SRI ImagCalc project on automated surveillance in 1982, later added video and ran until 2017.
At 2007 ILC, Connolly and Quam demoed automated tracking on aerial and CCTV video. By that time the problem was long solved; they were working on automated event detection.
Also 2007, Connolly et al Recovering
Social Networks From Massive Track Datasets
New FSF @firstname.lastname@example.org website for Respect Your Freedom hardware certification lists: https://ryf.fsf.org/
human trafficking, phone apps
The important thing to note here is that this is happening in a theocratic monarchy, a US puppet petro-state, and a regime that the United States went to war to protect in 1990: https://www.bbc.com/news/technology-50228549
"The fight isn't just in the streets, it's important to resist fascists online."
Like... probably sorta true.
But the fact that fascists claim space by getting you to debate them hasn't changed. And they get that space regardless of who wins the debate.
You wanna deny fascists space? Get them banned. Get them blocked. Get them demonetized and defunded. Hack them. Infiltrate them. Undermine them.
But. deny. them. space.
Wondering what to do with all those bits in your #IPv6 address? How about encoding mnemonic strings (hostnames, people names, whatever) in the interface identifier? https://oneofus.la/have-emacs-will-hack/2019-11-01-dumb-ipv6-tricks-5bit-encoding.html
#GPL violation alert: If you are a #Tesla owner, ask for the source code! https://sfconservancy.org/blog/2019/oct/30/calling-all-tesla-owners/
I can't tell if the following help-wanted ad is real: "golang only Onsite in Richmond, CA (bay area) Certified Organic Farm and Internet Security Company Some greenhouse work, must be able to lift & carry 50lb feed sack 100 yd. Vegans need not apply. Work monday-thursday, 4 day work week. Female programmers get preference. previous golang experience required." https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=18117104
Come git my Emacs config: git clone https://oneofus.la/source-code-repositories/.emacs.d.git
I no longer use LLGPL (LGPL with Franz preamble) for my #Lisp libraries and recommend you do the same. LGPL is fine. Very good examination of the Franz LGPL preamble here: https://www.ifosslr.org/index.php/ifosslr/article/view/75/146
The bourgeoisie are terrified: "Some companies (I worked at one) are creating separate floors or entire buildings for the executive team with steel security doors and high security locks, walls, etc. And men with hidden AR15s to protect them." https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=19337299
Who else is going to the Southern California Linux Expo? Stop by the @fsf Free Software Foundation table in the exhibit hall, I will be there helping Friday and Saturday afternoon.
Fascinating discussion on (what is now termed) net neutrality, privacy, decentralization, etc. of the Internet from 1994, featuring, among others, Alan Kay and Mitch Kapor: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NXToTGHh52c Very prescient and relevant viewpoints from a quarter of a century ago!
"The first step is to start deprogramming yourself from the cult of tech. Being part of toxic tech culture has a lot in common with being part of a cult." https://blog.valerieaurora.org/2018/01/17/getting-free-of-toxic-tech-culture/
Turns out climate change is also causing accelerated flash storage bit rot and data loss: https://www.anandtech.com/show/9248/the-truth-about-ssd-data-retention
US voters, watch out for electronic voting machines/vote computers: https://www.dailykos.com/stories/2018/10/27/1807603/-Texas-voting-machines-flip-Senate-vote-on-straight-Dem-ticket-to-Cruz-Secty-of-State-blames-voters
Voting computers are a scam; an automated way to perform electoral fraud. Use paper ballots!
UNIX Haters Club regional chapter chairman.
"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