I wrote this for Lifehacker about how all your notifications are LIES and today is a good day to turn off all your notifications, so enjoy: https://lifehacker.com/your-notifications-are-lying-to-you-1829334172
Hilarious. After effectively abandoning Linux desktop OSes by never updating the client, withholding massive new features, & dropping support for tons of formats, Dropbox is naming something “Nautilus,” the name of one of the most used Linux file managers. https://blogs.dropbox.com/tech/2018/09/architecture-of-nautilus-the-new-dropbox-search-engine/
New Libre GPU Effort Based on RISC-V
(submitted by xvilka)
New encryption law to force Australian citizens to hand over computer passwords and mobile pins - or face $60,000 or five years in prison https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-6213007/Police-want-mobile-laptop-passwords-jailed-refusing.html
LOL This Joe Rogan "Debate" is a mess.
Best Selling Paleo Author (who is best friends with Taubes) who can't refute data without appealing to a database he likes vs an actual doctor quoting 2018 meta-analyses
Have a laugh:
"for your security"
all i want to do is download a freaking code sample off some website, which requires an account, which only works through social login, which only works with verified accounts, which means creating an email address to verify an account to authorise another account, which means giving multiple controlling services a circle of email addresses and phone numbers. just to download some free file
the internet is so closed
This Firefox extension enables to configure Accept-Language per website.
Apple: we believe privacy is a human right.
Also Apple: here’s your trust score.
#ManyVerse app is kinda nice, but I'm not really sure how to add people. Am I supposed to just invite people one by one? 🤔
Tech companies don't want to pay senior, knowledgeable engineers what they're worth so they claim they're over-qualified.
Which results in more of our tech being designed and implemented by people who are under-qualified without proper mentor-ship and industry-specific history lessons.
The entire industry has it's eyes closed as to the real cost of software. Right now, the consumers are paying for that cost through intangible side-effects which become tangible once democracy fails, cars crash…
Australia always being the test ground for the amazing dystopian future that awaits.
Australia pushes for spyware on phones - https://www.brisbanetimes.com.au/business/companies/spyware-on-phone-fears-as-dutton-pushes-new-security-laws-20180924-p505oc.html