"One of the reasons why getting full access to your device is really tempting for governments is the same reason it’s tempting for abusive partners and former partners: we carry tracking devices in our pockets." - EFF Director of Cybersecurity @evacide https://www.ted.com/talks/eva_galperin_what_you_need_to_know_about_stalkerware
Think of all of the folks that think that Slack/ IM are a great way to communicate.
At some point they'll realize they've created an inbox with expectations. They'll start trying to figure out how to make themselves less available. The beauty of email is once you realize that you can delete messages and not have to see them again email becomes a game you can win.
Problem is for a lot of folks their inbox is their todo list because they don't have a good system for managing it outside of email.
2020...it rolled a 20 (potential critical hit) and then confirmed it with another 20. #rpg
All the current issues we have in society today can be traced to Ronnie and Maggie Thatcher.
Yep, we're all fucked.
The most ecological technology is one you use for a long time. This is especially true of computing technology, where the embodied energy is several magnitudes higher than the energy cost of using it.
Hey everyone. I have been over at @tomasino for the last fe years. I'm migrating here. If the migration asks you for a follow again, that's why.
That is always the risk with quick-and-dirty programming hacks, no matter what language you use. You deploy something and it works after a fashion but it's a mess when you look at the code and you can't easily maintain it.
"Not exemplary code, but does the trick."
That's the beauty of Python. You can hack together something relatively quickly to get a computational job done.
I may borrow your code for personal use, if I have your permission.
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