Would services like Flickr, LibraryThing, YouTube be considered platforms? Show more

data-mined by your own apartment/landlord Show more

Would services like Flickr, LibraryThing, YouTube be considered platforms? Show more

Recently reading about deer being introduced into Australia reminded about how African Oryx were introduced into the region where I grew up: nps.gov/whsa/learn/nature/afri

What I wasn't aware of until I read that article was that people also introduced two other foreign species. We're always going on about invasive species, but seem to give a pass to the ultimate invasive species. 🤔

@brion I figured you knew what it meant, but I decided to state the obvious anyway. It is fun to imagine entities being something alien or super natural. Hidden in the definition of terms.

@brion I assume they are referring to legal entities like corporations.

Digital Capitalism (A conversation with Douglas Rushkoff) Show more

Regarding Daily Dot's "Mastodon is apolitical" take Show more

@whoisgina People can email you a tweet from twitter now? That seems weird...

I made a little thing on Glitch for making blackout poetry, so you can be emo on the internet faster and more efficiently blackoutpoetry.glitch.me

crumbling Show more

crumbling Show more

@liw My reading queue also keeps steadily growing. I really should probably prune it at this point. Reading queue bankruptcy! Okay, maybe too extreme.

The New York Times killed their behavorial advertising integrations in prep for GDPR and... it went fine! Their revenue actually increased:

digiday.com/media/new-york-tim

(Edited to note: This only applied to their pages served in Europe, as far as I can tell.)

@liw I may have also done that at least once (okay, maybe twice). I have since tried to be a little more organized about my reading queue. 😊

@clacke That's okay. I think most of us walk around with more awareness and knowledge of cultural artifacts than we've actually experienced first hand. You've just added to mine this morning. :)

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social.coop

social.coop is a a coop-run corner of the fediverse, a cooperative and transparent approach to operating a social platform. We are currently closed to new memberships while we improve our internal processes and policies, and plan to re-open to new folks when that work is complete. [9/2/2018]