i built a tool for quickly scrubbing metadata from images and selectively painting / blurring faces and identifiable features. it runs on a phone or computer directly in the browser, and doesn't send info anywhere:
The #RebelWisdom festival was really fantastic yesterday. For those brought up on a diet of television, it's amazing to hear discussions at this level, and not only the speakers, I include the participants in that too. And although it includes academics, the discussion is non-academic in terms of the jargon-free way it's presented, for the most part. Continues today: https://www.rebelwisdom.co.uk/festival
“In order to change an existing paradigm you do not struggle to try and change the problematic model. You create a new model and make the old one obsolete. That, in essence, is the higher service to which we are all being called.” - Buckminster Fuller #holochain
Super flattering post about my MOOC and how the Open Credit Network hopes to shape the COVID recession https://medium.com/@dilgreen/the-money-and-society-mooc-d92f38fec623
Brilliant project that tidies up public domain ebooks.
Gutenberg and Internet Archive are wonderful resources, but the texts are poorly formatted for actual use, especially on ereaders.
This is a volunteer driven initiative to bring these texts up to date with modern standards and make them look as good as possible on the page.
Governments around the world have tried for many years to gain access to cell phone location data without a warrant. After COVID-19, they may get it.
My word, how many ad services does one android app need??
22 trackers in this one app! More than 6 ad services!
Hey everyone! Sometimes the communities here on Mastodon can feel a little sparse, so let's fix that and make an artist thread where we can find each other, and let others find us too! Recommend me your fav artists here on Mastodon!
Check below for my own and others' recommendations! Post links to your friends, or promote your own art!
Then boost so everyone else can see them too!
Massive increase in use of Community Inclusion Currencies in Kenya since #COVID19 started: https://www.grassrootseconomics.org/post/covid-19-cic-response-500x?postId=5eb93d4314be17001721357e
Very good in-depth analysis of how #COVID19 #coronavirus is actually spread and the varying risks in different situations. https://www.erinbromage.com/post/the-risks-know-them-avoid-them
Got my blog back online!
Will post excerpts in the next few days.
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Anarchist News: **June on theanarchistcinema - Green-Anarchy**
"from http://theanarchistcinema.org/blog/june/ We are happy to announce that selections have been made for green-anarchy month on theanarchistcinema.org! The schedule and list of titles is as follows: Princess Mononoke (1997) — June 5th Alone in the Wilderness (2004) — June 12th Night Moves (…"
I just listened back to this podcast interview recorded a couple weeks ago, it's a good conversation! Kinda "inside baseball" for ppl who are into the overlapping but distinct scenes of #metamodernism and #GameB
An app whose trackers you can’t opt out from, that’s not available on older phones and only works when operating when acting in the foreground… Sounds not-so-great? Well that’s what the UK gov has in store for us.
Read our tech analysis: https://www.privacyinternational.org/long-read/3752/coronavirus-tracking-uk-what-we-know-so-far
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