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DuckDuckStuck

I've been complaining about search engines trashing my search queries for a while now. I type in words that I'm looking for and they just return whatever they feel like. Even DuckDuckGo, which I've been using as my main search engine, for years, almost a decade !

Here's a concrete examp...

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Debian KDE/Plasma - disable system sounds

As much as I love KDE/Plasma, I have to say it, lately things seems to be getting more and more complicated, overloaded and less flexible, even messy at times. Anyway.

I dislike system sounds, it's a personal thing, and one that used to be very easy to configure. Since the latest KDE/Pl...

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Debian: How to restart networking

In the olden days you could easily restart the network stuffs by using the init scripts, like: /etc/init.d/networking restart That was very useful if you needed to change your IP, add an interface or something.

Unfortunately, in recent versions of Debian, this no long...

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The W3C is Officially Sold

The short version is that the W3C approved DRM (Digital Rights/Restrictions Management) and the process was not very open. The inclusion of DRM within the W3C standards has been fought against for years, after an appeal the decision is final: The W3C is no longer for the open and accessib...

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Your connection is not private

When you see the Your connection is not private message in your browser, it's generally because the website uses a certificate that your browser does not approve. It can be because the certificate expired or because it's signed by a Certificate Authority (CA) unknown or not trust...

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Revisionist Revenge Journalism

I don't know when, but clearly it's been a while that the News™ has become more of a brand or a word to define events that somehow relate to reality rather than actual news. It's becoming infotainment.

Today I read an "article" which illustrates perfectly where we're at. ...

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Voat - Free Speech Plateform or Refuge for the Crazies

The decline and decline of Reddit

A while back there was a big wave of users that moved from Reddit to Voat, essentially a reddit clone that wants to promote real free speech. This was mostly in response to Reddit's growing censorship.

Reddit used to be a place that respec...

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Erdoğan the Precious

The Streisand Effect strikes again, and again this is the result of censorship and repression. This time it's Erdoğan's turn.

Erdoğan has asked experts to study Tolkien's work to determine whether a comparison with Gollum ...

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