NYCers have a new ridehailing alternative to Uber: The Drivers Cooperative is a driver-owned, app-based ride-hailing service that pays drivers more, charges riders less, and pays out any profits to driver-owners as periodic dividends.
Platform cooperativism is a powerful antidote to app-based gig work: a way to provide customers with the convenience that made app-based services so popular while putting workers in control of their days, schedules and conditions.
This is fun. A cloud based camera company accidentally gave everyone access to all cameras.
@leo only a bit into the lastest TWiT episode, I can only hope the anal leakage discussion leads directly into an ad read.
Microsoft now owns, or will soon own, one of the best text-to-speech engines for blind power-users, through its acquisition of Nuance. But the code has been abandoned for years. It seems unlikely that this TTS engine is a valuable asset for Microsoft. So let's petition them to open-source it. https://www.change.org/p/microsoft-open-source-eti-eloquence (No, I didn't start the petition, but I'm in agreement with it.)
anyone want a cute animal or pet portrait for £10? or leave a lil tip in the ol' ko-fi jar? we have £50 til the 11th
@leo Would it be possible to add the episode number to the Tech Guy podcast episode names? I listen in the car or while out walking, and often a week or so delayed from when they aired. If I want to comment with a belated solution, I have to do the math in my head to convert episode date back to episode number, because techguylabs primarily shows the episode number until you dig into each episode on the site.
If solar panels covered 1/4 of Utah, those alone would be able to power the entire United States. US consumption is very high, weighing in at 12,000 kWh per year per capita.
13750000 acres = 21,484.4 sq mi
https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Utah 82,144 sq mi
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Hey folks, the DWP have reduced our benefits again, so if you'd like to help a trans disabled couple survive, please retweet and consider donating if you can. Thank you! https://ko-fi.com/A231B07
still doing lil among us style sketches for the price of one whole ko-fi (so we can pay for food and travel and other life things!)
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