Bless you wherever you are, Sotir: https://lists.sr.ht/~polanco/public-inbox/patches/10654
Everything that's wrong with the web, through art: https://iamtired.online/
Periodic reminder that #GNU manuals are actually pretty good, have a lot of good sarcasm and interesting technical details and reasons you probably didn't know but would like to.
Apple and Google debut Bluetooth-based contact-tracing platform to combat Covid-19...and end privacy
The app will work by sharing identifying information between nearby phones across a Bluetooth connection and notifying users when they have come into contact with an infected person, or one who later turns out to be infected. Its servers have a 14-day ‘memory’ of devices that have crossed paths.
What could possibly go wrong with two trustworthy corporations like those?
"Bill Gates: Eventually we will have some digital certificates to show who has recovered or been tested recently or when we have a vaccine who has received it."
Bolivian politics / capitalism
Remember the coup in Bolivia, where Evo Morales was removed from power after alleged election fraud?
Turns out the fraud was all fabricated.
The OAS quickly released a statement saying the election was fraudulent after Evo Morales won by a fraction of a percent over the required 10% lead. However, this recent report by MIT proves the election was not fraudulent. The OAS, NED and ultimately Washington have a lot to answer for. They orchestrated a coup in a left wing country with an indigenous president with nationalised mining industry just as the global demand for Lithium (Bolivia has the largest discovered deposits in the world) was increasing due to it being necessary for electric car batteries, the nonsense greenwashed solution to the climate crisis. This is capitalism and the state working together to open new markets at the expense of everything else.
💻 Most computers flower only once every 100 years, but some flower and bear fruit each year if well watered and cared for
💻 The opposite of a computer is ghosts
💻 We all just pretend UNIX exists
💻 Processor cycles are marketing hype. We have all been on a 24-hour processor cycle since the early 1990s
💻 The Bible was originally written and compiled in QBASIC
💻 "USB keys" is the scientific term for computer egg sacs
💻 Variables with $ in their names are only usable by premium coders
Bernie Sanders Is the First Candidate to Call for Ban on Facial Recognition https://www.vice.com/en_us/article/wjw8ww/bernie-sanders-is-the-first-candidate-to-call-for-ban-on-facial-recognition
Happy friday fedihomies!
today i recalled memories of my ex:
misterioso y estúpido. god speaks to me in unix.
might not to use caps... at all...
"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