U.S. Fascism, personal, FRIENDS: read this 

U.S. Fascism, personal, FRIENDS: read this 

U.S. Fascism, personal, FRIENDS: read this 

I wrote a post about the Evite breach you can send to friends and family if the need arises

Watch this video on the lawless giant internet conglomerate site about how the huge tech companies have become unaccountable and impossible to regulate tools of political criminals and oligarchs. Please share! 😬

We are on an irreversible path towards mutually assured self-destruction and the only thing that could soften the blow is contrary to most of our cultural myths

“Scientists are concerned about the stability of permafrost because of the risk that rapid thawing could release vast quantities of heat-trapping gases, unleashing a feedback loop that would in turn fuel even faster temperature rises.”

I think I'm just gonna start unfollowing people who think Brave is an acceptable alternative to Firefox rather than trying to explain to each individual how unethical it is to use a browser that replaces other people's ads with its own, or that the founder is a homophobe.


Stop using Google Chrome.

Google Chrome is moving to remove autonomy from Web users. Excuse me while I purge it from my machines. Please remember - it’s a “open source” “project” (commerically provided product) whose goal is to not to “affect our [Google’s] ability to customize ads and/or could block ads online, which would harm our business” (from their SEC 10-K filing).

Google Chrome is not built for people; it’s built for Google, by Google. You are their bank.

never forget the people who went along with this as if that meant anything but a death sentence for all of us

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I had to pause this and put on meditation playlist

@pixelfed well thats a good argument for leaving pixelfed.social registrations open.

The smaller instances on a new fediverse tend to be more volatile so will come and go. Pixelfed will need at least one instance that ppl can rely on until more instances become more robust 😊

@bclindner Mastodon is kinda heavy resource wise. I just did a install of it and Pleroma. Pleroma wins by a long shot for resource usage and management, on a single user setup. Besides the fact I like the direction they are headed.

Each year, the Nieman Lab solicit predictions for the future of journalism. Mine is a call to action for publishers to help build the internet they need: niemanlab.org/2019/01/the-plat

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