was looking for a 3D model and came across this wonderful 3D comic scene https://sketchfab.com/3d-models/leonard-3d-1caa0ceff02f41d4bcffe6b2d3a19d4d
This article is amazing. If there’s one place the security field should have been trying to get things right, this is it. As always, we’ve been looking the other way. https://www.wired.com/story/eva-galperin-stalkerware-kaspersky-antivirus/
Microsoft is shutting down its ebook store, and deleting all its customers' libraries:
The only reason they can do this is DRM, which means you never really own anything you've paid for.
Physical books are the most obvious alternative, but there are also DRM-free ebook shops. @libreture has a good selection here:
You can find more book-related alternatives here:
(via @yogthos )
Patagonia "is now signing up only fellow B corporations, as well as members of 1% for the Planet, an eco-conscious business association, as corporate customers for branded logowear"
so goes midtown uniform: https://www.instagram.com/p/Bt3oqGBHAgW/
"Ctrl-Alt-Delete: The Planned Obsolescence of Old Coders" @firstname.lastname@example.org has put voice to a thing that has been worrying me for the past 3 years.
One of the reasons I speak at conferences is for fear of becoming irrelevant.
@aral Have you heard of "free as in helicopter"?
Someone gives you a free helicopter. Awesome, right? But if you don't know how to fly a helicopter it's useles to you.
News to me! Linuxbrew has been merged into mainline homebrew!
You know, Mastodon is cool and all, but when you get right down to it Twitter-style communications just kind of fundamentally suck for some kinds of stuff.
You know what'd be cool? An ActivityPub-powered web forum, or a LIveJournal-style personal blog but with some of Tumblr's social aspects thanks to being able to network with other blogs.
Make Web 4.0 into Web 1.0 again.
I use Ubuntu and a Google-free LineageOS phone, Firefox, Ublock Origin, Pi-Hole... I was gonna set up DNS-over-HTTPS, but now I find out that T-Mobile is selling my location data anyway. At some point it feels like privacy is just impossible https://motherboard.vice.com/en_us/article/nepxbz/i-gave-a-bounty-hunter-300-dollars-located-phone-microbilt-zumigo-tmobile
he / him, working on a bio, full of bees
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