Guess @email@example.com’s take on how #web3 is a money grab compared to the P2P “golden age of the internet” 20 years ago, is my realisation that I’m old now as I’d say “when I was younger, [the internet] was better…”
103 great tips by @firstname.lastname@example.org to celebrate his 70th:
I worked at Twitter in 2010 during @email@example.com’s hostile return. Some fun memories:
For one of my interview panels the interviewers didn’t show up, but I was still hired…
Of course any “backdoors for good guys only” will be abused… show this article to any ignorant politician arguing for less privacy in order to “save us from terrorists and pedophiles”.
Today's Twitter threads (a Twitter thread).
Inside: How police backdoors for online services let sextortionists target children; Laura Jean McKay's "The Animals in That Country"; and more!
Thanks, @firstname.lastname@example.org on a good piece on the US bullshit perspective of “personal accountability”:
Yeah, recycling plastic doesn’t work, was a dark pattern. Just like the BS notion of “jaywalking”.
Your mission, should you choose to accept it:
The trifecta of climate change, lack of common defence and indepence strategy and lack of digital commons is what Europe has squandered with 15 years of petty political bullshit.
Time to wake up.
Taking a moment to think about how utterly crazy it is that in 2022 a company with a significant dataset of private and public communications, that has municipalities, companies and governments on the platform, can switch ownership with pretty much zero scrutiny
I didn't fully realize what freedom was until it was taken away. My thoughts in those first moments after release.
Good observation here. https://twitter.com/RichDecibels/status/1518485446313058304
Never be afraid to trust your truth.
992 days down, 1 to go.❤️👊❤️👊
Wow. Very interesting perspective by @email@example.com. So much new information to learn and contextualise.
Siege of Mariupol
Putin announced his decision to stop further assaults on Azovstal: the last remaining Ukrainian stronghold in Mariupol. Siege of Mariupol started on Feb 25, by March 3 the city was completely surrounded. Two months later its defenders still stand their ground🧵
Every single "rule" of management requires a degree of flexibility and interpretation. What you learn through years of doing it is when to flex and when to hold firm. If you operate as though everything is a valid edge case you'll cause chaos; w/o flex you drown in bureaucracy.
@Lanooba@twitter.com One of my mentors said to me, it takes 5yrs to gain 5yrs of experience. I thought I short-circuited because I was mentored & was above average but retrospectively the skills (people or tech) needed to be Senior have also advanced. It takes years to gain the right experience
Danke, @firstname.lastname@example.org uund @RepublikMagazin@twitter.com, für eine gründliche und nützliche Zusammenfassung dessen, was die EU da im Bezug auf #TechPolitik gutes und problematisches so kocht:
Game Developers: I'm gonna make this machine render beautiful vibrant landscapes 60 times per second.
Web Developers: This newspaper article needs at least 7 seconds to show up and will boil your computer alive if you try to scroll too fast.
The insides of a machine that sequesters carbon
Looks like it's @BuyThisPlatform@twitter.com season again. Seems to come up every year or two.
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Democracy is slow grinding work.
Autocracy promises quick easy solutions.
Democracy requires a lot of its citizens.
Autocracy allows people to be lazy.
Democracy requires compromise.
Democracy strives for fairness but can never be completely fair . . .
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