EU warns Facebook it faces sanctions over 'misleading' T&Cs
Commission gives social media company until end of the year to change its terms of service
The commission acknowledged that Facebook had made some changes but said its terms and conditions remained problematic because Facebook “tells consumers that their data and content is used only to improve their overall ‘experience’ and does not mention that the company uses these data for commercial purposes”.
I remember the days before dependency management. It was either:
a) My programming language has this built-in.
b) My programming language can't do this.
Linux kernel community... but good news for a change! Show more
Wow wow wow wow! Can I be reading this right? https://lkml.org/lkml/2018/9/16/167
Linus acknowledging that he has been hurtful to people in his lack of treating people with respect, aiming to make changes (including changes to the CoC), and being really honest about it. I didn't expect to ever see this.
"The proof of the pudding is in the eating", which is to say, time and actions will tell. But that's the best news re: lk(ml) culture I've seen.
Linux (!) just joined Apple, Microsoft, and Google in adopting the code of conduct I created, Contributor Covenant.
GitX is crashing increasingly often. How am I going to use git without it? 😭 I'll have to dust off some old forks and fix the bugs…
I love modern computers. I have 4GB of data to process and I can load it all into memory, just like that. Takes 20 seconds.
If Donald Knuth started a conference on innovations in typesetting, he could invite people to give...
... TᴱX talks.
I am so sorry
‘The “Developer Experience” Bait-and-Switch’
This week’s must read. The situation really is as bad as he says. https://infrequently.org/2018/09/the-developer-experience-bait-and-switch/
@wakest Sorry I had to
If Star Trek captains' commands were realistic:
Shields to "auto"!
Weapons to "auto"!
Keep maneuvering autopilot enabled.
Set the thermostat one degree lower.
In Witcher 3 there's a species of spiders working cooperatively, AKA arachnocommunism.
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