Escuchando casettes de Misfits. 💀
Watch someone demo how to gain admin access to a voting machine in 1 minute 30 seconds with no special tools: https://twitter.com/RachelTobac/status/1028437783050776576
There's an important psychological privacy feature in federation: if your users can switch to another instance without leaving the network, an instance admin is less likely to abuse their power.
A big part of the reason Facebook, Twitter, Google etc do what they do is because they think users have no real choice but to accept their terms and conditions.
If e.g. FB was forced to federate, it would lose a lot of users with each privacy breach.
"En los conflictos de hermanos y parejas no te metas ni con la lengua ni las orejas."
There's these studies about how once you commit to an opinion in front of someone you're less willing to back down from it even in the face of new insights; and online in 2018 has this culture where people rush to comment on everything that happens as fast as possible, you know? Is that a good combination?
Escuchando cassettes de Judas Priest. 🤘🧐
"When DEA agents aren't stealing Silk Road drug money or having sex with prostitutes given to them by Colombian drug cartels, they are designing and wearing these awesome patches!"
People that move the opposite direction of buffet table lines are fucking ridiculous human beings.
"Para relacionarte con los demás..."
Escuchando cintas de Iron Maiden. 🤷♂️
RT @email@example.com: The Google Summer of Code was a huge success! So many great coders spent real effort to bring new features and ideas to a huge variety of projects, for instance, check out this blog about Fractal! https://blogs.gnome.org/jsparber/2018/08/11/the-end-of-gsoc/
This page describes the mastodon.social instance - wondering what Mastodon is? Check out joinmastodon.org instead! In essence, Mastodon is a decentralized, open source social network. This is just one part of the network, run by the main developers of the project It is not focused on any particular niche interest - everyone is welcome as long as you follow our code of conduct!
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