & nurture one's belief systems.

Do you know any sort of implementation of this idea?





Ricardo

Getting ready to introduce Mautic to WomenPreneur Initiative via training this afternoon, Mautic is already installed on their domain and ready to welcome mailing list export from mailchimp.
WPI is about to leave Mailchimp for another piece of in their toolset and I'm really happy to see one more small organization using more open source software in their daily work!






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