What are some interesting/useful home automation and customization ideas?

Of course given that this is posted to, I’m expecting a bias towards FOSS/etc. projects like Mycroft AI or towards DIY projects over Amazon and Google microphones and insecure IoT junk, but still list those other ideas regardless as the idea itself can be useful or even replicated with othe…


Why aren't non-reproducibly-built binaries of GPL-licensed software considered undistributable?

Reading the rather disturbing (albeit refreshingly honest, compared to some other distros) answer to the FAQ “Can Slackware be recompiled from scratch?” got me wondering… …


Reading the comments, I saw one commenter giving really good counter arguments, their name is Lauren Young…


Thoughts on trait-selection abortion?

Bad idea to ban trait-selected abortion, IMO; but I would just allow it as some people would just do abortion on their own anyway. …


How do you deal with dental health?

I didn’t brush my teeth as a child and teen because I had energy issues and I struggled to actually do them; I still struggle to do it today. …


What is your opinion on sex work?

My opinion is that sex work should be legal. It would enable involuntary virgins to get a good sex experience for payment; they will be guaranteed a good sex experience with a sex worker: no harassment, good education, and a fun time. …


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Lemmy is not ideologically diverse. Thoughts?

edit: having a community dedicated to letists only can be a bad idea in that it can make sure your beliefs are not questioned. I have thought myself as a socialist and I have thought myself as a anarcho-capitalist, I don’t believe in either anymore. I think if radical views go unchecked they might c…


Why haven't corporations bribed their way through copyleft (licenses) yet?

I thought companies could bribe through the legal system, so why not licenses?..


I feel that barcodes (usually QR Codes) are underutilized; I forgot about them until I saw this post.


Offline QR Code possibility?

Is there anything similar to a QR code that works offline? …


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