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  1. Comment on RedHat making some free courses in ~comp

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    Here's some of the courses that are currently free : Red Hat Enterprise Linux Technical Overview (RH024) – https://www.redhat.com/en/services/training/rh024-red-hat-linux-technical-overview Red...

    Here's some of the courses that are currently free :

    Red Hat Enterprise Linux Technical Overview (RH024) – https://www.redhat.com/en/services/training/rh024-red-hat-linux-technical-overview

    Red Hat Agile Integration Technical Overview (DO040) – https://www.redhat.com/en/services/training/do040-red-hat-agile-integration-technical-overview

    Ansible Essentials: Simplicity in Automation Technical Overview (DO007) – https://www.redhat.com/en/services/training/do007-ansible-essentials-simplicity-automation-technical-overview

    Deploying Containerized Applications Tech Overview (DO080) – https://www.redhat.com/en/services/training/do080-deploying-containerized-applications-technical-overview

    Red Hat Satellite Technical Overview (RH053) – https://www.redhat.com/en/services/training/rh053-red-hat-satellite-technical-overview

    Red Hat OpenStack Technical Overview (CL010) – https://www.redhat.com/en/services/training/cl010-red-hat-openstack-technical-overview

    Virtualization and Infrastructure Migration Technical Overview (RH018) – https://www.redhat.com/en/services/training/rh018-virtualization-and-infrastructure-migration-technical-overview

    3 votes
  2. Comment on Be able to make account registered date private in ~tildes

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    I will say this because I see this often. It's not that no one likes the idea, it's people will speak when they disagree. It's much harder to make a worthwhile comment which means more than "I...

    I will say this because I see this often.

    It's not that no one likes the idea, it's people will speak when they disagree. It's much harder to make a worthwhile comment which means more than "I agree" than it is to see flaws in an idea. Perhaps that's a problem in itself with how communication is structured in threads.

    Also, seeing the cons of the idea helps make it better more often than not since you can already expect the consequences of such an idea (example as I said earlier, hiding itself could be seen as shame if on an individual level). If we don't take into account the consequences of the feature itself, we risk creating more problems than we fixed by creating it (not to say this is the case here).

    It's nothing against you personally though is what I'm getting at.

    6 votes
  3. Comment on Be able to make account registered date private in ~tildes

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    But then it comes to the idea that hiding it will imply a sense of shame to the people who want to harass. Well, it's not mine, it's a core philosophy of Tildes. I think the person which is...

    I don’t think making it all private is a good idea as some like to show it off, but having the opinion to choose I think is a good idea,

    But then it comes to the idea that hiding it will imply a sense of shame to the people who want to harass.

    your point on trust people punish abusers sounds good on paper but in reality not so good for example People do it in a passive aggressive way or if it goes unseen

    Well, it's not mine, it's a core philosophy of Tildes. I think the person which is harassed has all the reasons to rightfully report the incident by labelling the comment as malicious.

    5 votes
  4. Comment on Apple has acquired the Dark Sky weather app - Android version and website will shut down on July 1, API active through end of 2021 in ~tech

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    I suppose that's a fair assessment but I do think Dark Sky could've stayed independent while being used by Apple too. After all, Apple had to rely on someone in the end until well, now where they...

    I suppose that's a fair assessment but I do think Dark Sky could've stayed independent while being used by Apple too. After all, Apple had to rely on someone in the end until well, now where they have their own service.

  5. Comment on Be able to make account registered date private in ~tildes

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    If harassment based on age of profiles is a problem then simply hiding it on an individual level could be seen as shame by the problematic individuals. It either should be all public or all...

    If harassment based on age of profiles is a problem then simply hiding it on an individual level could be seen as shame by the problematic individuals. It either should be all public or all private if such a situation is problematic.

    However, I think Tildes' policy of "Trust people, but punish abusers" may imply that it should be public for all and if someone harasses another user based on that then they should be punished.

