"Closures are the programming language equivalent of vampires—they capture minions and give them ever‐lasting life until they themselves are destroyed. The only difference is that closures don’t sparkle when exposed to sunlight."
Hahahaahahaha holy shit. Hiveway is a fork of Mastodon with blockchain slapped on top, selling ICO tokens, and John McAfee is involved. Wew lad
New blog post: "The Centralization of Power on the Internet" https://medium.com/tootsuite/the-centralization-of-power-on-the-internet-bfd8841620ee
(ex-)WhatsApp co-founder now executive
chairman of new Signal Foundation, donating $50m to the project
Exciting news! This would benefit secure communications everywhere (not just Signal but also WhatsApp and other products using the same protocol)
I don’t know what y’all want, writing safe applications in C is so easy, all you gotta do, is never make a mistake in your life
And we need as a society to address toxic masculinity.
When populist anti-LGBT sentiment causes the rewrite of all of Indonesia's criminal laws, criminalizing extra-marital and LGBT sex, insulting political leaders, and other "goodies"
If you were a Taoist who worked at Facebook or Zygna or something and you got fired for refusing to implement some creepy coercive manipulation feature, what are the odds you'd be able to claim religious discrimination?
Time to schedule a revamp my static blog and probably move it from GitHub to GitLab Pages to get proper HTTPS support (GitHub does not want to support custom domains, bah)
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Fascinating series of articles exposing the nonsense of the Trump administration and Congressional GOP's persecution complex.
What a clusterf*ck trainwreck ...
Linux Foundation: "LinuxBoot" replaces some firmware with Linux code.
"A system that boots in a fraction of the time of a typical system, and with greater reliability...
The LinuxBoot model brings key advantages for users across the broad spectrum of embedded, mobile, and server platforms.
Leveraging the massive scale of development of Linux in the boot process gives the user control and support that can’t be achieved any other way".
Firefox at least announced it but gives no rationale ... DDG knowledge base still claims the widget is there
https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/add-firefox-search-widget-your-home-screen via DuckDuckGo for Android