...the main developer of the user interface, Bill Atkinson, was an avid, lifelong photographer, and he had the foresight to document the incremental development of the Lisa User Interface ... he kept a Polaroid camera by his computer
As of #Mastodon 3.4, new users no longer automatically follow admins. This is fine except that I have always used that as a lazy way to keep track of new regos as they happened.
Anyone got a script or good method for triggering a server side script whenever a new user gets through email confimation/activation so I can page myself? I'd much prefer an instant notification over a daily summary or anything.
Amazon employees accessed mailbox for union election ballots, worker says https://www.cnet.com/news/amazon-employees-accessed-mailbox-for-union-election-ballots-worker-says/
Archivists Want to Make Sci-Hub 'Un-Censorable' https://gizmodo.com/archivists-want-to-make-sci-hub-un-censorable-1846898276
“Then you realize that the pointers are not fixed, but can slide on the frame… and then you note that they are somehow interconnected -- moving any of the small ones will move the larger one this way or that. Strange. But when you see the diagram of the inner mechanism you realize what this is, and it can take your breath away…”
If Facebook's engineers had to spend one week every quarter doing the work they force on their content moderators, Facebook wouldn't exist in a year. https://gizmodo.com/facebook-moderator-says-that-wellness-coaches-advise-ka-1846880069
Israeli strike destroys Gaza tower housing media organisations https://www.theguardian.com/world/2021/may/15/israeli-strikes-destroy-gaza-jalaa-tower-media-al-jazeera-associated-press
Look, while this article is mostly right, that Pipeline shutdown happened due to the fear of not making a profit, not the ransomware itself. Don’t forget that as bad as this whole situation is, the pipeline itself was actually functional, but they shut it down because their billing system was offline.
Chaotic good. (he/him)
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