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Politics and journalists should never have used twitter as much as they did… It was always weird to me how journalists perceived twitter as some kind of public square.


I never thought it was bad. We have tonnes and tonnes of problematic garbage, but solar panels made from aluminion framing and silicon can just be put on a landfill if there’s nothing else to do with them. Just make a special landfill and that’s it, I bet it’s 1000 times better for the environment than putting normal household trash in a landfill.



Go for it, that’s why Lemmy exists!


Yeah story of mastodon 😂

I love mastodon but some people there really think that they understood it all just because they like privacy.


yeah but you posted the first part of the elon saga here so I wanted to continue it



Jokes on him I have been doing that the entire time since it’s pretty easy to spot fraud when it’s that obvious.


people will slow down coming to mastodon. This has always been the case in the past. But mastodon is awesome nonetheless, I liked spending time there even before twitter migration. It’s not better or worse without the users from twitter.



Years of being surrounded by yes-men will lower your intelligence, prove me wrong.


He’s such a stupid idiot. All of this is hilarious to watch.


This is your announcement? I think you misunderstand the sub.




In Germany most stores have oat milk that’s cheaper than their cheapest dairy! Even though oat milk is taxed at 19% while dairy at 7% I think.


I can imagine a scenario where I would be a citizen of a sort of large commune. That would be without a state.



@Zerush@lemmy.ml Hey thanks for making me aware of printed solar cells. I wonder what you think is the reason why they’re not manufactured at scale yet. If they’re as cheap and versatile as they say, they should be a no-brainer, right?

Maybe conventional panels are so cheap already, that they’re not that important to the total cost of installing solar? What’s holding this tech back, why isn’t it used to cover buildings etc.




Thanks, that’s very interesting. Where do you get the $8/kW number from?



That totally depends on your goals.


Many right-wing parties in other parts of the world are like them. They are dangerous.
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[Question] Add cheap HDD storage (from home) to a small Peertube VPS
cross-posted from: https://feddit.de/post/427796 > This is the second try (original post: https://feddit.de/post/426890) of me trying to get an answer, this time I'll be more specific of what I am thinking to do. I thought a more generalized question would be enough. Sorry for that. > > A peertube server needs lots of storage. Many of the videos will hardly get any views. Storage space on a vps is pretty expensive, storage space in general isn't cheap. So my thought was to > > have a disk at home (maybe external disk on a raspberry pi) and a VPS. > > The VPS only has a very limited amount of storage, but is otherwise totally able to run peertube well. So why not have a virtual file system on the VPS, which looks like it has the size of the HDD and it uses a specified amount of the vps storage for caching. So if someone watches a popular part of a popular video, the vps can serve the video content from the local disk. If someone wants to watch the video that nobody ever watches, it's not a problem since the uplink from home can easily deliver that as well, without the video taking the precious storage. > Block caching would be best, since file caching wouldn't be ideal with video files being really big in some cases. So a very long video would fill the cache, even if only parts of it are needed. > > The remote storage doesn't need to be from home of course, could be cheap cloud storage. I know that peertube works with s3, but it will only move transcoded videos into a bucket and then serve them directly from there. I don't want that from home, it would also not use the upload performance of the VPS for popular videos. > > Any thoughts? Good idea or not? > > I have worked with bcache in the past and was always very impressed with the performance, I think my scenario could really work.
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[SOLVED] Add cheap HDD storage (from home) to a small Peertube VPS
This is the second try (original post: https://feddit.de/post/426890) of me trying to get an answer, this time I'll be more specific of what I am thinking to do. I thought a more generalized question would be enough. Sorry for that. A peertube server needs lots of storage. Many of the videos will hardly get any views. Storage space on a vps is pretty expensive, storage space in general isn't cheap. So my thought was to have a disk at home (maybe external disk on a raspberry pi) and a VPS. The VPS only has a very limited amount of storage, but is otherwise totally able to run peertube well. So why not have a virtual file system on the VPS, which looks like it has the size of the HDD and it uses a specified amount of the vps storage for caching. So if someone watches a popular part of a popular video, the vps can serve the video content from the local disk. If someone wants to watch the video that nobody ever watches, it's not a problem since the uplink from home can easily deliver that as well, without the video taking the precious storage. Block caching would be best, since file caching wouldn't be ideal with video files being really big in some cases. So a very long video would fill the cache, even if only parts of it are needed. The remote storage doesn't need to be from home of course, could be cheap cloud storage. I know that peertube works with s3, but it will only move transcoded videos into a bucket and then serve them directly from there. I don't want that from home, it would also not use the upload performance of the VPS for popular videos. Any thoughts? Good idea or not? I have worked with bcache in the past and was always very impressed with the performance, I think my scenario could really work.
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Oh weren't they one of the automakers who thought hydrogen was the fuel of the future?? xD
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Expand VPS with slow cached network storage
Hey I am looking for a way to have a network folder on a vps that uses a configurable amount of local storage for caching.
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right-wing libertarians be like
hey I am a genious I will simply make a social space (or social media website) without any rules. So everybody can do whatever they want. *Someone spamming horse porn everywhere* okay maybe let's have some rules, like no spamming or illegal stuff. *People keep posting my little pony content or gore to unrelated sub forums* Hmm let's just make a full CoC that basically only permits the kind of right-wing thought that we like. End result is a shithole that nobody likes using, since right-wingers don't even like their own people. genius
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