It's one thing if people are oblivious to mass surveillance. It's another if they are perfectly aware and do not give a damn.
Privacy nihilism is incredibly destructive. It spreads the idea that you cannot do anything to protect your privacy and the only thing you can do is give in to surveillance.
What Conspiratorial Thinking Conceals, by Frank Miroslav
"conspiratorial thinking is the expression of the hope for a better world that embraces shortcuts to avoid the task of trying to accurately model and understand the state of affairs. It is a cheap balm for anxious minds overwhelmed by a complex world, a secular replacement for the relief that religion provided with the knowledge that everything that happened was part of some cosmic plan"
Why self hosting is important https://dataswamp.org/~solene/2021-07-23-why-selfhosting-is-important.html #linux #selfhosting #privacy #ownership
"What did Voltaire mean with his gardening advice? That we must keep a good distance between ourselves and the world, because taking too close an interest in politics or public opinion is a fast route to aggravation and danger. … We should never tie our personal moods to the condition of a whole nation or people in general; or we would need to weep continuously."
We are happy to announce the release of Goblins v0.8! https://spritelyproject.org/news/goblins-0.8.html
Now implementing handoffs in the CapTP network protocol, opt-in (but safe, non-interfering) per-actor coroutine support, integration with Racket's IO system, and more!
Wow! Didn't know that the #Debian website had been refreshed! Shows that it's been a while since I've viewed it! 😅 Looks great!! 👍
Staggering in scope. Utterly compelling.
A relentless investigation into what actually happened with the mystery seeds of 2020:
You ordered them.
@apisashla "We believe face-eating panthers and people with faces can co-exist" says the CEO of Face-Panthers Inc...
Do you want to work full time redecentralizing the internet and FIX EVERYTHING?
The Internet Archive is hiring! https://getdweb.net/hiring-dweb-projects-organizer/ #dweb
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