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Ctrl blog is now licensed under Creative Commons licenses

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A sync bug in Standard Notes kept deleting my notes

Update (): Lead-developer Mo Bitar says the dataloss issue has been fixed in recent versions of Standard Notes. He says the underlying issue was caused by a timing issue (“race-condition”) during data synchronization. I’ve not confirmed the fix; as this issue lead me to switch to Joplin. Though, now might be the time to give Standard Notes another try.

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Help Mozilla build out its Location Service by taking a walk

Update (): The Mozilla Strumbler app has been discontinued. The app is no longer available for download. The Mozilla Location Service isn’t being discontinued, but its accuracy will probably decrease over time without new data submissions from the community.

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