Silicon Valley Is Listening to Your Most Intimate Moments
nice write up on SeaGL 2019. With special mention of someone really cool: https://github.com/ecmonsen
@purism what is the battery capacity in watt-hours for the Librem 13 laptop?
This is a critical read about human rights and modern life, especially for folks in the tech world: https://www.amnesty.org/en/latest/news/2019/11/google-facebook-surveillance-privacy/
Check out Facebook's response in the full report, too.
I noticed a suicidal user on Hacker News, a popular tech news blog / discussion forum. I let the Hacker News staff know via their email contact link and I'll recommend the suicide prevention line to the user.
Anyone have any other ideas on how I might be able to help them?
“The technology behind the internet is not incompatible with our rights, but the business model Facebook and Google have chosen is.”
Yep, that’s Amnesty International saying that.
Come join my research collective @comdatasci! Applications to work directly with me at @UwCom are due 12/1. I'm happy to talk about the possibility of joining our group either this round or at some point in the future!
It's grad school application seaso@email@example.com considering a PhD in communication, infor@UwCom@tw…
Some cool collaboration/sync/privacy research by Kleppmann et al at Ink & Switch: https://www.inkandswitch.com/local-first.html . Nextcloud should have got at least an honorable mention ( https://nextcloud.com/ ).
Conflict-free Replicated Data Types (CRDTs) sound cool.
Many interesting links in there, including the library of congress recommended formats: https://www.loc.gov/preservation/resources/rfs/TOC.html
Eva Monsen's stellar talk using Natural Language Processing to flip genders in text! #seagl2019
Sage Sharp rocks! We can create an environment where impostor syndrome will not exist. #seagl2019
I’ve always been interested in drawing digitally but never have. And now, a 10 year old is demonstrating how she creates digital characters using open source @Krita_Painting@twitter.com and it’s MAGICAL ✨🧙♀️
Thank you #SeaGL2019
#seagl2019 Mako at the helm. "Strategic openness is strategic closedness"
Calling all Faifcast fans! Our Executive Director @o0karen0o and Distinguished Technologist Bkuhn are going to be doing a LIVE podcast this weekend at SeaGL. If you can get to Seattle, you'll get to see the magic in person. https://osem.seagl.org/conferences/seagl2019/program/proposals/711
Calling all #Tesla owners: let's discuss the source code for the #GPL'd parts of your car! Learn how to join the conversation with us at https://sfconservancy.org/blog/2019/oct/30/calling-all-tesla-owners/