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crypto is short for "cryptography"

if you want a shorter word for "cryptocurrency", the word you are looking for is "ponzi"

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The lesson of this story (of a Catholic blog using commercially resold Grindr data to out a gay priest) is *either* that anonymised data can always be de-anonymised (pretty much the intuition of lots of experts I know), or, less generally, you can't expect an org that benefits from selling other people's data to calibrate how much they should spend on anonymising.
twitter.com/josephfcox/status/

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Hey, #Fediverse, do you use (say, at least once per week) any Mozilla products?

Context: some people are claiming "nobody uses Mozilla's products anymore". I'd like to see if that's actually true.

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@wmd zag dit artikele eerder doorbraak.eu/reintegratieproje
The founding of that reïntegratieproject literally refers to this history.. (i haven't really looked at it in depth)

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It went pretty well! I spoke in it and management seemed kinda rattled by the sheer unanimity of the vote against any of their proposed cuts. Solidarity works, folks!
And they sure looked like fools when we pointed out their proposed system of reduced pay for 2 years (!) combined with their diversity hiring plan would result in… disproportionately underpaying indigenous & non-white employees.

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RT @JoyceWhiteVance@twitter.com

Alabama doctor says this about her Covid patients, some of whom are dying: “One of the last things they do before they’re intubated is beg me for the vaccine. I hold their hand and tell them that I’m sorry, but it’s too late.” al.com/news/2021/07/im-sorry-b

🐦🔗: twitter.com/JoyceWhiteVance/st

The Netherlands had work-prison-camps for those who had no house or job. (en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Society_)

The christian church strongly opposed this. Why? because they believed the poor had a role in society; it enabled the rich to show how nice they are...

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“Bezos’ 62-mile-high jaunt comes the same day as reports that an Amazon warehouse worker miscarried after being denied pregnancy accommodations while others are forced to piss in bottles to meet daily quotas.

Fuck. This. Guy.”

inkl.com/news/we-take-no-pleas

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Are you interested in games, interaction, and/or programming languages? Please consider submitting to PLIÉ 2021 by August 12!

sites.google.com/view/plie21

Topics range from domain specific and end-user programming languages to formal verification, authoring tools, programming practices around interactivity, and UX of programming!

If you don’t have a full paper ready to go, consider a 2 page “conversation starter” or a demo or tutorial!

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If you want to be explicit about something, you'd write e.g., i.e.

If you just want to give an example of a general class of things, you need to use a vague term i.e., e.g.

I hope this clears things up ;)

grammarly.com/blog/know-your-l

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Your occasional reminder that transphobic policies are bad for everyone, and that they target anyone who isn't performing a gender well enough according to the rules of whomever has decided to be the gender police at that particular time and place.

Love me, a cis woman, who is tall enough and has short enough hair to get called "Sir" now and again.

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it's non binary day so i wonder if white people are talking about how Europeans created the binary in the first place and how to dismantle their whiteness from their queer politics on top structurally wrt to queerness

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Tails 4.20 is out. 👋

It includes a complete redesign of how a user connects to #Tor and makes it now a lot easier to use bridges. With these bridges you can circumvent censorship of @torproject

What else?

#Onionshare updated to 2.2
This major update adds a feature to host a website accessible from a Tor onion service.

Update KeePassXC to 2.6.2
Update Tor Browser to 10.5.2.
Update Thunderbird to 78.11.0.
Update Tor to 0.4.5.9

Read the full report here:
tails.boum.org/news/version_4.

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In case you don't mind telling, and it's not bringing you in trouble, for what reasons do you use(d) Tails?

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me and my mom gonna learn minecraft so we can better tailor to younger students, any tips about engaging with it?

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