I've been tentatively tooting for a few days now, so I guess it's about time I did my #introduction !
What seems like a lifetime ago I studied #physics at uni (I have since forgotten most of it!) with a real interest in #cosmology. I do get outside some nights for #astronomy 🔭 but I'm mainly a fair weather astronomer these days.
Oh, and I'm not actually a sentient teapot!
Look forward to tooting with you!
Decentralization is not the goal. The goal is information and communication services that respect human agency.
Open source is not the goal, the goal is building a commons of software that is free to study, inspect, and improve.
I feel like, as implementors, as people who spend our lives in the digital crawlspaces focused on the details; its easy to lose sight of the why behind the how. I think important to periodically step back and refocus on why we are doing things the way we are doing. What is the desired world state?
#Mastodon 3.0: A short overview of some of our newest features
With Windows Virtual Desktop, the bad old days are coming back | Computerworld
Site.js 12.5.0 release: adds macOS Catalina support
(Site.js enables you to develop, test, and deploy your secure static or dynamic personal web site with zero configuration.)
It is proven! I am lazurski on Keybase: https://keybase.io/lazurski/sigchain#de8d07418157ec3ca2b73c8446b46203d0d268d3b0b772b66b6d04efd44fca8f0f
NEW: We analysed 136 popular web pages about mental health in France, Germany and the UK and found that websites share users' personal data with advertisers and other third parties. Some also leak depression test results.
Ok. I know I prefer to post some errors on-line than to have an add-on that will send all my data to cooperating websites.
Shifting from behavioral, targeted advertising to contextual advertising "need not reduce profitability"—and would protect user privacy—writes the CEO of search engine @DuckDuckGo in the @nytimes https://www.nytimes.com/2019/06/19/opinion/facebook-google-privacy.html