Here's the direct link to the findings from those documents:
It is really quite damning.
* Facebook deliberately obscured from users what information they were collecting about them & how to opt out
* Facebook used its monopoly to cripple competing applications and services
* Facebook signed agreements to acquire data other app developers collected in exchange for some of its own
* Companies could circumvent user permissions by signing an agreement with Facebook
@enkiv2 in the future only pornbots will be able to post anything at all on tumblr, since only they will be able to flawlessly generate the requisite dot-patterns to fool the image classifier
typography, mouths, selfie(?), eye contact (briefly) Show more
playing with clmtrackr and opentype.js, letting those counters sing
Stop making novelty shoes, design has peaked with these slippers: https://topics.nintendo.co.jp/c/article/d477c164-ec65-11e8-8bfe-0a6d14145cb1.html
Roundup of current (post/math)-rock from southeast Asia on Bandcamp Daily:
RT @Ocasio2018@twitter.com: Insurance groups are recommending GoFundMe as official policy - where customers can die if they can’t raise the goal in time - but sure, single payer healthcare is unreasonable.
I am so fucking angry.
Oil companies, for decades, have been DELIBERATELY ACCELERATING global warming in order to MELT THE FUCKING MELT THE POLAR ICE CAPS so they can extract oil from the Arctic more easily!
These people are murderers. They are destroying our planet and wiping out the human and non-human life for easy profit!
You know you’re old when you read an article about weird old computer architectures that make writing low-level code a nightmare, and half of them are ones you have used:
Detailed dissection/analysis of Bomb Jack, a mid-80s 8-bit arcade machine, with the author going from a ROM dump and Z80 emulator to a full emulation, from first principles.
Interesting to see the similarities to and differences from 8-bit home computers. Arcade machines of course had more hardware (they were expensive revenue-generating machinery), but also had the weird hackiness of something that doesn’t get iterated on for very long.
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