Kilobytes Gambit - a tiny chess engine.
In 2011 former president of the US, George W. Bush cancelled a trip to Geneva. And there's a reason for that - he's might be arrested.
Want to help mobilize your community to support #NetNeutrality, limits on police surveillance, or other digital rights? Here are a few tips on how to organize a local event. https://www.eff.org/electronic-frontier-alliance/events-tips
There has been a lot of discussion lately as whether or not Twitter, Facebook, etc. is to be the judge of what one can and cannot say online. This article from 1½ year ago about how the Mastodon fediverse handled the migration of the unmoderated, primarily right-winged social media to it's platform is an interesting interesting read.
He is indeed writing history. And that's not in a good way. It might be wishful thinking, but I think it would for the better if a third of the Republicans in the senate stepped up and voted to impeach this man for inciting violence and putting the oldest democracy in the world in danger.
The details coming out about the riot being aided by people inside the Congress is chilling. And it has only been nine days since the tragedy. So I fear we are to expect more horrifying news.
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👌 the Fediverse is NOT twitt*r! enjoy a more relaxed, courteous, benevolent way of interacting! you are part of it!
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This is a short, interesting, and extremely important read about the dangers of surveillance capitalism.
"Print this file, your printer will jam." Talk about quirky bug!
What we’ve warned about is finally here. Police in Jackson, Mississippi are asking residents to allow live-stream access to their Ring doorbell camera.
Drivers Sue Uber Over Pressure to Back Gig Worker Measure.
Via HN. Why does bad news dominate the news? Because most good news is too slow.
"An important thing that explains a lot of things is that good news takes time but bad news happens instantly."
Fosstodon is an English speaking Mastodon instance that is open to anyone who is interested in technology; particularly free & open source software.