Holy moly, Owncast is really taking off with the 0.0.3 release!
Almost 1000 stars in a single day for https://github.com/owncast/owncast 🙊
Hackernews front page, #1 on several sub-reddits: r/selfhosted, r/golang, ... awesome stuff!
Someone even started streaming public domain movies 24/7 on their Owncast instance: https://movies.shiftpop.com/
Check out the Owncast directory to find more instances: https://directory.owncast.online/
Why It's OK to Block Ads | Practical Ethics
“Palantir, the US big data firm founded by the rightwing billionaire Peter Thiel, is working with Faculty, a British AI startup [to process] large volumes of confidential UK patient information in a data-mining operation…”
Be worried. Be very worried.
This kind of ideas are always useful one day or another 😄
I discovered Roam Research and I love it https://roamresearch.com/
I am using it for daily notes. Simply great. Anyone else is using it? feedbacks? Tricks?
covid-19 is not an equal opportunity killer. black folks are being disproportionally affected and have massively higher fatality rates than other poc and white folks. why? because systemic institutionalized racism is embedded in every aspect of american culture. black folks are more likely to be essential workers in city centers, deal with housing insecurity, lack health insurance, and have conditions that have comorbidity with covid-19. this is not just a pandemic, this is a massacre.
"One question that I was interested in unpacking [in Carceral Capitalism] is what it means to cage people. What does it mean to have a world where if there’s some kind of social rupture that needs to be repaired, prisons are offered as the social solution? If we agree that people have certain basic needs—the need for meaningful activity, time in nature, the ability to socialize with people, the ability to work towards something in their lives—to me then, prisons seem anti-life." -- Jackie Wang
Hi fellows, is this the #book of the month for the reading group?
Jackson Rising: The Struggle for Economic Democracy and Black Self-Determination in Jackson, Mississippi
“‘Cambridge Analytica and Facebook have the same business model,’ says Balkan. ‘If Cambridge Analytica can sway elections and referenda with a relatively small subset of Facebook’s data, imagine what Facebook can and does do with the full set.’”
WhatsApp co-founder tells everyone to delete Facebook https://www.theverge.com/2018/3/20/17145200/brian-acton-delete-facebook-whatsapp
Job opening at Fairphone:
# Business Application Analyst #
As our new Business Application Analyst you will be working together with Fairphone’s IT team, Product Owner and external partners to deliver applications, integrations and solutions to make the operations of Fairphone more efficient. You will report to our IT manager, but will work closely with our Customer Support and After Sales team.
Apply here: https://frphn.co/baa_mstdn
Uber’s Secret Tool for Keeping the Cops in the Dark
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The #socialmedia narrative has definitely changed during last year