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Happy birthday, Wikipedia 🎉

Wikipedia turned 20 years old on January 15, 2021!

Wikipedia has contributed to free and widely available knowledge like probably no other platform. Showing the world the true power of collaboration on the open internet and what a great cooperating community is capable of. ❤️

#wikipedia #Wikipedia20 #education #knowledge

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We are absolutely thrilled to announce that @PINE64 is releasing a Mobian Community Edition of the #pinephone! This is a major milestone for our project, which started less than a year ago as a way to bring Debian to this
mobile device!
10$ of each device sold will be donated to @mobian. See more soon about this on our blog at

In 2020, mobile data usage increased less than in previous years. Home (DSL) internet usage increased more on the other hand. And old-fashioned phone calls became more more frequent and longer (+20%).
Does resonate with my usage patterns...

Had to deal with the problem of freedom of speech vs illegal activities already in 2000 when I participated in the (which was quite revolutionary back then).

“The essence of propaganda is therefore always simplicity and repetition. Only those who can summarize the problems in the simplest possible way and who have the courage to repeat them forever in this simplified form, even against the objections of the intellectuals, will in the long run achieve fundamental success in influencing public opinion. " —Joseph Goebbels Diary 29. Januar 1942, ISBN 3-598-21923-7, p.213 (freely translated)

Why does writing a application in feel like I am the first one trying to do it? Actually, the second. I am **grateful** for

Migrated my account from @spaetz to @spaetz. Thanks for @valere for hosting me over the last years. Hello !

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