“It is possible to determine from the collected data what date and time the anonymized user visited YouPorn and PornHub, and in some cases what search term they entered into the porn site and which specific video they watched.”

“anonymised”. 😬


I did write "debatable" next to it though (just for myself) so I could move on to the next topic.

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While doing homework for my German language class, I found a conflict in the Deutschkursbuch and what I have learned from film history class (the problem/question is about the film "M" directed by Fritz Lang).

While I know I should just match the book when choosing the answer (it's a True/False decision) and there also might have been something that I missed in the reading comprehension portion leading to the question, it just feels really weird selecting the "wrong" answer as correct.

Food/Essen/Deutsch Sprachpraxis 

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Food/Essen/Deutsch Sprachpraxis 

One of the reasons why the FOSS world is often split when it comes to political topics:
FOSS attracts mainly two quite different crowds: The user freedom aspect (plus lack of state control) attracts many staunch libertarians, whereas the aspect of cooperating "for the greater good" (plus lack of commercial control) mostly attracts progressives.

It's actually quite surprising that those two groups, who usually hate each other with passion, can cooperate on the same thing.

minor/small venting 

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minor/small venting 

rms, the state of free software, etc. 


Btw if the first @apconf talk you watch is this one (my keynote), you should know that the audio is better on all the other ones but mine. We made an error in the audio setup and so we had to use the audio from the camera instead of from the microphone I was holding. Considering that, it sounds ok-ish! But definitely very echo'y... sorry.

We fixed the issue after this talk, so the other ones generally sound better.

* Your entertainment is now ready *
ActivityPub Conference 2019 Prague, dox Praha :

13 – Intro, 2 keynotes & 9 talks


Will update the page soon …

Please spread the word.

Looking forward to see you all again in person, for example @fosdem

Hello people! You may have noticed that @apconf is now online, and *some* of the videos have started to appear!

So far:
- @mlemweb's introduction to the conference conf.tube/videos/watch/ff347f9
- My keynote:
"ActivityPub: past, present, future" conf.tube/videos/watch/2b9a985
- Mark Miller's keynote: “Architectures of Robust Openness” conf.tube/videos/watch/7a772fa

More are coming... the server is working away at making them available :)

Almost in Berlin. The last hour of the trip always seems the longest.

Wired, 1993: Rebels with a Cause - Your Privacy. "On the cover were Eric Hughes, Tim May, John Gilmore, holding up an American flag, faces hidden behind white mask, their PGP fingerprints written on the foreheads. Gilmore even sporting an newly-founded EFF T-shirt. (from Thomas Rid, CS Monitor)"

Wired, 2019: YOU'RE IN PRIVATE MODE. To continue using a private window, sign in or subscribe. The title of the article being denied reads "It's Time to Switch to a Privacy Browser. Ad trackers are out of control".

A lot of people were talking like there was an implicit assumption that there will be another #APConf. There could be, but it's clear that the community needs to spread out the organization of the next one. Probably FOSDEM dev room is a good start and the right thing for 2020; going forward, maybe another APConf would be good (I think structurally the format was very nice).

It's clear just how much we got done by meeting face to face. Let's make sure we don't lose that.

Open source developers: we can't accept this code until this code is perfect

Proprietary developers: this is ugly but we're willing to accept the technical debt to make something useful and profitable

Hardware developers: Hold my beer. Have you heard of our Lord and savior USB 4?
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