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It is 18 months since I joined @Mastodon! So it's probably time for a little .

My feed has become an open where I share things I and , from specialised to personal and - and sometimes my own .

I am interested in the and its , transfer and , as well as , and and how they all intersect with .

📰 Looking forward to your complementary or opposite views!

"And when we dug deeper into , guess what we found? " - Mozilla Foundation (2021) This social media platform has a serious vulnerability,

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Low-tech Magazine refuses to assume that every problem has a high-tech solution.

"How and why I stopped buying new laptops" by Kris De Decker

#lowtech #thinkpad

"“The wealth from is shared among the whole population. Investments in foster , and artistic, scientific and technological creativity. New economic models favor over growth.” But for anyone who has been watching the evolution of the internet, all of these outcomes feel deeply implausible. There’s no from here to there, no technological that must simply be miniaturized or scaled up or optimized to reach a "

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"Many people seize simplistic solutions offered by actual and wannabe tyrants"

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"Between now and 2030 how will use of by , civil groups and governments affect core aspects of and democratic representation?" - Madrigal A. C. (2020) Tech Experts Are Pessimistic About Their Industry, The Atlantic

"Yesterday, the ran a story with the factually untrue headline, “ claimed to have cracked chat app’s .” This is false. Not only can Cellebrite not break encryption, but Cellebrite never even claimed to be able to" - moxi0 (2020) No, Cellebrite cannot 'break Signal encryption", Signal

"a straightforward method consisting of four elements: a customer value proposition, a profit formula, key resources, and key processes"

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"What is the plot of your customer’s ? What does your need to achieve? How can he or she make that happen? And how does your business fit into your customer’s story?
Before you dress your up into its technical, official form, this is all it is, in essence: a story" - Wood M. (2020) Business Model Generation: How to Turn Your Into a , Starting a Small Business, JustBusiness

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The new Pixelfed website is much nicer and will include a federated forum, new documentation site, translation platform and improved instance picker.

It was a lot of work to built everything from scratch, but we'll be able to provide a better experience across the Pixelfed ecosystem for admins, developers and users!

Available soon.

" provide a means of bundling and functionality together. Creating a new class creates a new of object, allowing new of that type to be made. Each class instance can have attached to it for maintaining its state. Class instances can also have (defined by its class) for modifying its state" - (2020) Documentation, The Python Tutorial

"Early 2020, went even further than what supporters had asked for when it announced that it will give consumers the option to opt-out of tracking in each app, essentially turning off and giving millions of consumers more privacy online (...) [Unfortunately] Apple did delay the implementation of its privacy-control features" - Mozilla (2020) Apple’s anti-tracking plans for iPhone, Campaigns

"I can’t close my eyes to what’s happening: A of power and , and on the great it could have for our troubled time"

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"I remain inside , and it continues to what I might like. This is not the web I knew when I went to jail. This is not the future of the . This is "

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"Perhaps I am worried about the wrong thing. Maybe it’s not the of the , or the , exactly. Maybe it’s that itself is disappearing"

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"everywhere I turn I see the . I guess it won’t be too long before we see organize their entire content based on the same principles"

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"The means you don’t need to open so many any more (...). You don’t even need a browser. You open or on your smartphone and dive deep in. The mountain has come to you. have picked everything for you"

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"apps like are blind (...) Their gaze goes nowhere except inwards (...). The consequence is that web outside social media are dying"

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