I use Signal with people I don't mind giving my phone number to (Even then I use my burner #)
I'm waiting for Matrix e2ee to leave beta and then I'll probably run it myself and force all channels to e2ee.
What a great article about how we've failed at web development: https://sonniesedge.co.uk/talks/dear-developer
I suspect that even more people are coming to the fediverse soon: https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=16774271
I don't miss Facebook. The people I'm close with are on Signal and I keep tabs in a active, private way.
On FB, we passively keep tabs and no one really knows we care enough to pay attention to their lives. Comments often a battle of wills and ego rather than an opportunity to reach out.
My public life is now on public venues like Mastodon and Twitter where there is no illusion of privacy. I keep my secrets off those platforms.
@blakehaswell you take one wrong turn on Youtube and the algorithm starts thinking you want more Alt-Right content...
In this example, it is impossible to access the value outside of a lock.
For instance, I'm trying to convince a coworker to use a higher-ordered function to protect access to a value that needs to be locked.
After I removed the cruft, my accomplishment seems less significant. :/ Meh, whatever. I'm still proud of myself. I finally feel like a rustacean!
FP fan. Reluctant Go programmer. Aspiring Rust programmer. Builder of large scale services.
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