    7 votes
  6. Comment on Apple has acquired the Dark Sky weather app - Android version and website will shut down on July 1, API active through end of 2021 in ~tech

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    But there's no reason why they couldn't do both. I'm not even sure why Apple would want them to close down everything, surely Dark Sky is a profitable company and they could still profit from it...

    But there's no reason why they couldn't do both.

    I'm not even sure why Apple would want them to close down everything, surely Dark Sky is a profitable company and they could still profit from it even if its main usage would be in the Apple weather app.

    Even Apple knows that Android can't be ignored hence why they have Apple Music on it. I really don't understand this.

    2 votes
  7. Comment on Apple has acquired the Dark Sky weather app - Android version and website will shut down on July 1, API active through end of 2021 in ~tech

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    I mean you say that but arguably, Apple has more influence on web than you'd think. Why is that? iOS can only run Safari of course. So for example, recently, W3C wanted a language for WebGPU....

    I mean you say that but arguably, Apple has more influence on web than you'd think. Why is that? iOS can only run Safari of course.

    So for example, recently, W3C wanted a language for WebGPU. Apple vetoed SPIR-V (used by Vulkan and newer OpenGL) and chose to make WGSL which is its own language. I suspect heavily that this was done since they refuse to support OpenGL or Vulkan anymore (although I've heard some argue that they wanted something in text format which is human readable but this could've still been done with transcompiling kind of like WASM).

    But this decision means that web browsers will need to make their own thing and we'll need other transcompilers so that's not gonna be much fun.

    4 votes
  8. Comment on Humble Conquer COVID-19 Bundle in ~games

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    I'd like Rebuild 3, please. I remember playing Rebuild 2 which was a flash game as a kid so that'd be a nice throwback and well, I doubt many people would want it anyways so I don't feel too...

    I'd like Rebuild 3, please. I remember playing Rebuild 2 which was a flash game as a kid so that'd be a nice throwback and well, I doubt many people would want it anyways so I don't feel too guilty. Thanks!

    2 votes
  9. Comment on Colopl acquires Mages in ~anime

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    This news just makes me want to cry. Steins;Gate is just one of my favourite series and I wanted to try other things in the sci;adv series but well, the chances of some of those VNs to ever make...

    This news just makes me want to cry. Steins;Gate is just one of my favourite series and I wanted to try other things in the sci;adv series but well, the chances of some of those VNs to ever make it to the western audience just went to 0..

    1 vote
  10. Comment on YouTube's copyright system isn't broken. The world's is in ~tech

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    This line of logic really bothers me. It implies that people do art and research out of greed rather than interest. I think it truly undermines the importance of why people do art, why people do...

    There'd be no incentive to research, invent, develop, create and so on if someone else can just come in to reap all the benefits.
    Without copyright or patents we get no movies, no music, no news, no books and so on. If you can't live off doing those things, you can't spend your life perfecting how to do those things.

    This line of logic really bothers me. It implies that people do art and research out of greed rather than interest. I think it truly undermines the importance of why people do art, why people do research. People are driven to art, they are driven to research out of their own will. Art has long been a field where you either terribly fail or succeed if you're lucky. These people are not doing it because money is involved, in a lot of cases, they can't make the money necessary to live from their craft, it's a story of passion for art. People did research out of curiosity for decades, Socrates didn't decide to become a philosopher because he'd be paid, he even refused to be paid and when given the choice between philosophy or death, he chose the latter because he couldn't live without it.

    Those who've profited most from copyright law is those, such as Disney, who took inspiration from those works which were public domain and then made copyright longer and longer out of greed. The people who want to inspire themselves from things they had seen or read during their childhood are criminals in the eyes of the law even if the author of those stories had the opportunity to do the same.

    I went on a rant and probably made some mistakes in there. Sorry.

    6 votes
  11. Comment on YouTube's copyright system isn't broken. The world's is in ~tech

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    OSS is very profitable. Ask Red Hat. Costs for developing OSS are always cheaper than proprietary software both in the long-term and the short-term since volunteers and other corporations will...

    There would be no open source software if profit was the only human motive.

    OSS is very profitable. Ask Red Hat. Costs for developing OSS are always cheaper than proprietary software both in the long-term and the short-term since volunteers and other corporations will also work on it at no cost for you.

