The hamsin has broken, the temperatures are back down in the 20°Cs, and in the afternoon I went for a pleasant walk in the fields.
Duck Duck Go audit and Searx Thanks to Aral Balkan: https://source.puri.sm/toolauditor/CEAP/-/blob/master/audits/ddg.mdThis is crazy; no one should use them.
Links Blog The Guardian view on new work from Proust: more lessons from lockdown"His aim was to capture the mysterious and elusive texture of lived time itself." Abkhazia Posts Videos of Illegal Bitcoin Mines That Are Causing Power BlackoutsThis is really amusing.
Electric bike burns down house The local TV news had the story of a couple whose house burned down due to the "unattended" charging of an electric bicycle battery.
Thunderbird The only way I can get the program to use international style dates is to use a non-English language, like French or Hebrew.
Thunderbird I updated Thunderbird to the new version (from 68.xx to 78.xx) using MX Linux's Test option in its package manager.
Desktop environments In Linux we are spoiled, having so many options for windows managers and desktop environments.
Video compression My project today was to edit a downloaded Zoom video and upload it to Vimeo, in the framework of my voluntary work for the Thich Nhat Hanh sangha.