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YouTube has announced they will be editing YouTube's recommendation AI to explicitly stop recommending certain kinds of conspiracy theory bullshit videos. A former YT engineer and a leading critic of YouTube has said this is a 'historic victory'.
#Capitalism is a reasonable economic system that destroys 100 million trees a year to mass-produce something that literally no one asked for and literally everyone hates
Gebloggt: Warum Greta Thunberg recht hat - am Beispiel einer Bahnfahrt https://kattascha.de/warum-greta-thunberg-recht-hat-am-beispiel-der-bahn/ #Klimastreik #IamWithGreta
Danke Bundeskartellamt! Ich gehe dann mal Sekt kaufen. https://www.zeit.de/digital/internet/2019-02/bundeskartellamt-beschraenkt-facebook-im-sammeln-von-nutzerdaten
Are you an underprivileged or junior developer in London who contributes to open source, and wants a #Keyboardio #Model01? One of the Kickstarter backers is giving away one *free* if you match the above criteria.
Boosts are appreciated, as the giver is in London only until the 6th.
One Of The Biggest At-Home DNA Testing Companies Is Working With The FBI https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/salvadorhernandez/family-tree-dna-fbi-investigative-genealogy-privacy
@ChrisWere Hey! I'm a Linux-only music producer. I also teach the libre ways of making music. Here's a recent video I made on the topic, telling why I do that: https://youtu.be/KYeTg4_k1Q0
If you'd like some music for your shows that was produktu made with 100% free software and Linux - hit me up :)
I also do monthly #unfalive on YT.
It is a tragic missed opportunity that the nintendo switch has a power button instead of a switch. #Showerthoughts
#Posteo zur heutigen Entscheidung des BVerfG
„Wir werden nicht … beginnen, die IP-Adressen unserer unbescholtenen Kundinnen und Kunden zu loggen“
(Es geht nicht um unsere Verfassungsbeschwerde gegen #Vorratsdatenspeicherung.)
StefanKeller: Re MAPTCHA - ReMAPTCHA - A free, map-based anti-spam service that enhances OpenStreetMap
At last, some tools to stop working for free for Google and contribute to the commons while reducing spam!
I'm currently taking a Mobile Applications course which teaches #android dev and is waaaaaay all in on #Google bullshit. I'd love some tips on how to make de-Googled apps; for instance, what APIs should I avoid to ensure that the app will work well under LineageOS and other such AOSP based systems?
"War is Peace, Freedom is Slavery, Surveillance is Privacy"
Why @aral and all of us were wrong about Google, Apple, Microsoft or Facebook.
We obviously must be given how popular and well respected they are. No seriously, they even say that there products are build upon privacy and people first. They wouldn't lie would they?
We're seeking visually impaired or blind people with coding experience who want to help ensure solid screen reader behavior in a new iteration of the CodeMirror in-browser code editor. Accessibility in the previous iteration is terrible, and I want to do better this time around.
If you're prepared to answer questions about coding while blind, or to test-drive the current prototype of the editor, please get in touch here or via firstname.lastname@example.org
Well fuck, that was really good.
Insect collapse: ‘We are destroying our life support systems’
Scientist Brad Lister returned to Puerto Rican rainforest after 35 years to find 98% of ground insects had vanished
Has anyone given /e/ (formerly known as eelo) a try? It's a degoogled Android with privacy respecting services to replace gapps. https://e.foundation