"I'm currently standing in the hangar bay of the UAC power plant complex, located on Phobos. Normally this is a facility buzzing with life, delivering 666 GigaWatts of energy to science facilities all across this moon. But right now, things may have gotten a bit out of hand..."

New addition to the desk is the KBDPad MKII with 67g Zilents!

@ducheng why exactly do you need to scan children’s faces?

@brandon disabled, don’t need them curating what news they want me to see

@ducheng @XxAlexXx well I suppose that depends on the implementation and how secure it is, if it is all on device like mentioned then a website implementing it shouldn’t have any access to what the bio-captcha is doing, just the result no?

New blog post; My toolkit 

@nathand neat! Been looking for something like EarTrumpet for a while, checking that out!

So… Apple just implemented its own Tor Relay into iCloud?

@XxAlexXx I’d say HTTPS because they’re both essentially the same encryption but DoT uses a separate port from HTTPS and can be targeted/blocked, while DoH can’t be blocked without blocking all HTTPS traffic. But this could also be a disadvantage for network admins…

Follow up: You don't need to feel guilty for choosing proprietary software.

If you prefer to use Spotify over local music because it better fits your listening style, go for it!

Should you look for more secure and privacy-respecting alternatives? Sure. But you don't need to develop a cognitive dissonance when it comes to what your preferences for software are.

Do what you're comfortable with, keep an open mind, and try things whenever you feel like something new.

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