Since it's a new year, a #introductions refresh for those new or want to get a reminder of who I'm about:
Here's some hashtags to what I'm all about. If you relate to any of these, I would love to interact with you all!
Heads up for people living in the United States:
The Senate is moving forward with the EARN IT Act AND have introduced a bill that if passed would in fact plant a nuclear bomb into our privacy, our security, AND our online freedom of expression.
Please pay attention and fight this! #privacy #security #cybersecurity #freespeech #Section230 #internet
Activists rally to save Internet Archive as a lawsuit from publishers threaten to shut it down https://decrypt.co/31906/activists-rally-save-internet-archive-lawsuit-threatens
If people are smart, it's time to archive the Archive right now. In other words, fork it and turn it unto a decentralized platform. I hope someone out there is working on that.
Plus you have to think libraries need some decentralization as well as this lawsuit could kill libraries as we know them.
Publishers/authors are trying to officially kill the Internet Archive https://torrentfreak.com/publishers-sue-the-internet-archive-over-its-open-library-declare-it-a-pirate-site-200601/
It's become very clear that these publishers and authors want to kill libraries and it would be a dangerous precedent if they win.
For example: libraries never needed permission to lend books, and these same publishers are trying to change that with this suit. https://www.techdirt.com/articles/20200519/13244644530/libraries-have-never-needed-permission-to-lend-books-move-to-change-that-is-big-problem.shtml
The Lisperati1000 is a cyberdeck terminal dedicated to Lisp programming - https://www.hackster.io/news/the-lisperati1000-is-a-cyberdeck-terminal-dedicated-to-lisp-programming-bb564f2ffcff
Very interesting stuff!
Android 12 beta thoughts:
It's one half iOS, one half One UI.
That's what's basically is. https://www.theverge.com/22439777/android-12-design-features-widgets-first-look-google
We may have just seen the end of rooting on Android: https://www.xda-developers.com/magisk-developer-topjohnwu-leaves-apple-joins-google/
Makes buying a PinePhone and a Librem 5 mean even more now...
Yet another mega merger could take place as Amazon might acquire MGM: https://variety.com/2021/digital/news/amazon-mgm-acquisition-talks-9-billion-1234975168/
I get a whole gut feeling that this is only going to be the start of MergerMania running wild post-pandemic where there will be a lot of moves like this on every industry and antitrust can't keep up.
Merger Mania is Running Wild.
This is going to be the start: https://variety.com/2021/tv/news/att-discovery-jeff-zucker-david-zaslav-warnermedia-1234974237/
covid - vaccine
Nearly back to my normal self, not as bad as feared.
covid - vaccine
Update: Turns out so far a sore arm but no major side effects thus far. More tomorrow.
A 20m antenna in Bochum was used to listen in on the Tianwen-1 orbiter and lander during yesterday's Mars landing. The analysis based on the radio signals is fascinating: https://destevez.net/2021/05/tianwen-1-landing/
today devs get 100% of revenue on itch, so @firstname.lastname@example.org and I have put our games together in a bundle~!
you get Marshmallow in Fruit Land, Super Climb Up, Pizza Time Explosion, and Pyo, all for $5~! and you support a couple of trans gamedevs~
Бронзы Бить Café 80s 42 - Scanning between the lines
The 80s may have superficially mirrored the 50s’ conservative pop consumerism more than the 60s’ idealistic open-minded adventurism, but the psychedelic aesthetic was by no means dead. Not only did it boil potently below the surface, often times it influenced mainstream sounds, sometimes rearing its head in the open.
Trip out with Bronzie and the @SDF damgüdcyberchatter crew at
http://anonradio.net at 00:00 utc
All are welcome! 🧡💜💚☮️🦄👽
uspol - economy
A must-read if you care about the US economy and it's shortcomings. https://prospect.org/economy/real-shortages-in-the-us-economy/
Mostly tech, IT, and off topic stuff here but I'm versatile.
"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