The best FTP Software for PC

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FILEZILLA [FREEMIUM OPENSOURCE] (windows, linux, mac)

FileZilla

FileZilla is a powerful FTP-client. It has been designed for ease of use and with support for as many features as possible, while still being fast and reliable. The program offers support for firewalls and proxy connections as well as SSL and Kerberos GSS security.

Be aware that installing FileZilla on your computer might install some bundleware/malware on your machine.

https://filezilla-project.org

 

 

WinSCP [FREE OPENSOURCE] (windows)

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WinSCP is a popular free SFTP and FTP client for Windows. Moreover, WinSCP is a powerful multi-functional tool that will improve your productivity.

WinSCP can copy files between a local and remote computer using multiple protocols: FTP, FTPS, SCP, SFTP or WebDAV. On the one hand, WinSCP offers an easy to use graphical user interface; you can choose between Windows Explorer look and tabbed twin-panel interface like Norton commander. On the other hand, advanced users can automate WinSCP functionality using .NET assembly or simple batch file scripting

https://winscp.net/eng/download.php

 

 

Cyberduck [FREE OPENSOURCE] (windows, mac)

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With an easy to use interface, connect to FTP (File Transfer Protocol), SFTP (SSH Secure File Transfer), WebDAV (Web-based Distributed Authoring and Versioning), Amazon S3, Google Storage, Windows Azure, Rackspace Cloud Files and even Google Docs.

https://cyberduck.io/download/

1st December: World AIDS Day

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“Let us give publicity to HIV-AIDS and not hide it, because the only way to make it appear like a normal illness, like TB, like cancer, is always to come out and to say somebody has died because of HIV,” Mr. Mandela said that morning. “And people will stop regarding it as something extraordinary.” NELSON MANDELA

This year’s slogan of the UNAIDS World AIDS Day is “Community makes the difference”: a celebration of the communities with which activism and volunteering have made a concrete contribution to the cause, assisting HIV-positive people and fighting for assistance dignified health care, to raise awareness of HIV and prevent new infections.

Without organized communities and associations, 24 million people could not count today on insured medical care and the availability of antiretroviral drugs. About 6% of all HIV funding, according to UNAIDS, goes to communities that promote human rights, which challenge discrimination, criminalization and stigma

World AIDS Day, designated on 1 December every year since 1988, is an international day dedicated to raising awareness of the AIDS pandemic caused by the spread of HIV infection and mourning those who have died of the disease. Government and health officials, non-governmental organizations, and individuals around the world observe the day, often with education on AIDS prevention and control.

As of 2017, AIDS has killed between 28.9 million and 41.5 million people worldwide, and an estimated 36.7 million people are living with HIV, making it one of the most important global public health issues in recorded history. Thanks to recent improved access to antiretroviral treatment in many regions of the world, the death rate from AIDS epidemic has decreased since its peak in 2005 (1 million in 2016, compared to 1.9 million in 2005).

https://www.worldaidsday.org

We are vampires for our needs: recharges

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illustration of Pawel Kuczysnki

We are increasingly dependent on smartphones. Now when our cell phone is empty we go into a panic, worried about finding a way to recharge our cell phone. Although today there are power banks, which allow us to recharge our device wherever we are, it always happens sometimes that we are lacking in something that loads our mobile phone.

Especially when we are traveling and we need the navigator, we panic because we have to find a place where there is someone who does us the favor of reacharging our smartphone. But it can also happen while we talk on the phone or while we are consulting some things on the web. Unfortunately, although technology has made giant strides, the many features of the mobile phone quickly discharge the battery. The 3-4 day battery life of old phones is only a distant memory.

The mobile phone is an integral part of every moment of our life. And strange to think that before we lived without the ability to shoot at any time. In the past Probably the photos that were available had a more affective value because they represented a special moment. But today it seems that every day is the good one to live a magical experience and we end up living in the monotony and in the illusion that every day everything is possible.

Often we are vampires also in a figurative sense: we need things that we really don’t need. Often recalling memories only with photographic memory helps us to be even more detached towards negative things and attached to positive ones. Binding to an accessory almost always makes us feel powerless from a spiritual point of view.

Goodbye November [2019]

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illustration of Schulz [Peanuts]
November is over, and it’s about to begin December. What is the saddest month of the year? Probably for many it is November. Instead December and January are months of holidays and February is a month of preparation for the spring of 21st March.

In November the leaves of the trees are red, the cold becomes more intense and people stuff themselves with coats. In our mind, the idea that the current year is coming to an end comes into our mind.

In the United States in November there is a Thanksgiving Day, which is considered a very important party. Instead in the other western countries there is the party of November 1 (all saints days) which however is considered a sad recurrence because it is used as commemoration of the dead, that happens just the following day.

Although November is for many the excellence month of autumn, many consider it as a month of reconciliation with the nature. The Danish Philosopher Kierekegaard wrote:

“In autumn everything reminds us of twilight, – and yet, it seems to me the most beautiful season: he wanted the sky then, when I will live my twilight, that there must be someone who then loves me as I loved the autumn.”