I always wondered from which apps and locations sellers the GPS locations of European smartphones end up at Venntel, which sells them to the US authorities. The Norwegian journalist Martin Gundersen tried to find out. The precision of the data is creepy.
nrkbeta.no/2020/12/03/my-phone

A German public official is sitting across from me at the gate (at an airport, no less; yes, I’m flying today! 🤯) on her phone with her assistant, telling her to write down some comments she had forgotten, reading from PRINTED OUT EMAILS, saying she was going to call whoever these emails went to or address them in person later..

And if that isn’t a perfect representation of how “digital native” the German government is, I don’t know what is .. 🙃

Are you a straight white male in your 20s or 30s? Do you enjoy going on social media? If yes, what was the first podcast you made about?

Wow, mainstream social media is way more fucked up than I thought

frage mich gerade, wie viel besser wir durch diese krise kommen würden, wenn es ein ausreichendes grundeinkommen für alle geben würde.

oder durch die nächste.

the thing that pisses me off the most about the amazon sidewalk mesh networking project is that amazon engineers worked together during a pandemic with most places closing schools to create something to expand the reach of internet access

and used it not for helping poor students get on Zoom, but for negotiating backhaul for narc doorbells

The last episode of the second season of The Madalorian was better than all of the the last Star Wars movies combined

You wake from your camp and meet lion relaxing next to your tent.... Good morning

Accounts with just the Debian logo as their avatar are the "Twitter eggs" of GitHub

The German Federal Ministry of Health and the Robert Koch-Institut operate a web form which you have to fill out when you enter Germany from a COVID-19 high-risk area.
I had to submit my data, so I took a glimpse at what it does in the background.

Ich habe letzte Wochen einen Spendenrouter in eingerichtet und in einer Arbeitsstätte für Suchtkranke in Betrieb genommen. ✔️ (Freies Gast WLAN für alle Menschen dort)

🙃Jetzt fagen sie mich, ob ich einen Lötkurs geben kann. 🤷‍♂️
Es fehlt aber eine vernünftige Lötstation. 🤔

Meine Frage in die Timeline: Hat jemand soetwas und braucht es nicht mehr?

#followerpower

The "at all" culture folks have established in Slack is terrible and they should feel terrible 😡

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