It's no wonder the U.S. wants backdoors into encryption so fucking bad. They had it once for half the world and now they want it again.
I just found this software to model your apartment in, and I'm just blown away by it. It's GPL3, and packaged on NixOS.
You can even walk through the flat and open doors!!
"World’s 2,153 billionaires own more wealth than 4.6 billion people or 60 % of earth's population."
Paul Rikards posted the plotted Atari 800 ROM. Visible in the details is the embedded font, which is remarkable to see in context
Capitalism is quietly erasing the idea of private property. All products are effectively becoming rentals, and the companies can revoke your right to use them whenever they feel like it. It's becoming increasingly difficult to actually own anything. Media is streamed, and devices are locked from the users.
It's hilarious how all the things people were afraid of happening under communism are actually happening under capitalism.
@Gargron Twitter is legit just ripping off Mastodon now. Be proud man.
Finnish PM calls for a 4-day-week and 6-hour-day
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My god, look at this absolutely lovely* Venn diagram showing the overlap (and non-overlap) of characters supported by various popular computing systems in 1972. Notably, the ¢ symbol is supported in IBM's EBCDIC but not in anything else. (ASCII here means what we now think of as 7-bit ASCII, only the first 128 ASCII codes. 256-character ASCII wouldn't be formally standardized until 1987 in ISO 8859!)
RFC 338 (PDF): https://www.rfc-editor.org/rfc/rfc338.pdf
*lovely... but maddening
I have no words to explain how good the series finale of #MrRobot is. Absolute masterpiece.
Excuse me but "Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg won’t talk to the Guardian. So we fed everything he says into an algorithm, built a Zuckerbot, and interviewed it" has got to be the best take. https://www.theguardian.com/technology/2019/dec/22/zuckerbot-mark-zuckerberg-facebook-botnik
Australia’s status as an open democracy has been downgraded in a blunt assessment released this week by a global alliance of human rights organisations.
Former Australian in Sweden. Working at The Techno Creatives with Sámi language tech, IoT and Rust.
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