I Ditched Google for DuckDuckGo. Here's Why You Should Too | WIRED
Probably a good time to mention that if you enjoy using mastodon.social you can support it through Patreon:
Or through OpenCollective:
And of course if you're on a different server you can check if your admin also has a Patreon and support them
Hulu Removes Facebook Login Option Because We All Know Why
"Yes, much of the internet is and should be commercial — but it is important that significant parts of the internet also remain dedicated to the public interest. The current dot org ecosystem is clearly one of these parts" - Mark Surman, executive director of the Mozilla Foundation, on the sale of #DotOrg: https://blog.mozilla.org/blog/2019/12/03/questions-about-org/ #SaveDotOrg
Today is #GivingTuesday. Help your favorite Free and Open Source projects by donating helping out.
For example, the Fediverse makes social media free, federated and fun.
Help, donate and use Mastodon, Friendica, or the newcomer Pixelfed, the Free and Open Source social platform for sharing your photos. #GivingTuesday
Mann hatte Skizzen in Altpapiertonne gefunden: Gericht wertete dies als Diebstahl.
Nachdem Gerichte die Entnahme von weggeworfenen Lebensmitteln aus Müllcontainer als Diebstahl ansehen, bin ich gespannt, ob es hier zu einem anderen Urteil kommen wird.
Boutique Weihnachtsmarkt.... #wtf
Listening for the third time to the amazing speech of @aral at the EU Parliament, this time looking at a better video which contains also his slides:
At minute 12:20 he rocks and says:
"You are acting as an unpaid Research and Development department for silicon valley. Because if a startup here succeeds, it gets bought by Google or Facebook. If it fails, we pick up the bill."
Android: New StrandHogg vulnerability is being exploited in the wild | ZDNet
Solar too expensive? In future you could buy power from your neighbour's roof Powering your neighbourhood with a small solar array, wind turbine and batteries could be the next big thing as microgrids set up across Australia. https://www.abc.net.au/news/rural/2019-12-03/microgrids-set-to-transform-how-we-use-energy/11756672 #ElectricityEnergyandUtilities #EnvironmentalTechnology #ComputersandTechnology #InformationTechnology #ScienceandTechnology #CommunityandSociety #AlternativeEnergy
I see this frequently and is quite disturbing. People are removed from their environment.
Society Photographer Turns His Lens on Smartphone Addiction | WIRED
Ein Bonvivant und Haudegen am Kartentisch.
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