@Dee As a request before follow person, in my defense, it's because of spammy bots.
I'm starting a journey into operating system design by developing my own from scratch and blogging about it. Part one is live! Feedback is highly requested, thanks!
I never really thought about it before but we give our governments money to pay for expensive and restrictive proprietary software, money that could be much better spent elsewhere. The people paying for this software should be able to use it themselves; public money should go towards public code.
I've said it before and I'll say it again: Brave is crap.
For those who had missed it: remember that #Facebook lobbies *against* privacy laws, despite what they say in public!
No more "Trump" or "Trump's administration" only "POTUS" or "The President of the United States" and "the current administration."
Two fold reasoning:
1) Take Don's name out of the news (he'd hate that)
2) Let us American's realize how crappy our current administration really is (versus "Trump's administration ")
Twitter's CEO, dubbed here, "Twitter Jack," is having a competition for five development slots at Twitter Inc. Presumably because he wants the best talent for the five dev positions. No, this is a ploy to pry good talent away from the federation. The best thing we can do is ignore any further news about it and downplay it to any who ask.
And just like that, Mastodon is taken seriously and gets a decent writeup that that doesn't treat it like a side show, or say that it's "crumbling." https://www.theverge.com/2019/12/12/21012553/twitter-bluesky-decentralized-social-network-developers-reaction-mastodon-activitypub
Beyond evil: This month Facebook started to scrape sites that use 'pixel' for all kinds of information. Including personal information about the visitors. People could be identified even without cookies by name or email. This affects also non FB Users. https://developers.facebook.com/docs/facebook-pixel/advanced/advanced-matching/
Seems to be currently live on booking.com and airbnb.com. Here personal information like name, email and phone number is sent to facebook during registration at airbnb.
Amnesty International calls Google and Facebook a threat to human rights. We believe that centralization of power in hands of #GAFAM is indeed extremely dangerous. #privacy #decentralization matter for a free society!
"Changing from [Microsoft] Word to #LibreOffice is saving us 28 million euros."
- #CamilloSileo, Italian Army General, interviewed in a #documentary called 'The Microsoft Dilemma: Is Europe Being Colonized by Software'
Idunno what I'm doing on here...i'm social? since when?