Well, it took a while but my petition to keep strong encryption without backdoors legal in th EU is now open for supporters!
Please feel free to support it and or boost/promte it
Facebook suffers a data breach about how it’s hoping to stop the media talking about its last data breach.
"The exposed data includes personal information of over 533 million #Facebook users from 106 countries, including over 32 million records on users in the US, 11 million on users in the UK, and 6 million on users in India. It includes their phone numbers, Facebook IDs, full names, locations, birthdates, bios, and — in some cases — email addresses"
Never forget how Oxford wanted to open source their vaccine but the Bill and Melinda Gates foundation stepped in and AstraZeneca got exclusive rights. https://khn.org/news/rather-than-give-away-its-covid-vaccine-oxford-makes-a-deal-with-drugmaker/
Aggrorithm (n): an algorithm written to incite aggression. Aggrorithms are a dark pattern employed by businesses with bottom lines tied to confrontation and conflict (“engagement”). Profiling data is used to nudge users into conflict and increase revenue.
- setting up a Gtk+libhandy dev environment
- creating your first *responsive* GTK app
- bundling as #Flatpak for deployment
You can find the tutorial here: https://tuxphones.com/tutorial-developing-responsive-linux-smartphone-apps-libhandy-gtk-part-1/
"[Netflix] now routinely ends shows after their second season, even when they’re still popular. Netflix has learned that the first two seasons of a show are key to bringing in subscribers—but the third and later seasons don’t do much to retain or win new subscribers.
Ending a show after the second season saves money, because showrunners who oversee production tend to negotiate a boost in pay after two years."
The 2 (Big) Problems Facing Linux (and Open Source) in 2020.
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After my talk at the European Parliament today, I asked a question at the end of the second panel (03:35:47) and a corporate lobbyist attempted to tone police me (03:44:50). This was my response (03:45:06). If I’d been any younger he’d have heard “OK Boomer” :)
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