Replace every article about Elon Musk with an article about someone fixing/maintaining important infrastructure. A person repairing buses. A person repairing and tweaking wheelchairs. A person tending to a community garden.
@tante I would pay for this. Please won’t somebody build a great filter I can configure across all my devices.
@jcf @tante Gotta use some kind of Pi-Hole VPN combo for that in the future. Google wants to close down the "Web Request" feature soon. They say it's for security, but trustworthy adblockers also use exactly that. Chromium browser plugins who try to manipulate content will become disfunctional.
As of now only Mozilla Firefox announced their refusal to include this. Any other browser except Safari is based on Googles Chromium.
I tend to wear noise cancelling headphones on public transport rather than trying to tune out noisy people.
I think you’re right about cutting out the proverbial. I’ve purged a bunch of social junk, run various adblockers, and pay for content to control what I spend my time on.
@tante that’s the problem with capitalism driving content. When an article about an American Oligarch gets a million hits and that translates into $$ in the publisher’s pocket, they are gonna write more fawning praise about American Oligarchs and not useful articles about people and things that actually matter.
@deinol @tante That's why I'm pretty happy about the german public press & television. We got media that's funded through public fees, who do not have to worry about the amount of clicks or ad revenue but who're also not under direct government control with actual laws to prevent exactly that. And you can tell they're way higher quality than the private media. They also cover "small things".
Not that they're without problems, but compared to other countries I'm very happy to have them.
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