Termish = ncpamixer
Don't waste the Cambridge Analytica scandal: it's a chance to take control of our data
Excellent article by Scott Ludlam in the @guardian that cuts to the heart of the matter:
“What has been exposed here is not some unforceeable aberration, but an ordinary consequence of what Shoshana Zuboff calls ’surveillance capitalism’“
I gave the keynote at a conference last week, about team building and software developers. The video will be up eventually, but I put my speaker notes into a blog post.
Building Better Software by Building Better Teams https://ashfurrow.com/blog/building-better-software-by-building-better-teams/
Introducing https://peertube.xyz, a general themed open registration instance.
Also let's make sure it works: https://peertube.xyz/videos/watch/773addf4-50a7-4847-89b4-985c458b540f
The only correct use for fidget spinners.
I have no idea what's going on with facebook news and all the rage, but fuck, people are really stupid. Privacy advocates and smart people have been saying what is/could be done with the info they have and exactly what the business model is - you are the product they sell - for years.
Naive people. Only because they see a specific instance of the problem now are reacting instead of proactively protecting themselves since forever. Actually is a good wake up call for all the sheeple.
Just spent the past hours writing a exheres for the lua module required by weechat matrix plugin. In the end..it didn't worked.
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I have a bunch of friends from Twitter joining Mastodon tonight so I made a quick guide to how the site works. Making it public so anyone can see/boost it if it's helpful. If you have any questions feel free to ask!