People asking you for actual Twitter and YouTube links…
I mean, the problem isn’t the proxies like Nitter or whatever (sure, they could be designed better, like all open source software), it’s that you share links to big tech content at all. It keeps playing into the capitalism we love to hate to love so much.
If that latter point doesn’t bother you, as it doesn’t most people, then by all means keep supporting the algos. It’s not like it will change the fate of society one way or the other.
"The concept of "carbon footprint" was coined by an advertising firm working for British Petroleum to shift the focus for climate action onto individuals."
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Thank you for your time and effort.
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Both FB and Google want to show themselves being "good corporate citizens" to domestic governments as the trend moves towards regulating social networks at national level, and they count on FOMO encouraging many young adults to simply hand over the ID information (same as not wanting to be kept out of a nightclub/pub when all your mates are being let inside, which by the 2000s conditioned many British youth into routinely carrying ID around with them...
I appreciate Substack and what it represents as a platform that democratizes content while respecting writers.
But the fact of the matter is, its lack of customization will hurt it over time.
I wrote about this topic here: https://t.co/p6fuvXo7V3
ActivityPub can be confusing and/or hard to test or develop against.
I started a new side project called FediDB to help Pixelfed and other implementations debug federation issues.
It will be launching soon, need to test DMs and Federated Stories in Pixelfed 😅
I'm eager to work with other projects on this!
A few of us are working to restart the Tech Workers Coalition newsletter. We published our first issue yesterday: https://news.techworkerscoalition.org/2020/05/01/issue-1/
As the issue says: "Learning about how we’re all connected and building relationships to make positive change across the industry is a slow but necessary process."
Surveillance capitalists, Lord of the Rings
I didn't know the origin of the term "Palantir" until encountering it in Lord of the Rings just now.
Holy fuck the attitude on surveillance capitalists. You actually named your damn surveillance company after the device fucking SAURON used to chat with his bros.
Should have just straight up called the company "Eye of Sauron".
The U.S. faces a crisis of its own, but Trump gets busy imposing inhumane sanctions against the Venezuelan people, says Evo. https://www.telesurenglish.net/news/Evo-Morales-Expresses-Solidarity-With-Venezuela-Amid-US-Attacks-20200329-0004.html
open-source low-cost ventilator (covid)(pls boost)
Here's the MIT E-Vent, an open source ventilator (costs $100 from parts on hand), which company Newport was going to build for USA pandemic reserves, until rival company Covidien (yes, real name) bought them out to stop competition with their own more expensive ventilator unit.
DIY tech project question, please boost
I'm looking for a USB thermometer/temperature probe
one that can plug into a computer (windows or linux) and be able to plot data over time, preferably into a csv format although if it only does so using its own software that is acceptable
also preferably it can plot at a relatively frequent polling rate (at least every minute)
can anyone point me in the right direction?
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* Neverwinter Nights: Enhanced Edition - #Soundtrack (#mp3, #flac)
* Neverwinter Nights: Darkness Over Daggerford - Soundtrack (mp3, flac)
* #NeverwinterNights: Premium Adventures - Soundtrack (mp3) * #Pathfinder: #Kingmaker - Artbook
* #ShadowTactics: #BladesOfTheShogun - #Artbook
* #Frostpunk, Children of Morta, Moonlighter - #wallpapers and #avatars
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