Facebook put out a patent application for a face recognition system that will match your face in stores and correlate it with your social media profile to assign you a shopper trust level.
That's some seriously dystopian shit right there.
#Blender gets all their videos blocked worldwide by #YouTube. #Armory3D has their #Patreon page closed down and their backers refunded without any notice as to why. All the #FOSS projects hosted by #GitHub now have their hosting at the mercy of #Microsoft.
And this is just a few of the recent examples.
When is the #FOSS community going to learn that we need to create and run our own infrastructure as well as apps?
Can't read the entire article, but this is wild. "Labour HQ used Facebook ads to deceive Jeremy Corbyn during election campaign" https://www.thetimes.co.uk/edition/news/labour-hq-used-facebook-ads-to-deceive-jeremy-corbyn-during-election-campaign-grlx75c27
His own party...
Browser: knock knock
Server: who's there?
Server: Mozilla who?
Browser: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows NT 10.0; Win64; x64) AppleWebKit/537.36 (KHTML, like Gecko) Chrome/67.0.3396.87 Safari/537.36
advertisers have enough data on our needs to plan the economy
they plan it to maximize profits (things you might not need, cut corners, low quality)
we socialists propose that we plan it instead for benefit of society (health, happiness, well being)
Just been informed that my laptop order will be delayed as the chassis won't be delivered to the manufactrer until ~20th Jul.
Current laptop currently requires blood sacrifices to charge properly. I feel that I'm about to take a break from digital media at home :-P https://mrshll.uk/p/1156
googley eyes? no these are duckduckgoey eyes
Now I've exported all my data, the only thing stopping me from deleting my Google Account is the fact I have an app in deployment for my PhD that uses the maps api :-/ I've got a workaround almost ready using OSM but it's not quite ready yet https://mrshll.uk/p/1154