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As much as I agree with the sentiment, I try to find terms that won't put a person I'm trying to educate on defense. Once people who are being used by a system feel called out, they stop listening and considering options other than their default reality.

Calling smartphone equipped teenagers 'digital natives' is a mistake because a smartphone makes you a consumer rather than a native of anything.

If you want a child to become a digital native give them an actual computer instead of a corporate controlled and curated consumer device.

today's #blackherstorymonth spotlight is on Assata Olugbala Shakur 🥫 Assata is a poet, activist, and militant who has participated in the Black liberation movement, the student movement, and the antiwar movement. She is a member of the Black Panther Party and an outspoken critic of u.s. imperialism 🥫 She was framed by the u.s. state for the deaths of her friend Zayd Malik Shakur and a cop, and after incarceration and torture she escaped to Cuba in 1984. She lives there to this day.

Alicia Kennedy: On the future and why justice is more important than innovation.

aliciakennedy.news/p/on-future

Read and absorb every delicious word of this.

We put on a bird feeder livefeed but had to turn it off when Evelyn started wondering where the birds were a little too aggressively

I'm working for a big tech company in California. Yesterday all employees received an email from our security guys.

We have to deactivate all personal assistant gadgets (like Alexa) during worktime in the homeoffice.

They have evidence that these gadgets are recording audio from conference calls.

Nothing new to me but notable that I've got this order.

today's #blackherstorymonth spotlight is on Romaine Riviére, AKA Romaine La Prophetesse :tipsytentacle_candle: Romaine La Prophetesse was the leader of a major insurrection in modern day Haiti during the 1700s. Born a free Black person in modern Dominican Republic, she moved to the French-controlled side of the island and established a coffee plantation known as Trou Coffy (Kofi's Valley). :tipsytentacle_candle: 1/3

I was just reminded of this gem: github.com/k9mail/k-9/issues/2

It's the perfect intersection of open source user entitlement, fragile masculinity, change aversion, and bikeshedding. Really precious ❤️

Direct link to the exact time where I find out live that a company will rather remove the word “ethical“ from how they describe themselves on their site than stop enabling Facebook and Google to track and profile you:

vimeo.com/511231879#t=8m42s

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“Italian watchdog fines Facebook 7 million euros over improper data use”

It took Facebook a little over 42 minutes to make that much money in 2020.

Source: macrotrends.net/stocks/charts/

inkl.com/a/aZPQxEsAxrA

#SurveillanceCapitalism #regulation #DataProtection #farce

Sorry for the silence, but I guess a full architecture rewrite kinda justifies not being on social media...
github.com/akiraux/Akira/pull/

People deserve to make, distribute and own their own electricity, and the means to generate and store it. We deserve electrified mass transit and to own that too. We deserve cities you can get around in via a variety of ways. And we deserve to control all this democratically.

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Asking for help, please boost 

Hi friends,

I've got to the point where my debt is affecting my quality of life massively, I can no longer deal with the strain its putting on my health both mentally and physically.

I've set up a GoFundMe page for anyone who can help, which you can find here with more explanation:

gofundme.com/f/help-relieve-ti

You can also donate via

Paypal: paypal.com/paypalme/dockers

or

CashApp:
£SDockers

& I'll add as an offline donation.

Any help at all, and boosts,appreciated 💛

Elite Dangerous players say they’re being scammed, trapped in space, and forced to work https://www.polygon.com/features/2021/2/4/22264605/elite-dangerous-newbies-trapped-forced-labor

“Do Fuel Rats rescue pilots trapped in essentially concentration camps?” reads the chat log, to which the dispatcher on duty that evening responded with confusion — “o.O”

not a big fan of superhero movies in general, but X-Men: First Class is pretty solid

There is no procrastination, it's called lazy initializiation.

Please remember: functional cookies (login session, shopping carts) do not need user consent. So every time you see one of this oversized cookie banners someone is trying (often through dark patterns) to make you accept the whole tracking and spying as well. Don't be mad at the legislative for creating the need for tracking consent. Be mad at the websites that are trying to stir you up against that law by annoying you with those banners.

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