News in the fediverse https://blog.freedombone.net/news-in-the-fediverse #Epicyon
Chrome exempts google sites when it clears cookies and site data.
I'm halfway in 'attack surface' (the third little brother book) by @pluralistic and I love it! Amber Bensen is perfect for the voice of Masha. Highly recommend it!
I backed Cory's kickstarter for the audiobook and the book is soo nice. Had to find an audioplayer and found https://github.com/PaulWoitaschek/Voice . soo two recommendations for me today!
Messing around with the CSS in Epicyon is a reminder of how much nicer the web could look if it was designed for humans rather than for advertising revenue maximization.
Advertising was at first thought to be benign, and initially it was just discreet banner ads which were easy to live with and had no privacy implications. But after a couple of decades of ad tech evolution it has now turned much of the web into something horrid.
Ya'll need some good old fashioned hellfire and damnation for the modern rage?
Because @pluralistic is laying it down right over here.
Preach brother, preach.
New podcast out now. The Game Developer's Playlist: Ultima 7 with Megan Fox
The Glass Bottom Games founder explores the impact of the 1992 RPG on her career:
The new European Citizens' Initiative for Unconditional Basic Income has been launched. It will be examined by the commission if one million citizens support it, so I invite you to sign it and share it: https://eci.ec.europa.eu/014/public/#/screen/home
Much of what we think we "own" online like books, movies and music is actually a form of leasing from Amazon, Google, Apple, etc. These companies may mislead people to believe they own the products they pay for. They may have no idea that their viewing, reading and watching is surveilled.
Working with our members of Congress and other legislative bodies to legally define the word "Buy" and force companies to use "Lease" instead, could help people understand what is really happening.
Why Billionaires Should Pay for the Coronavirus Crisis https://invidious.snopyta.org/watch?v=fXpqwli6em4&autoplay=0&continue=0&dark_mode=true&hl=en-US&listen=0&local=1&loop=0&nojs=0&player_style=youtube&quality=dash&thin_mode=false
on tech and labour, by Veena Dubal
The FSF is 35 years old today! We're kicking off a week of celebration and special surprises. Read here to see how you can participate, and join us on 10/09 for a special anniversary livestream! https://u.fsf.org/35w
MS Excel Files Exceeding the Maximum Size Resulted in Nearly 16,000 Covid-19 Cases Go Unreported in England
Spreadsheets are for finances databases are for datasets. Learn the difference people.
I use #doomemacs & #orgmode to record most of my "exocortex" stuff. I keep a small library of .org files covering the important parts of my life. So I can go to the file direct or grep search which files contain something specific.
For the incoming stream of tasks, I push them into a single tasks.org file as TODO's & under each one I have notes/communications date/time stamped to keep a record of everything related to that task. Mark as DONE & re-filed to archive.org