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None at all unless you wish to enhance it’s effectiveness.

For more in this vein you can take a look at dessicant-based air-conditioning. Here’s a paper (pop the doi.org url into Sci-Hub to get the pdf) on the topic, and a video demonstrating it’s effectiveness. The future of air-conditioning could be bright!


I’m calm. However, you seem to describe yourself as living in what I and most others would call extreme heat, which for most individuals—if not protected against—can in fact lead to serious health concerns. Also, most modern architecture is built with the usage of internal climate-control in mind and doesn’t passively dissapate heat very well, leading to longer exposure.

At any rate, I’m sure you understand the risks and I probably don’t need to explain it to you. I mainly offer this as a perspective to others who come across this thread in the future to consider.


I’m inclined to state that this is a bad idea. If it gets very hot in your region, you will be putting your own livelihood at risk in exchange for little to no positive change regarding the environment. The world needs people with your consideration for the environment, alive and healthy.

I would seek more productive ways to reduce fossil fuel consumption in your area. Find ways to network with local environmentalists and/or eco-conscious individuals and see what pressure you can put on your electricity providers. Encourage the use of rideshares in your community. Join a bicycle coalition and become part of their outreach team. Show people ways to reduce their footprint, keep the fight (and yourself) alive.

I know it’s tempting to fall into the feeling of hopelessness and believing that no real progress can be made within the system, but it’s difficult/impossible to fundamentally change anything by suffering alone.

edit: I’m not saying that you shouldn’t ever let yourself experience discomfort for the sake of eco-activism. I’m just recommending that you don’t throw your well-being/life away just because some capitalists call you a hypocrite. You’d just be doing them a favor.



I know nothing about you, but I’m here to tell you that you can do this, and anything else you set your mind to. You may have internalized something like, “I’m not the kind of person who studies well”. This is not something that is set in stone, you can change what you recognize as your own identity for the better a little bit each day.

Hope that helps, a similar message helped me out of a rut recently. :)



I’ve really enjoyed Mindustry in past as my portable Factorio fix, sounds like a massive update! Can’t wait to check it out.


Wow, thank you so much for sharing this. I’ve been suffering from eye strain quite a bit lately, to the point that I was concerned my eye-sight was degrading. I installed this this morning and I quite like it, hope it helps me form healthy eye habits. :)


If you’re waiting for a moment where you’re like “this is it,” I’m telling you, it never comes. Nobody comes on TV and says “things are officially bad.” There’s no launch party for decay. It’s just a pileup of outrages and atrocities in between friendships and weddings and perhaps an unusual amount of alcohol.

This part resonates with me most.



I’m afraid of the massive amounts of malicious propaganda this technology could produce. Possibly already is producing.


“From where I was sitting, after years of frustration, I couldn’t see a better path to push for that change than to speak out publicly.”

Sounds like they had noticed this as an issue for a while and finally decided enough was enough.


Chandwaney, who is gender nonbinary, laid out their reasons for leaving the company in a public Facebook post on Tuesday. They also detailed their decision to quit in an interview with The Washington Post and published a copy of their resignation letter on Facebook’s internal employee message board.

In a statement to Business Insider, Chandwaney said they quit because they felt their criticism of Facebook wasn’t being heard.

“As far as I can tell, the company is approaching hate content and hate organizing as a PR issue rather than a substantive issue to take real action on,” Chandwaney said. “From where I was sitting, after years of frustration, I couldn’t see a better path to push for that change than to speak out publicly.”


Yeah, that’s my one gripe with Mumble, not the greatest audio experience, especially coming from Discord. But I’ve accepted that as the price of freedom. lol


Using F-droid, one can easily send the APK to a nearby user. So if only one person has the app installed through F-droid, they could organize to distribute it among a small group, and from there it can continue to spread, assuming the recipients have F-droid already. Otherwise someone could simply transfer a copy of the F-Droid APK to each recipient first.



Feels Good Man - the Sundance award-winning documentary (the story of Pepe the Frog)

“Artist Matt Furie, creator of the comic character Pepe the Frog, begins an uphill battle to take back his iconic cartoon image from those who used it for their own purposes.” [1] …


Feels Good Man - the Sundance award-winning documentary

“Artist Matt Furie, creator of the comic character Pepe the Frog, begins an uphill battle to take back his iconic cartoon image from those who used it for their own purposes.” [1] …


Feels Good Man - the Sundance award-winning documentary

“Artist Matt Furie, creator of the comic character Pepe the Frog, begins an uphill battle to take back his iconic cartoon image from those who used it for their own purposes.” [1] …


Me! Employed as a Node.js developer currently (for 3+ years) but I’d much rather be working in Rust which I work with on my own time. I’m especially interested in Rust + Wasm at the moment.


Ubuntu -> Debian -> Manjaro -> Arch -> NixOS

I think I’m sticking with NixOS for the foreseeable future as one of the things I dislike about migrating to a new machine is, well, the entire migration process. With NixOS I just write a config, share it with my new machine, and my migration efforts are greatly reduced.

I also enjoy the sense of security I get in knowing that if I ever severely break anything I can just roll back to a previously configured state, something that would have been nice when using Arch… 😅

I’m still learning how to utilize NixOS to it’s fullest, but so far it’s been worth it.


YES, I’ve watched this several times for the comedy and good feels.


Renting currently, would prefer some form of co-ownership.



Was browsing the NixOS discourse forum and saw that there were job offerings with little to no attention, so I’m boosting here…


Looking for an alternative to Toggl

I’ve used Toggl in past and I’m finding myself in need of a time-tracking software again for managing time with multiple clients effectively and easily. Is there a viable FLOSS alternative or will I need to go back to using spread-sheets? …


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