"Leaving Facebook makes people happier but less informed" (https://www.cnn.com/2019/01/31/tech/facebook-deactivation-study-happiness-informed/index.html) - Who conducted this survey, the Zuckerberg Foundation?? How are people LESS informed because of Facebook??
Bitcoin as we know it is not a currency replacement.
Nor is it Climate Change made tangible.
Before we even get to a discussion of how many KJ fractional reserve central banking uses in its current form, the assertions contradict the data.
NeXTstation from 1991 emulating Windows and a Mac at the same time. So far ahead of its time. #Retrocomputing
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:
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