Aaron Swartz Day Live Stream 2018 Day 2 part 1 : how alt-right dominated twitter in 2017 youtube.com/watch?v=ES-yennfyj

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Still acting as the non-official communication channel for iMAL:

1 December 2018, #Brussels 🇧🇪

Discover and experience the P2P web! Talks & workshops with Zenna Fiscella, @raphaelbastide and @kodedninja


Interesting thread on the IRA tweet collection and other studies by bot researchers ttps://twitter.com/luca/status/1052945238078173188

Solidarity is not a Crime : Action devant les commissariats de police: « Les rafles et les visites domiciliaires ne nous protègent pas »: benborges.xyz/2018/solidarity-

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HEY! Check out nand.club a shared social UNIX club by @dirtycommo and @Phreaker (me).

One of the purposes of our ~tilde is to enable better communication between those interested in #homebrew and #retrocomputing but we like everything you like.

Actually is hosted on a very small server and we provide these services:
* a small amount of web hosting
* local #irc
* local e-mail
* #bash terminal #games
* a Multi User Dungeon
* #HTML-converted books
* #books #torrents

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Netflix now "personalises" artwork based on individuals' data:


This is hypertargeted advertising: different people see different info about same film, most get misled about its nature.

Same thing is now happening with political advertising:

Same candidates, but different individuals see totally different information about them. Most get misled about candidate's nature.

With a film you can stop watching when you find out truth, but after an election it's too late.

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It's finally here! v1.0 of Toot! has been officially released on the app store!


For those who have not been in on the beta test already, this is an Mastodon client for iOS, full of character and whimsy. It is multi-instance, multi-account, it is fast, it is comfortable and it is above all a lot of fun!

It has a strong focus on user experience, animation, and attention to detail, as well as being the best client for Mastodon around. Try it now!

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punk: stealing a computer from a corporation

cyberpunk: jacking into a solar panel on the side of the highway to power your computer

solarpunk: turning off your computer and taking a nap in the sun to process all you learned

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The Key Principles of the IndieWeb.

— Own your data, content, metadata and your identity.
— Publish data for humans first, machines second.
— Scratch Your Own Itches. Make tools, templates, etc. for yourself first.
— Use what you make!
— Document your stuff.
— Open source your stuff!
— UX and design is more important than protocols, formats, and data models.
— Build platform agnostic platforms.
— Longevity. Build for the long web.
— Plurality.
— Have fun.


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"Military experts" canvassed by the New York Times believe that invasion of Iraq is the next target of fascist Axis, to seize oil supply from British Empire.

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