The internet is often praised for speed, instant communication.
We use things people said online to crucify them. We talk of futures we fear or delight in, but it is all in the past.
The internet is far from instant. People change every moment. We have to stop condemning each other.
I'm not against debate, but remember we're all suffering and the below each side of an argument is someone suffering.
I've been running CalyxOS for a week now on my phone. It is real solid.
It feels very secure, but I am a bit unsure of how much of their privacy protection relies on their VPN. I have been using NextDNS for a number of years and think it does a fantastic job. I cannot use Calyx VPN and a private DNS at the same time. So, I have been sticking to Next DNS.
Also, Magic Earth is impressive.
Decided to update my Recovery and possibly try another ROM. Installed new Recovery via a terminal shell in the old recovery.
Decided I have done this 8.2 million times, what's one more? Clean install of 7.1.
Permission issues persist.
Tried "Fix Permissions" in Recovery 3.2 million times, so what's one more with the newer Recovery?
Installing Octo4a now.
2 Days later. Most of my hair has been pulled out.
My recovery was ancient on the old Android phone. Installed 7.1 ROM and all sorts of permissions issues.
Clean installed old ROM, back to 4.4. Everything is groovy. Ocoto4a, still not happy. It was worth a try with a clean install.
I tried a number of things, like spitting out a window, spinning around 3 times and praising mother moon.
My old Android device was on 4.4. The OcotoPrint for Android (octo4a) prefers 5.0 and up.
Hmm, I think this ol' beast can do no better...
Oh, someone has a custom ROM that's based on, whoa! version 7.1?
This will be interesting. 🤞
Also, in my quest for help it would seem there are lots of tools within an open source software called Octoprint.
This human doesn't have a spare Rasperry Pi to hook up and run the software. But... I do have some old Android phones.
So...I need the USB port to connect to the printer. I took the battery apart in my 2012 phone. I used the connector from the battery pack to hard wire juice.
Installed Octoprint and... issues.
Went to a local shop to get some different filament because now I print in #3D, I guess?
They were very informative. I had heard that the printer ships with some horrible adjustment springs and they sold me some silicone spacers.
That totally f'ed me for printing for almost a week. Seriously frustrated and annoyed.
Imagine choosing an employer based on their mission and role in the world versus the pay.
If you think about it, many of the things the EFF fights against are also tools used in their fight. For example, if you believe social media algorithms are damaging and manipulative should you work for a place that simultaneously fights algorithms by using those very algorithms to get noticed?
Project A- Nov 6/8
Project B- No solid date, but is needed to market an event at end of Jan.
Project C- No solid date but needed before xmas.
Project A, zero responses from producer I am to interview. Finally on the 6th a musician gets back to me. Making due with backup plan to interview them. On the 7th I transcribe interview & write 1400 word story. Relieved to finish.
Today, main contact contacts editor. Editor says interview them. Anxiety is back. This feels like trauma
@sean What's up friend? DM'ed you a while ago. Then, we cancelled a recording last night and Paul mentioned maybe trying to make it up whenever you're available.
Writer, video editor, motion graphics occasionally pay me. Creating art and having conversations fuel me.
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