Open Assistant from Andrew Vavrek: a decentralized open source personal assistant.
It is able to engage in conversations and complete an increasing amount of tasks using vocal commands.
So... Into a demo of "Stella", indeed a free and open source virtual assistant aimed at everyone!
Nextcloud 13 Brings Improved UI, Video and Text Chat, End-to-end Encryption, Improved performance and more https://nextcloud.com/blog/nextcloud-13-brings-secure-file-sync-and-collaboration-to-the-next-level/ #nextcloud #pressrelease #conference #community #business #security #clients #release #blog #news
Robert C. Koons reviews the new book of my colleague Bart Streumer: Unbelievable Errors http://ndpr.nd.edu/news/unbelievable-errors-an-error-theory-about-all-normative-judgments/ #philosophy #ndpr
NDPR Review of MacIntyre, Ethics in the Conflicts of Modernity, http://ndpr.nd.edu/news/ethics-in-the-conflicts-of-modernity-an-essay-on-desire-practical-reasoning-and-narrative/
Frieder Vogelmann's "The Spell of Responsibility" is finally available in English translation - highly recommended! https://rowmaninternational.com/book/the_spell_of_responsibility/3-156-86db37d6-ddb5-4ca8-9e9e-7a50c94e84cb
If you care less about development, consider supporting your local instance admin instead (in case of mastodon.social that's still me and link above, YMMV)
Sigmund Freud Appears in Rare, Surviving Video & Audio Recorded During the 1930s. He died on this day in 1939.… https://twitter.com/i/web/status/911776203241005056
"The ‘Fair Trade’ Smartphone Now Has an Upgradeable, Modular Camera"
https://motherboard.vice.com/en_us/article/wjjkkw/the-fair-trade-smartphone-now-has-an-upgradeable-modular-camera #fairphone https://social.coop/media/ZzRCC9N3W5KocltiTPE
An interview with the people behind the social.coop Mastodon instance https://medium.com/open-collective/social-coop-a-cooperative-decentralized-social-network-c10980c9ed91
A super-interesting new article by Robin Celikates: "Critique and resistance: Ethical, social‐theoretical, political? On Fabian Freyenhagen's Adorno's Practical Philosophy" #adorno #philosophy
@wrenpile If you're in EU, you might have legal right to see info connected to your name. But Irish data protection officer does not sanction their non-compliance with this. See (German text)
"Facebook users should pay attention: When you tag a friend in a photo, that’s feeding a massive facial recognition dataset"