Folks, for years: We have a problem called Surveillance Capitalism, it’s a systemic problem arising from socio-economic factors…
Ex-Googler: Hmm, this problem, very exotic… what shall I call it without criticising either surveillance or capitalism? Time well spent?
Folks: SURVEILLANCE CAPITALISM! It’s the feedback loop between accumulation of information (surveillance) and accumulation of wealth (capitalism)
Ex-Googler: …human downgrading?
Looking for SWE / tech work again. Aiming for increase of human well-being without negative impact of modern tech. I have 15+ yrs experience, and want to wield it for the benefit of more people outside the investor class.
I already have offers, so if you have ideas about this, please let me know quick! If you want to talk about this more, please get in touch.
This is how the world works now:
It's something to know it, and another thing to have an easy 35 sec demo to show others.
How many companies are selling how many computer vision products to which buyers?
Librem 5 App Design Tutorial - Part I
When I started pixelfed, stuff like blocks or mutes wasn't even on my radar.
I have never experienced abuse or harassment online. I've never blocked an account on twitter. It was naive to think those should not be a priority based on my own experiences.
I've learned so much this past year, and strive to build a safer alternative to IG for everyone.
It might take a bit longer, but it sure is worth it!
We all know the NSA spies on basically all Internet users in the U.S. Why do the courts have to pretend it’s a secret? https://www.eff.org/deeplinks/2019/04/government-fights-trap-effs-nsa-spying-case-catch-22
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