Book on FOSS history
GNU: Richard Stallman
Linux: Linus Torvalds
Check out Upland, a virtual property trading game. If you use this link, Upland will award you with a bonus for your first purchase https://r.upland.me/3Thw!
I want to be able to tell my friends why #mastodon is better than the birdsite, so I wrote a thing: "Mastodon Is Better than Twitter: Elevator Pitch"
I want this to be as persuasive as possible to outsiders, so I'd appreciate as much feedback as possible from Mastodon users
Just started playing this "Massive Multiplayer Online Real-Time Economic Strategy Game" where you can earn crypto (albeit slowly and indirectly).
Has anyone else played Prospectors.io?
Let's see if it's any fun!
Updates of the green instance list are stuck and at the moment a daily update is not available!
Here is the issue:
The project is on GitLab now!
Dazaar is a network and marketplace for sharing, selling, and buying various datasets through a peer to peer network. Dazaar is agnostic to the payment method, supporting any blockchain or fiat payment processor. Dazaar supports any data format that can be represented using an append-only log data structure.
It's built on https://github.com/hypercore-protocol/hyperdrive-daemon which is the evolution of the dat protocol. I've mentionned these before a few times.
Surveillance capitalism is the same as climate change, but for data:
- Some people have been warning about its consequences for years
- Most people don't care because they don't feel concerned, they can't see it affecting them
- A few companies are making a lot of damage with the help of governments
- When we will face the consequences it will be too late
- We can still do something about it, and the sooner the better
As Milton Friedman once said, the important thing is to establish a political climate of opinion which will make it politically profitable for the wrong people to do the right thing.
FBI Expands Ability to Collect Cellphone Location Data, Monitor Social Media, Recent Contracts Show
I just discovered Greentooth, an automatic Bluetooth disabler for Android. It disables Bluetooth some time after the last device disconnects.
Having Bluetooth turned on while away from home is becoming a major privacy concern for me, and I never remember to turn it off myself.
Coolest feature: Before turning Bluetooth off, it triggers a silent notification with a quick action that allows you to keep it turned on.
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