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frugal technology, simple living and guerrilla large-appliance repair
Tue, 12 Dec 2017

What would you pay to keep your digital footprint 100% private?

What would you pay to keep your digital footprint 100% private? https://hbr.org/2017/12/what-would-you-pay-to-keep-your-digital-footprint-100-private

'I’m moving you to BCC': A paradox, a politeness, a gift | The Atlantic

'I’m moving you to BCC': A paradox, a politeness, a gift | The Atlantic https://www.theatlantic.com/entertainment/archive/2017/04/im-moving-you-to-bcc/522885/

I can't stop drinking coffee out of this temperature-regulating mug | WIRED

I can't stop drinking coffee out of this temperature-regulating mug | WIRED https://www.wired.com/story/ember-ceramic-mug-rants-and-raves/

How email open tracking quietly took over the Web

How email open tracking quietly took over the Web https://www.wired.com/story/how-email-open-tracking-quietly-took-over-the-web/

iMac Pro, Apple’s most powerful Mac, will be available to order December 14 | 9to5Mac

iMac Pro, Apple’s most powerful Mac, will be available to order December 14 | 9to5Mac. tl;dr: Base model will cost ,999 https://9to5mac.com/2017/12/12/imac-pro-apples-most-powerful-mac-will-be-available-to-order-december-14/

Zeta Global acquires commenting service Disqus (and the web is already too dependent on it)

Zeta Global acquires commenting service Disqus (and the web is already too dependent on it) https://techcrunch.com/2017/12/05/zeta-global-acquires-commenting-service-disqus/

Storify is going away, and it's the latest cautionary tale about relying on third-party services for your content

Storify is going away, and it's the latest cautionary tale about relying on third-party services for your content. (I'm very worried about Disqus, which was just acquired ...) https://storify.com/faq-eol

Storify’s standalone service is shutting down next year | TechCrunch

Storify’s standalone service is shutting down next year | TechCrunch https://techcrunch.com/2017/12/12/storifys-standalone-service-is-shutting-down-next-year/

Is Debian coming to the Windows Subsystem for Linux?

According to Bits from the DPL (November 2017), Debian is aiming to be one of the choices for the Windows Subsystem for Linux https://lists.debian.org/debian-devel-announce/2017/11/msg00002.html

Chocolatey - The package manager for Windows

Chocolatey - The package manager for Windows (I heard about it here: https://ariya.io/2017/02/windows-for-web-development) https://chocolatey.org/