#Article13 would mean automated content filters (like YouTube uses) on all sites. Large corporations would be able to censor and spy on all internet content, because they would be running the filters on behalf of smaller sites:
Call/email your MEP *today* to say no to Article 13, especially if they're on this list of committee members:
More distractions from business at hand for me :)
Scribus 1.5.4. released:
#Fractal is a new #Matrix app for the Gnome desktop: https://blogs.gnome.org/tbernard/2018/04/18/fractal-hackfest-2018/
Honestly, it looks pretty sweet!
So far here is what I like on the hardware side:
very portable 13'' with del; Home; PgUp/PgDn; end keys and a ton of output ports and there is a key to make the camera disable to all programs/services
On the software side: #pop_os has been a nice experience
Stuff I discovered: #Mailspring is beautifully simple, best client I ever used; #sk1 illustration program from Ukraine for print world; #Freeplan for mindmaps; #Simplenote is markdown and mobile ready;
#linux #floss #OpenSource #design
Can We Please Stop Talking About Generations as if They Are a Thing? The research on generations is flawed. https://slate.com/technology/2018/04/the-evidence-behind-generations-is-lacking.html
Mozilla just put out an Internet Health Report with a whole section on decentralisation, as well as an article on centralised social media. The fediverse does not exist in it https://internethealthreport.org/2018/social-media-giants-facebook-tencent-google-reign/
BTW, when you “fave” a toot in 🐘, you’re not teaching an algorithm more about yourself, strengthening your signal for targeted advertisements, or increasing your data’s market value. And faved toots aren’t “leaked” to other members’ timelines.
The ⭐ icon functions more like a 👏, 👍, 👌, or 🙌 shared with the toot’s author.
Curated List of Privacy Respecting Services and Software https://github.com/nikitavoloboev/privacy-respecting/blob/master/README.md #Privacy
MFW it's 2018 and professionals are still passing around Microsoft Word documents via email for collaboration.