Labor Day Weekend Wisdom™
We all feel out of place—overwhelmed by the complexity, inscrutable errors, and roadblocks that are an everyday fact of life—all the time.

Google, who became the most powerful corporation in the world by selling web ads: Hey in the future every computer program should actually be a website. Don't worry about why, just do it. It'll be cool. We're the vanguard of technology or something

People: ok

People: hey why does this calendar i downloaded have ads in it

Google: Haha cool

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
rdela.com/evitten-twice-shy/

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! 😬
youtube.com/watch?v=OQSMr-3GGv

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
twitter.com/andrestaltz/status

“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.”
twitter.com/andrestaltz/status

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.

v2.jacky.wtf/post/9a3f803a-948

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

Warning ⚠️
I had to pause this and put on meditation playlist
🧘‍♂️🧘‍♀️
democracynow.org/shows/2019/02

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