How to Protect Your Identity On The #Internet https://www.minds.com/blog/view/841359272958525440?referrer=petarkashev
'#Libra looks very like the work of #Bitcoin people locked in a room with too many resources and an unlimited supply of tech-bro supremacist arrogance. This is how a smart person becomes a stupid person, but ten times faster.' https://davidgerard.co.uk/blockchain/2019/09/12/france-shuns-facebooks-libra-how-was-libra-stupid-enough-to-end-up-here/
This morning at a yard sale I met an older woman clearing out her home, with her daughter and granddaughter helping.
We talked about her Chilean father working for a copper company and she passed on to me three little pieces he had given her, handmade. Her daughter laughed about being made to polish them as as a kid.
Life is short. Things outlive us.
A new paper I worked on describes how Discord moderators build innovative solutions to scaling problems with tools from their past experience w/ Reddit as guides & templates. The work was led by Charlie Kiene w/ Aaron Jiang. #CSCW2019 https://mako.cc/copyrighteous/how-discord-moderators-build-innovative-solutions-to-problems-of-scale-with-the-past-as-a-guide
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something that we don't like about modern chat apps is that they try to force people into constant live interaction where they're expected to reply right that instant
after all they've got to keep people constantly interacting with the platform to gather analytics
where with irc we could reply to things within the next 30 hrs like email & it's not seen as weird or negative cause that's literally the culture of irc
& we will absolutely bring that to other platforms even when the expectations are different cause that communication model works for us
Hey #Mastodon fediverse 😊 I'm back!
'Some VPNs pose as a way to get a secure connection, but actually log everything you do for #marketing purposes.' https://medium.com/p/why-vpns-are-suddenly-everywhere-and-how-to-pick-the-best-one-22d4cfdeff6f
‘We can be multiple #people, over multiple channels, even at the same time. There are so many ways to exist #online that we don’t have to be ourselves anymore at all.’ https://qz.com/1581443/the-philosophy-behind-why-social-media-makes-us-feel-lonely/
Three protocols and a future of the decentralized internet
"software developers should not be afraid to mix, match, and layer protocols. There is no rule that says you can't do this, yet I've noticed people picking one protocol and sticking to it out of some kind of loyalty. When really, as a developer, your loyalty should be to your values of an open, decentralized internet, whatever those are"
#Kickstarter could be the first major #tech company with #union representation in the United States https://www.theverge.com/2019/3/19/18254995/kickstarter-unionizing-union-representation-inclusivity-transparency-tech-us-crowdfunding
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