Man, the last time I used CDE was on an old Sun Sparcstation. I had no idea it was still actively developed. https://raymii.org/s/blog/The_Common_Desktop_Environment_CDE_is_still_developed_in_2021.html
I wrote about the possibility of malware like this back in 2014 for my graduate thesis. I hoped that we would have solved this problem by now...but apparently we have not.
I fall firmly in the "Home Computer Generation" and this hit home pretty well.
Amazon loves law enforcement
Amazon gave police Ring camera footage 11 times this year without a warrant or permission from Ring owners, saying it sometimes makes a “good-faith determination” https://theintercept.com/2022/07/13/amazon-ring-camera-footage-police-ed-markey/
Another reason to cover yourself when you go outdoors plus vote with your wallets and go for a NVR device if you need a camera.
Now we just need the Linux port.
Fact: #email is one of the only true open web concepts left but even that is trapped in monopoly.
We need to fight.
If you are a fan of synthpop and haven't heard Nine Ways to Win, stop what you're doing and listen. It's worth it.
How much longer until our lamps can run the FULL version of DOOM, Ikea? I think we’ve waited long enough. https://www.pcmag.com/news/you-can-run-doom-on-a-chip-from-a-15-ikea-smart-lamp
I have nothing to say about this.
I'll see some of you again in several weeks.
Oh, I should probably re-mention:
@SDF Mastodon is still broken for offline/desktop clients. I mentioned it on bboard a few months ago and got ignored.
Public university lecturer of computer science and all-around geek
"I appreciate SDF but it's a general-purpose server and the name doesn't make it obvious that it's about art." - Eugen Rochko