"[...]traditionally secretive world of diplomacy is now being acted out on social media. The governments of 169 countries (88 per cent of all UN members) are now on Facebook, and Denmark even has an Ambassador to Silicon Valley."
Understand govs making use of new comms technologies. But concerning when that channel is in control of one organisation with no accountability. And an ambassador to the tech industry shows the disproportionate power it has.
Wondering if you can improve throughput on a high packet loss mobile connection simply by tunneling your TCP connections over UDP to a host with a faster wired connection, so that your packet loss isn't interpreted as congestion. Specifically, WireGuard to a home server or VPS.
People who are more expert on TCP/IP than me: opinions?
Nice article about #Framasoft, they are doing really great things! It also contain quite some background information, e.g. I didn't know that originally Framasoft was a initiative by teachers to share #FreeSoftware with their friends and colleagues. https://www.konradlischka.info/2017/02/blog/how-a-french-association-with-6-employees-offers-mainstream-users-free-and-libre-alternatives-to-facebook-groups-slack-skype-and-the-like/
Do you have an affinity with activism, grass roots organising or campaigning on agriculture & food issues? Are you concerned about climate change? Under 30? ASEED are looking for people to join them in Amsterdam for a year
Start in September 2019 & help develop the "Fossil Free Agriculture" campaign
Inspired by the "Free the Soil" initiative, this campaign aims to challenge the industrial food system by focusing on its fossil fuel dependence & climate change impacts
UK Farm Hack 2019 - Call for Contributions
UK FarmHack is back
Do you have a burning idea that needs to be out there? We are looking for 3-4 projects
We are in the planning stage of organising a FarmHack in South Oxfordshire for August 2019. The project should be small scale, replicable and solve a need of small-scale agroecological farmers/growers
If you have a project you’d like to pitch, get in touch & ideally come join us for a planning session in 13th April
Paywalls block scientific progress. Research should be open to everyone.
Not caring about privacy is often an indicator of privilege. But the surveillance and data abuse that happens to the poor and marginalized is a possible future for everyone. https://www.fastcompany.com/90317495/another-tax-on-the-poor-surrendering-privacy-for-survival
UK Hack Weekend - May 4-5 London - Open Food Network UK – https://about.openfoodnetwork.org.uk/blog/uk-hack-weekend-may-4-5-london/
I'm giving my #introduction
I'm very concerned with #privacy and with technology being abused.
The only defense is #culture therefore good journalism is very important .
Currently hard working on my #risks work-flow
(Relatively Insecure System for Keys and Secrets for Qubes OS) in the attempt to help journalists and any other non-IT savy professional in their daily activity.
Android users’ security and privacy at risk from shadowy ecosystem of pre-installed software, study warns – https://techcrunch.com/2019/03/25/android-users-security-and-privacy-at-risk-from-shadowy-ecosystem-of-pre-installed-software-study-warns/
I checked out a cheap Alcatel phone a few months back and found a load of preinstalled bloat/spy/adware.
Some of them couldnt be disabled in the Android Settings. Some performed critical functions which would break the phone if it was removed using adb.
food, trees, land, tech and people collaborating to manage them
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