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Age: Gen X
Gender: Female XX
#Twitter is going back to 1999 for inspiration https://www.theverge.com/2021/7/21/22587386/twitter-upvote-downvote-test-better-tweets
(Probably because most machine learning algorithms suck and only degrade user experience while benefiting advertisers/marketers.)
Question for those who self-host (single user instance)
What happens when your server is offline? Do you just disappear from the Fediverse (including past posts and comments) or does your presence linger?
Thinking about creative ways to deal with this since I don't like to be always-on. Suggestions welcome.
In 2014, I gave a talk called Free is a Lie at a run-of-the-mill, dime-a-dozen, Silicon-Valley-worshiping Big Tech/surveillance capitalism conference in the Netherlands.
Yesterday, I learned that they unlisted my talk on *spit* YouTube and that it might be removed.
Today, I archived it so you can keep watching it for as long as you want to.
I really hope the official @Mastodon app is not going to be limited to iOS 13 or above. I literally keep my devices until they cannot be resuscitated to save on waste. My iPad Air works just fine and I'm not going to upgrade.
Edward Snowden on spyware: 'This is an industry that should not exist' https://youtu.be/I5WjTTi67BE . Near the end he also points out we need to work collectively. He is correct. It is going to take all of us.
August issue of InStyle magazine: Badass Women - U.S. Secretary of the Interior Deb Haaland (cover #photo) https://www.instyle.com/news/deb-haaland-the-first
Another crypto co-founder is bailing on blockchain https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2021-07-16/ethereum-co-founder-says-safety-concern-has-him-quitting-crypto
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Feminist | Indigenous | Queer 🦄
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