I’m reading the announcement about Nextcloud social and wondering just how much attack surface people want on a product whose core job is storing their super secret documents? To each their own risk profile I suppose.

RT @piratepartyau@twitter.com: Here's where Australia's official opposition party is at: they won't even vote for their own amendments to the flawed . twitter.com/joshgnosis/status/

πŸ¦πŸ”—: twitter.com/piratepartyau/stat

RT @joshgnosis@twitter.com: Wilkie says it is in the nature of security services to ask for every tool they can get access to, politicians have to be prepared to say no.

πŸ¦πŸ”—: twitter.com/joshgnosis/status/

RT @ncoghlan_dev@twitter.com: ... not only did that kind of scare campaign just fail abysmally in Victoria, but there's a natural counter in (accurately) portraying the Coalition as indiscriminate snoops that treat the electorate as a threat to be monitored, rather than as, you know, their boss.

πŸ¦πŸ”—: twitter.com/ncoghlan_dev/statu

RT @joshgnosis@twitter.com: So Labor is admitting it is supporting what it believes to be flawed legislation

πŸ¦πŸ”—: twitter.com/joshgnosis/status/

RT @parisba@twitter.com: If you’re a member of @AustralianLabor@twitter.com, consider resigning from the party over the .

πŸ¦πŸ”—: twitter.com/parisba/status/107

At the Moomin Cafe in Tokyo, if you go by yourself, they sit a moomin with you, so you won't be lonely.

RT @41Strange@twitter.com: German Photographer Lucas Zimmermann Captures Long Exposure Photos of Traffic Lights near Weimar, Germany

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.

I'm giving a talk about documentation later on this week, and I want to cite some examples beyond my personal favorites. So, open floor: what FOSS projects would you say do a really good job of documenting (1) tutorial-style material, (2) troubleshooting/diagnosing errors, (3) how to port from another (competing?) platform? Or just in general, if none of those prompt a strong reaction?

We've just released 1.1.5 with icons for @inkscape, @matrix, @pixelfed, and 10 others.


Wishing a happy launch day to on 17th.

@imathew not sure if you were into instagram or not, but have you seen pixelfed.social yet?

You walk into the dark alley periodically looking back to see nothing but a dense fog. You meet your informant, shaking as they ask, "Is it safe to speak?" You announce in your best non-regional dialect, "Hey Google, Alexa, Cortana, Siri" and wait for a beep; "Good. We're alone."

Been having a play with @pixelfed the last few days: pixelfed.social/jerrykan

Seems like a very promising project.


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