This is a lovely article on important, profitable and difficult work. Three different business approaches: https://seths.blog/2018/09/profitable-difficult-or-important/
‘Feedbin: Private by Default’
“Since Feedbin is 100% funded by paying customers, I can focus solely on making the best product possible without compromises. Therefore, Feedbin can be private by default.”
Also on our forum: https://forum.ind.ie/t/feedbin-private-by-default/2366
The web can be an awful place. Just think about how much energy and CO2 is wasted for preventing or running DoS or DDoS attacks.
Oh wow, what a big fuckup. Such issues should never go through QA in a public ("stable") browser release. This is Google disrupting the Internet, again: https://bugs.chromium.org/p/chromium/issues/detail?id=881410
Android vulnerability leaks device data and allows user tracking:
This information can include Wi-Fi network names, BSSID, local IP addresses, DNS server data and MAC addresses. "Won't fix" for Android < 9.
There’s a very well written quiz on the New York Times. It’s called: “The Big Five tech companies increasingly dominate our lives. Could you ditch them?”—and here’s my public response and some thoughts on it.
— thanks @rodneyrehm for reminding me. Not much changed since I wrote this.
I’d love to hear your takes on this.
macOS clients are appreciated as well.
So after my two week vacation I realize that about 50 more people migrated to Mastodon. Wow, this seems to be shaping up finally?
"I want to boycott US PC hardware, software and services. Is it possible?" - https://www.theguardian.com/technology/askjack/2018/aug/16/i-want-to-boycott-us-pc-hardware-software-services - the long and short: haha, have fun.
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