DigitalOcean is hosting another Hacktober fest, giving away free t-shirt to those who make pull requests to any open source project.
Hacktober fest is only a corporate-sponsored spam fest that gets abused by people who wants everything that's free, even though they don't need it.
The creation of one t-shirt uses 4.5 kg CO2e, 0.8 kg chemicals and about 2600 liters of water.
We have already drained the forth largest lake in the world due to cotton production. When are we going to learn?
Students shouldn't have to sacrifice their privacy to get an education online.
An XKCD for every occation.
Me working from home : https://xkcd.com/1411/
@logrus1 same, all I have is a diploma and some experience. Finding a job is hard without a degree even if it's just web development.
@aseem Any purchase using credit cards demands identification. I would rather not use them unless it's bill payments or airline travels where they need identification anyway.
You will eventually start seeing personalized adverts because of this.
Try going to your bank's website with the no-script add-on installed if you want to know who tracks your activity. (for example ICICI Bank has both Google and Facebook analytics in the login page)
I wonder what's the click through rate on this book cover? 🤣
"Ad Tech Could Be the Next Internet Bubble. The scariest thing about microtargeted ads is that they just don’t work"
I Just got to know that #india is planning on developing an App store for their own use.
There is no way for it to end well.
Why not use @fdroidorg or fork a version of it with the same philosophy?
A year and half ago I made a toot on something called open-brain-internet-thingy. I wrote an article about it then in LinkedIn, I think it's about time to re-visit the topic and improve the article.
Might as well write an article that no one will see...
Privacy is a Human Right that we must fight for around the world. 💪😀 Check here why privacy matters: https://tutanota.com/blog/posts/data-privacy-day/
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