I think I'll move my Mastodon account to fosstodon.org.

Time to try the moving tool that Mastodon offers.

RT @_SJPeace_@twitter.com

A Black doctor in Miami, A HERO, who has been testing the homeless for COVID-19 because "the state is failing to protect them" was racially profiled and detained outside his home while he was unloading his van.



🐦🔗: twitter.com/_SJPeace_/status/1

I'm using this free time that covid-19 brought me to finally selfhost many services on my Raspberry Pi.

I'm now using Nextcloud to sync my files, Miniflux for RSS feeds, Wallabag for read-it-later and some bookmarks.

What else?

Zoom meetings aren’t actually end-to-end encrypted, despite misleading marketing on their website, in their security white paper, and in the user interface in their app theintercept.com/2020/03/31/zo by @yaelwrites and myself

Brexit will have soon cost the UK more than all its payments to the EU over the past 47 years put together 

The cost of the UK's vote to leave has already reached £130 billion, with a further £70 billion likely to be added by the end of 2020.

That means the combined cost of Brexit since 2016 is likely to soon eclipse the total cost of the EU's budget payments, which were a central part of the Leave campaign's case for Brexit in the first place.


Op-ed by Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva, former Brazilian president: Charges against Glenn Greenwald reveal the rot in Brazil’s democracy washingtonpost.com/opinions/20

"Everyone gets a plate before anyone gets seconds," but for housing.

And Healthcare.

And, you know, while we're at it, also food.

Apple TV+ used audio from a Brazilian sound bank in the show *See*, without checking what people in the audio were saying.

So in a tense scene there’s a guy in the background announcing a brand of beer. Repeatedly. Small and big beer cans.


I’ve borrowed some hearing aids to test. They’re basically earphones that replicate in my year the sounds that are around me. It doesn’t look like they do much more than a Samsung IconX does, but for 10x the price.

I must be missing something.

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I have a degenerative disease that makes me lose my hearing more and more as I grow older. And yet I can’t find good hearing aids for a decent price.

Are there no startups disrupting this space? Why do these big companies charge thousands for glorified earphones?

This One Trick Will Revolutionize Your Use of Social Media: Block fuckwits.

On social media, the advantage is that a large userbase and participation. The disadvantage: it's 99.9999% crap.

What's working for me is to filter ruthlessly. If someone is disruptive, ideological, insane, or crazy-making, I'll block them without thought (I used to agonize over that, I don't any more).

High signal is rare, but odds of missing out by blocking idiots are low.



RT @gabriel_zucman@twitter.com

Since 1980, the wealth of the top 1% has grown from $5 trillion to $33 trillion.

Meanwhile the wealth of the bottom 50% has stagnated at approximately zero.


"Roads" by Max Böck mxb.dev/blog/roads/

Brilliant satire on modern web development.

"Samsung: Anyone's thumbprint can unlock Galaxy S10 phone"


"biometrics" 🤷‍♂️


RT @rayyah_idk@twitter.com

why are we not alking about this?..A black woman is the fastest person in the world! and she became it right after having a baby..
WHAT CANT WE DO?!👏🏾✨ twitter.com/blkgirlculture/sta

A tip for every mobile app developer out there: if you can’t get a professional to translate the description of your app on the store, don’t use google translate. Just don’t translate at all.

Having a nonsensical description makes you look unprofessional.

Who on earth defined 12pm as noon and 12am as midnight? 🤨

11:59am + 1 minute = 12pm 🕛

Here it is. This shortcut will take all your notes, make a zip file with them, rename it to today’s date, and save it on iCloud. You can change the last action to pick Dropbox or somewhere else.


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