"Amazon is reportedly developing a doorbell that could give delivery drivers one-time access to your home" https://www.theverge.com/2017/10/10/16454034/amazon-pharme-doorbell-delivery
SV, now disrupting: burglary!
@awilfox he killed more kulaks and sent more people to gulag (who usually died) than Hitler sent to concentration camps. Not to mention Stalin attempted to exterminate the Ukranians, and also the Jews at one time by exiling them to Siberia.
Things are changing very soon on mst3k.interlinked.me rule-wise.
The proposed rule changes boil down to the following:
* Instances harbouring members of the authoritarian left or right will be blocked
* Users consistently, deliberately, and unapologetically causing distress to others (aside from accidental slip-ups, intent is important here) will be blocked
* Users who advocate extreme violence or armed revolt will be blocked, and instances harbouring too many of these users will also
So, given that the NSA exists, and can be considered to have hypervisor root to all US clouds, and that some extremely *motivated* forces on the US far right with access to the White House would love to have the NSA's capability (as yet they don't - but I expect eventually they'll get that)...
... the world is in the position of actual Nazis and just plain ruthless people having at least read access to *all* corporate clouds.
Expect this. Understand it. Imagine what it means.
TFW you find out that your public library card works with the college / university system.
TFW searching on Google for "Activity Pub Getting Started" leads to a list of articles on how to start a restaurant.
"Blockchain winter is coming" https://hackernoon.com/blockchain-winter-is-coming-521c59b08093
YouTube makes it so you can't link to your Patreon unless you show YouTube's ads https://twitter.com/InnuendoStudios/status/913418338507935744
Something something I told you about other people controlling your distributions channel something something
Lockheed Martin unveiled their plan for a Martian space station and reusable lander, which assumes the Orion capsule ferrying astronauts to/from Earth.
Not to discount the value of an open, decentralized network -- that's really really important -- but I think one underappreciated positive feature of Mastodon is its open API, which allows anyone to write Mastodon apps.
I began losing interest FAST when Birdsite stopped allowing third-party clients to access all its features (eg polls). That won't be a problem with Mastodon.