I want to hang out with you and talk about what the hell we're all doing with our lives

Every time I use masto, I'm reminded hey! this is based on that other harmful thing without reconsidering the impacts of that design before mass adoption!

this isn't a critique of masto specifically, i ran a statusnet instance a long time ago, same deal

the way a chrono feed misappropriates attention feels disheartening

What do you think is the most important problem to solve in tech?

Just watched #TheGreatHack on #Netflix. What I appreciated about this #documentary on #Facebook and the whole #CambridgeAnalytica scandal, is that it's one of the few #privacy #documentaries to get that protecting personal data isn't just about not seeing personalized ads for stuff you're more likely to want. It's about protecting ourselves from mass psychological manipulation and behavior modification techniques. These are techniques that actually work *best* when people believe they don't.

I'm starting to think that people skills and communication problems are the greatest barrier to productivity in software development

tech shit, loss 

Techposting; recommended Firefox add-ons for security (updated recommendations) 

Consider this

The oldest surviving piece of literature in existence; The Epic of Gilgamesh

is SUPER gay

please share this with as many Gamers™ as you can before they talk about gay being forced into media

If you ever wondered how much data about you is is wort on the market, just go to TheWashingtonPost from EU networks.
#cookies #privacy #consent

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