Instead of uploading all our information to silos like Facebook or Twitter, we should be able to host our own basic (meta)data like avatar, status updates or social connections in a standardized format.
You would then be able to grant services like Facebook or Twitter access to that data via a token, and you could control which service gets access to what kind of data.
Yes, I'm still dreaming of a semantic web.
"I also got a bad taste in my mouth from Twitter supporting kinds of speech that I don't particularly agree with, and I began to feel like putting my toys and art there was just adding value to the network. For a while I felt that the tradeoff was that the art I published there still enriched my life and the lives of my friends. At some point, though, I started to feel like the balance got out of whack, and I could do more good by putting my work on alternate networks and giving people a reason to get off Twitter. "
All cultural producers with some degree of audience and influence should really think about this: what structures do I validate by my presence? What and whose structures do I reinforce? What other places can I advantage?
I got tested for COVID-19.
TL;DR - result was negative
Had to hit them where it hurts before they’d do anything about it.
Facebook will label rule violations as Coke, Pepsi, Starbucks join ad “pause” | Ars Technica https://arstechnica.com/tech-policy/2020/06/zuckerberg-promises-future-change-as-facebook-advertiser-boycott-grows/
Wouldn’t have seen that one coming…
Literally no one is profiting off of third-party delivery apps https://thetakeout.com/literally-no-one-is-profiting-off-of-third-party-delive-1844180260
About bloody time they finally grew some balls.
YouTube bans Stefan Molyneux, David Duke, Richard Spencer, and more for hate speech - The Verge https://www.theverge.com/2020/6/29/21307303/youtube-bans-molyneux-duke-richard-spencer-conduct-hate-speech
Kite Hill: http://jpoh.me/blog/2020/6/kite-hill
@virtualwolf oops, I changed the URL after posting it. will delete and redo
Shut everything down. Now. Fine the non-essential businesses that flout the rules, and also people who are going outside without wearing masks.
Misleading COVID-19 bullshit
Beware the frauds, quacks and snake oil salespeople touting miracle cures for COVID-19
"Firefox Will Give You a Fake Browsing History to Fool Advertisers" by Caroline Haskins https://www.vice.com/en_us/article/43j8qm/firefox-will-give-you-a-fake-browsing-history-to-fool-advertisers
This is actually a brilliant idea.
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