Hi, I'm Alex - I'm a technologist, cyberactivist, and graphic designer from scenic Boston, MA working to make the open web a better place. Follow me for toots and takes about digital culture, online policy, That Gay Shit™, typography, and the future of our shared internet! 💾 ✌️ ✨ #introductions #technology
Good morning Mastodon!
I’m starting a new internship today with Emerson College’s Engagement Lab, which creates code, apps, and interactive experiences to promote civic engagement (!!!) and I’m real excited about it
I got a letter from Netscape today
I used a temp email for my Tumblr in an effort to fuck over Oath's adtech nonsense.
But now I don't remember my email and can't get back in. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Allegory_of_the_Cave
thinking about computer tonight,,
me in the streets vs. me in the sheets
we, as a culture, really had an opportunity to call any sick own that happens online a " compu serve".... we had all the tools,
Tumblr tried to sneak in data collection under the radar. After a few taps, you can get a list of who they're sharing data with.
The list takes 19 screenshots to see all the names on my phone.
Number eight here we goooo!!!!
currently on hold with AOL support trying to cancel my netscape account
I've been transferred seven times so far
OK my official new email for all purposes is now email@example.com, please update your files accordingly
i'm WEEPING about the fact that EU members can't register for a netscape email lmfao
Today in "I have a romantic crush on Mozilla", they just launched a new tool to share quick links to encrypted files up to 1GB. Links and files both auto-delete. Oh, and it's free. https://send.firefox.com/
They even put a kissy face emoji in the tweet announcing this do you guys think it means something??? I'm not blushing yOU'RE BLUSHING