@hrthu "The two political camps in the free software community are the free software movement and open source. The free software movement is a campaign for computer users' freedom; we say that a nonfree program is an injustice to its users. The open source camp declines to see the issue as a matter of justice to the users, and bases its arguments on practical benefits only."
The web is something that, by it's very nature, shouldn't be centralized.
"Re-decentralizing the Web, for good this time | Ruben Verborgh"
Early thoughts on writing HTTP APIs in #golang: surprisingly clumsy. Will chalk this up to language inexperience, however.
Slack closed thousands of accounts, out of the blue - citing US sanctions. Many closures were mistaken - data was lost without warning. Why allow your enterprise to rely on a centralized service when you can and should #selfhost and stay in control?
For the n-th time, my electric utility has sent me an email bill that disagrees with the amount on their website. Today I sent them a detailed bug report. A few hours later, an actual human wrote back to say they'd found the problem, have a temporary workaround, and have a plan to make sure it gets fixed and stays fixed. I'm kinda speechless here. Way to go, utility!
Getting pi-hole setup really made me appreciate just how much data there is in DNS, and how easily that could be abused. In the last 24 hours, my house has made 33K DNS queries (9K blocked). Looking through the logs, I can not only identify the services I frequent, but also many of the _devices that I own_.
Strongly recommend setting up DNS over HTTPS w/ pi-hole: https://github.com/retrohacker/knowledge/blob/master/pi/pihole_dns_over_https.md
The inside of one of the pizza boxes. Nearly everything can be replaced easily. This is how it should be. 👍
WTF #Mozilla. We need you to be an alternative to the trash of the modern web.
More awesome bar search operators in the #firefoc docs:
Add ^ to search for matches in your browsing history.
Add * to search for matches in your bookmarks.
Add + to search for matches in pages you've tagged.
Add % to search for matches in your currently open tabs.
Add # to search for matches in page titles.
Add $ to search for matches in web addresses (URLs).
Add ? to search for matches in suggestions.
Wow! The terrible tv/movie trope of identifying a person from a tiny reflection has become reality. Study shows high degree of success IDing people from reflections in a human *cornea* https://boingboing.net/2013/12/28/capturing-images-of-bystanders.html #privacy
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