    4 votes
  12. Comment on YouTube's copyright system isn't broken. The world's is in ~tech

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    I disagree. After watching the video, I still conclude that both are broken. On one hand, Youtube's copyright is definitely broken making it far too easy to be a successful copyright troll who...

    I disagree. After watching the video, I still conclude that both are broken.

    On one hand, Youtube's copyright is definitely broken making it far too easy to be a successful copyright troll who simply scares away creators and lives off of it. There's misfires which are not checked by humans unless it gains press coverage and that's honestly a very bad way to go about things but it seems to be the only way to get Youtube to react to anything.

    On the other hand, copyright law as currently implemented is simply deeply flawed not giving enough important to public culture and giving far too long longevity to works which do not encourage creativity ultimately.

    Rant incoming
    One thing in the modern world that bothers me a lot is how information very critical to our society such as geographical data (and of course a lot more domains but this is the one I chose to rant about) can be kept away from the public domain. This information is necessary from things as simple as travel but also more complicated things such as scientific research or city planning. It's truly a failure of our governments to realize how valuable this information is and that it shouldn't be selling it to corporations but rather allowing its citizens and the world to use. This is tax payer money, this is absolutely unacceptable. God this pisses me off.

    16 votes
  13. Comment on What browser do you use? How have you customized it? in ~tech

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    Well, sure, Formally so but internally, it's doubtful they'd do that. Chromium-based browsers would get the same blocking rules unless changed specifically so it would risk more than it'd gain imo.

    Well, sure, Formally so but internally, it's doubtful they'd do that. Chromium-based browsers would get the same blocking rules unless changed specifically so it would risk more than it'd gain imo.

    1 vote
  14. Comment on What browser do you use? How have you customized it? in ~tech

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    I would be pretty glad if Chrome never did ad blocking personally. It's clear it would have a clear bias against google's since it's their bread and butter.

    I would be pretty glad if Chrome never did ad blocking personally. It's clear it would have a clear bias against google's since it's their bread and butter.

    3 votes
  15. Comment on What browser do you use? How have you customized it? in ~tech

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    I've been running Web for the past few days to test and find bugs. I also really like the touch gestures, tab switching being much faster, window resizing performance and some other little things...

    I've been running Web for the past few days to test and find bugs. I also really like the touch gestures, tab switching being much faster, window resizing performance and some other little things that make it feel pretty good. Other than that, it's a below average when it comes to performance even if it's improved recently.

    Other than that, I run Firefox with a Gnome UserChrome.CSS with uBlock Origin and some tweaks in about:config to allow different stylesheets, remove pocket and screenshot. I now use it mostly as a backup.

    I consider myself to be pretty easy to please when it comes to browsers.

    8 votes
  16. Comment on The laptop market is in an atrocious state in ~tech

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    My cheap Acer Aspire 5 can have most things I'd want to replace be replaced and the linux drivers work fine enough trackpad issue notwithstanding.

    My cheap Acer Aspire 5 can have most things I'd want to replace be replaced and the linux drivers work fine enough trackpad issue notwithstanding.

    1 vote
  17. Comment on What's the longest running quandary/debate you've had with yourself? in ~talk

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    The thing is, I'm not sure what to do, I basically never go out of my home, I can count the number of restaurants and places I know on my fingers so it's quite hard to do but it's something I'll...

    The thing is, I'm not sure what to do, I basically never go out of my home, I can count the number of restaurants and places I know on my fingers so it's quite hard to do but it's something I'll have to figure out with time, I suppose.

    Calling rather than texting could make things more interesting but also a lot more awkward when you don't know what to talk about compared to messaging but I think I'll try to do this once I get a phone.

    Now the question is, since you've started doing that, do they initiate anything?

    5 votes
  18. Comment on Microsoft Edge’s NewsGuard extension now requires a paid membership to use in ~tech

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    I assumed it was since it was included in Edge. That's my bad!

    I assumed it was since it was included in Edge. That's my bad!

    1 vote