BBC News - Amazon workers launch protests on Prime Day
Did you know that the famous Hollywood sign originally spelled out "Hollywoodland"?
The sign was created in 1923 to promote a property development business. Every letter was encrusted with light bulbs which allowed the sign to first illuminate (flash) "Holly", then "wood", then "land" and finally the whole name.
A maintenance agreement (1949) between the Hollywood Chamber of Commerce & the City of Los Angeles led to a stipulation that the "land" be removed.
The first patch for the new iOS app is already available - thanks for your feedback!
Upgrade the app in the App Store to get the latest improvements: https://apps.apple.com/app/id1359583808
This tickled my funnybone quite a bit.
"Van crashes into queue of people waiting for food bank to open in Derbyshire in 'deliberate assault'"
This is the first toot from an official account for #Glimpse, a new fork of the GNU Image Manipulation Program.
Follow me for updates on this cool new project.
The zombie bulb that can't be killed.
mate-user-guide-1.23.0.tar.xz released by MATE Desktop Team https://ift.tt/32ds6wT
"Google’s new reCAPTCHA has a dark side"
Oh, really? It wasn't all philantropy in the first place?! What a f**** suprise!!!
Training the Empire's robots has never been so fun!
I want to be able to tell my friends why #mastodon is better than the birdsite, so I wrote a thing: "Mastodon Is Better than Twitter: Elevator Pitch"
I want this to be as persuasive as possible to outsiders, so I'd appreciate as much feedback as possible from Mastodon users
Tiling in GNOME 3? I'm going to assume @lunduke had something to do with this: https://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/2019/07/material-shell-tiling-gnome-shell-extension
Three time winner ownCloud has been nominated yet again in the category 'File Sharing & Collaboration' for the Cloud Computing Insider 2019 Award. Help us bring this one home for a fourth time! 🧡
Find details in this post: https://owncloud.com/cloud-computing-insider-award/
Here it is, the first release candidate of Telephant 0.1:
Static binaries for Linux & Windows are ready to download! Arch users can simply install "telephant-git" from the AUR.
Packages for other Linux distros and a macOS binary will follow soon!
Nextcloud v14.0.13 released. https://github.com/nextcloud/server/releases/tag/v14.0.13
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