I haven't social-mediaed in my own name since... since... I think since I shuttered Book of Trogool. Which was a while ago.
(Editorializing for LJ doesn't quite count. Not social media exactly.)
But what the hey, let's give it another whirl. It'll be interesting to see who uses it to try to take me down THIS time.
I suppose some students did a video report on a floppy disk and it is very good! show all your friends that don't know what a floppy disk is! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DYpmkt2LRtg
This sounds really cool! "The Rutgers-Camden Archive of Digital Ephemera Symposium (R-CADE) provides funds for hands-on research and creative activity with digital technologies. Accepted panels receive up to $1,000 for the purchase of hardware, software, and other materials. This year's theme is 'Repair'" http://rcade.camden.rutgers.edu/2020symposium.html
On Tattle Tape:
Elementary, my dear Watson! or, why secure DNS is a good thing
My father taught me that men would treat me badly, and that I would be better served to pursue the things that interest me and ignore the men as best I could. In many ways, I have - my interests are all over the map in terms of traditional "girl" and "boy" interests. But I've still been driven out of places because the men were too awful.
So dudes, every wistful reflection on the people who made open source into what it currently is? There's a woman taking notes about whether you're safe.
#Keybase just came out as a crypto-currency marketing scheme. Moreover, they're trying to spin the fact that they actively hid that their funding was coming from a crypto "non-profit" as a positive, _somehow._
I know they're popular on the fediverse as an identity verification service. If you're using it for that purpose, I urge you to reconsider in light of this.
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I'm tired or reading "We did not consider potential harm our product could do".
What you do about this?
1. hire designers, people who care about users, ethics, build a more diverse team
2. *** LISTEN TO THEM
3. check https://ethicalos.org/ to help you anticipate impacts
Chrome, Safari, and Edge to prevent disabling of click tracking, just another reason to use Firefox https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/software/major-browsers-to-prevent-disabling-of-click-tracking-privacy-risk/
On Tattle Tape: the Unizin Not-Common-Knowledge Data Model
On Tattle Tape, a quick one. Kanopy and Elsevier: united in password mishandling?
(Note question mark. We’re not exactly sure.)
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