https://www.vice.com/en_us/article/qv7gbp/netflixs-the-great-hack-misses-the-big-picture this documentary was good, but I do agree with this article that the conclusion of the film could have done better (no pun intended) at directing attention towards both legislation and people taking privacy into their own hands.
@codesections fwiw, ATT UVerse was offering a discounted rate for high speeds in my area. When registering, they had a checkbox checked by default agreeing to let them have and sell your browsing information. Unchecking the box removed the discount. I noped out of there and stuck with the lesser of two evils (spectrum in my case).
This episode of Radiolab really made me appreciate the impact that technological advances and speculative fiction both have on science, philosophy, and invention. Mastodon, for example, is likely inspiring a new generation of thinkers today.
@codeHaiku give endless legends or endless space a try. I thought they were way more approachable than civ. I’m a dad with limited time to invest in gaming these days, got a lot of joy from both of those.
My colleague and I will be giving a talk at HashiConf in Seattle on September 11th. Let me know if you're going!