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@gc @paregorios @kdsch

In the coop model, though, participants broker their own attention, instead of monetizing it?

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"I've already told you my name, and it meant nothing to you. Or rather, it meant the wrong thing.

Names are tricky that way. The best way to know someone is to have a conversation with them."

--Enoch Root to Randy Waterhouse in Neal Stephenson's Cryptonomicon.

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@Linux

The point at which I begin to question anyone's rights of free association (which includes the right to pick whom *not* to associate with) is *very* close to the point at which that someone has sufficient heft to need being regulated (eg, de facto public utility w/ monopoly or monopsony power)

#Inkscape is proud to release versions 0.92.4 & 1.0 alpha of its free, professional vector graphics editor! Available now for Linux and Windows 32/64 here: inkscape.org/release/ #FLOSS #collaboration

Alright, here it is: I am going to be making a zine every month this year out of newly public domain materials from 1923. I just launched a Kickstarter for subscriptions, which are capped at 100! Please back and share :) kickstarter.com/projects/88767

#UNICEF wants to invest in #FreeSoftware "The Fund provides investment-style funding for early-stage, #OpenSource technology solutions that address the most pressing challenges faced by children and young people", further "UNICEF requires that all code, content or hardware developed and tested be open source and be publicly available."... Great initiative! ungm.org/Public/Notice/82482

RT @gloria_sin@twitter.com

@Klonick@twitter.com I used a similar Radio Shack ad in my digital journalism class to illustrate how powerful our phone has become... <minds blown>

🐦🔗: twitter.com/gloria_sin/status/

The first event at Radix #hacklab will be a #Tor #meetup and #workshop, on the 25th of January at 19:00, 1st Floor, Kaniggos 34 & Stournari, Exarcheia, Athens, Greece.

Please boost and share with your friends in the area.

radix.one/en/2019-01-17-tor-me

blog.torproject.org/events/tor

I don't disagree with Tim Cook, but this also irks me. I have no belief that Apple has any concerns for my privacy or anybody else's privacy beyond the fact that it hurts Google and Google competes with Apple.

"Apple CEO Tim Cook: It's Time for Action on Data Privacy"

time.com/collection/davos-2019

Do you know 2019 is the international year of the periodic table? ⚗️

Look at this nice representation by C. R. Nodder (1920)

Here you can find many other ones: meta-synthesis.com/webbook/35_

If ever you feel like you're a terrible person, remember Thomas Midgely: the man who gave us *not only* leaded gasoline (using tetraethyl lead, which caused widespread lead poisoning in the fabs that produced the gas as well as devastating environmental effects that are still felt to this day), but *also* developed the first chlorofluorocarbons (CFCs), which he felt would be too inert to do any "real harm". (Tell that to the ozone layer.)

I just watched a woman upgrade her sewing machine with a toilet repair kit. Techbros think they're hot shit hackers but they ain't got shit on seamstresses.

(East) Londoners! I’m on a panel about ethics in design on Monday night. Come say hello if you’re going to be there. Tickets are free, but it looks like you’ll want to be there nice and early to get a seat! itsnicethat.com/news/spotify-d

Sometimes the reader mode button isn't available in firefox. TIL prefixing the URL with about:reader?url= helps. Reader mode is also a nice workaround for some sites that have nasty full-screen GDPR popups that I don't want to accept.

The one thing I miss from :birdsite: is other pro writers. The non-pros are fun, but the full-time folks have a different perspective.

The only one I've found is @lilithsaintcrow. I should just give up and ask her if she's found any others.

It's seriously disappointing that it's impossible to read the #FreeBSD Foundation's website without getting tracked by Google, CloudFlare, MaxCDN, and KnightLab. It also presents Google CAPTCHAs as denial of service.

From the #FreeBSDFoundation I'd really expect more respect with regards to website visitor's privacy. All that tracking isn't even remotely mentioned in their privacy policy.

Dear FreeBSD Foundation: Please step up your game in supporting privacy!

Wanna have a bit of fun watching people get all confused while revealing society's inherent patriarchal bias?

Refer to your sewing machine as a 'power tool.'

Finally working on my #IndieAuth solution called Fortress! It'll live under the @blackaf collection of services. There's a few things I'm hoping to have it support #Fediverse services that expose OAuth2 provider logic!

fortress.black.af/

Made the mistake of installing the app. Their own map application kept timing out and I was never able to load it.

Open source wins again.

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