Nearly as many Americans pay a tax to Jeff Bezos in the form of Amazon Prime membership each year as pay federal income taxes. https://outline.com/eBpfML
The Demonization of Jeremy Corbyn
Week recap — 10 December 2019
Robert Reich: A Billionaire-Backed Moderate Will Hand Trump the 2020 Election
re: bluesky, fedi meta
@garbados I've been contacted by 2 reporters today for my opinion, and this is a screenshot of an email I wrote to one of them. My ultra cynical inside baseball take as an ex Big Tech Worker.
The absolutely gorgeous title piece of his most recent album
bernie's campaign posted this on instagram directly calling out pete's disingenuous smears & attacks on progressive college tuition plans
Twitter has no real incentive to use ActivityPub
1. They don't control ActivityPub. Anything added/modified to the protocol will be seen as Embrace, Extend, Extinguish
2. No Fediverse instance will federate with them so it won't matter to them. Well, no one with common sense, which I hope covers most sysadmins
3. DRM is coming to a TL near you. Think of HDMI "proto-cables" connecting "producers" and "consumers"
4. Money (See no. 3). Want in? Here's a federation key with your subscription fee
A public service announcement if you haven't already seen it, pretty F'in chilling!!
Sci-Fi Short Film Slaughterbots presented by DUST - PeerTube on Mastodon.host https://peertube.mastodon.host/videos/watch/b30b0589-d061-42d4-8490-884c2a618754
I love capricorns. I happen to be one, but I also like them as a creature concept. A goat, designed for climbing on mountains, and a fish, designed for swimming in the sea. Nearly opposite ends of the earth combined into one. It describes my often conflicting personality perfectly.
I did this sketch for the Canvas Swap Magazine, but fell in love with it so much that I decided to ink it myself using my brush pen. If you were at MFF, you hopefully got a chance to see it in the art show.
The blood of poor Americans is now a leading export, bigger than corn or soy
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Our app now supports downloads and fediverse accounts as podcast host.
To download some episodes: Just tap the cloud icon to download and again to remove.
Using your fediverse account to host your own podcast: Find out your RSS feed URL e.g. https://email@example.com and load it into the app and begin uploading some audio files. A couple of minutes later your audio file should appear as podcast episode in Nordcast.
What facial recognition steals from us - Invidious
#facial_recognition #ai #open_sourced #Vox.com #vox #explain #explainer #joss_fong #face_id #how_facial recognition works #biometrics #machine_learning #deep_learning #computer_vision #surveillance #evan_selinger #aric_toler #obscurity #privacy
Free thinking, opensource loving humanist...at least that's my better self:)
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