Missed another year of @BenedictEvans predicting the future? Don’t worry I watched the whole thing + surrounding podcasts and digested it for you: https://blog.w4rner.com/2021/02/26/unbundling-the-great.html | #tech #trends #humanetech
@Gargron why do profiles on other servers in fediverse appear without profile pic? Can I make this come back?
Just learnt how to do reliable line-breaks in #Markdown : “ “ | I kid you not: it’s 2 spaces at the end of a line | there’s something beautifully minimalist about a code designated by absence of any | but seriously that’s quite obscure | #microblog #tech | before vs. after https://w4rner-test.micro.blog/
Always fun to see where search traffic comes from on @SimpleAnalytic. First search for any of my websites from @Ecosia #SaveTheTrees God Bless that American. Still a couple Brits using Yahoo & Bing lol. Bingster, can I recommend @DuckDuckGo instead! | #search #tech https://simpleanalytics.com/laurencewarner.com
“Facebook Says “Technical Issues” Were the Cause of Broken Promise to Congress“. They can’t even implement simple filter but they want #advertisers to believe they have voodoo data powers lol | #BigTech #bubble #tech https://themarkup.org/citizen-browser/2021/02/12/facebook-says-technical-issues-were-the-cause-of-broken-promise-to-congress
Signal is getting bloated (features catering for normies). I’m reminded of Cory’s thread about every #IM becoming email eventually. If they develop a WhatsApp importer like Telegram it’s game over. #indie #messaging #tech https://twitter.com/doctorow/status/1331280642403835905
Hey #tech #HumaneTech Social Media,
I’m giving up my trusty LG this year to try out a “modern flip phone”: @TheLightPhone instead for my monthly FirstWeek FlipPh.one #digitaldetox challenge.
I’ll update on my experience after each week!
Think Apple regs have freed us from location tracking? Think again: mobile SDK companies like #XMode (think of them as like website template sellers like Squarespace) embed tracking software there, incl so-called #privacy apps like #Telegram | Try harder pls! #tech https://www.expressvpn.com/digital-security-lab/investigation-xoth
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