if twitter adopted activitypub so it could federate with us it would be like when those two friend groups of yours finally met and it was super awkward


Well... This is bizarre. I'm sure they want to reinvent the wheel to be the "first" to create a decentralised network.

Tending to your #privacy is like making sure you have your #vaccination. Even if you have no particular personal risk, there are vulnerable people around you: Whistle blowers, human rights activists, investigative reporters, the wrongfully pursued. If everyone sells their privacy except a few, those few stand out and are cornered quickly. But if it is a societal norm to protect your privacy, these heroines and heroes of our time are protected as well.

2000s hackers: My dream is to connect all of my devices to the internet.
2020s hackers: My dream is to disconnect all of my devices from the internet.

Buying Christmas lights that come pre-tangled so you don't have to do it yourself

politic 'getting older' shitpost that's true 

Me, when no one is watching: Programming at the speed of sound, hacking faster than you can imagine, 500 terminal windows all working together, I am a machine god

Me, when someone is watching my screen: one key press at a time, suddenly I know 0 python, misspells string

Sometimes I feel like I produce nothing at work, even though I work constantly. I worry that a business oriented “higher-up” will come to me, asking for stats and ticket numbers of things I’ve accomplished, and all I will have is, “well I have this legacy broken code that I’ve been trying to fix but it’s so broken that I will have to replace it, but that’s also going to take a while so...”.

Does anyone know what the difference between Roma and Tusky on Android is (besides the green hue)?

Me, looking at this figure in the book I am reading: "Oh, I guess they left the USA out of the study"
Also me: *looks again* "Oohhhh"

“The technology behind the internet is not incompatible with our rights, but the business model Facebook and Google have chosen is.”

Yep, that’s Amnesty International saying that.


You can now watch my talk on the future of Internet regulation at the European Parliament yesterday on Peertube (@joinpeertube) thanks to @vincib


And here are my slides (which were on the screens but aren’t visible in the video):


My bank just sent me an email asking for donations for a food bank.

I have an idea of who has plenty of money to donate.

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