When the battery is bigger than the hardware...
Amazon has unveiled a drone that films inside your home. What, indeed, could possibly go wrong? https://u.fsf.org/35o
Mark Murphy (aka Commons Guy) wrote about why letting Google sign your apps is a bad idea: https://commonsware.com/blog/2020/09/23/uncomfortable-questions-app-signing.html
We pay to Steam, Netflix, Amazon prime, Spotify. But not to Wikipedia, Archive.org, Librivox, Project Gutenberg, for our favourite Linux distro.
The huge asymmetry between corporate and community has not emerged naturally. It is a product of our choices of not supporting community oriented projects.
The short conveniences vs the long-term good. We always chose the former.
In face of surveillance capitalism, we must and must change.
"In short, federation distributes governance and cost, and can allow us to tackle challenges that we couldn’t overcome without it. The free software community needs to rally behind federation, because no one else will. For all of the reasons which make it worth doing, it is not rewarding for corporations. They would much rather build walled gardens and centralize, centralize, centralize — it’s more profitable!"
A Basic Question About TCP: https://blog.erratasec.com/2019/02/a-basic-question-about-tcp.html#.X2e-EUixXDc
Like I get that TikTok is dangerous, I would never ever use it, but the government shouldn't babysit people.
If it was a national security threat, ban all government employees and the military from using it, but why everyone. I know this is just purely an anti-China move, but how does one get away with saying 'national security' threat.
Tldr Personal safety problem not National problem IMO
So much for freedom of assembly
US will ban WeChat and TikTok downloads on Sunday - CNN
I know my desk in the background is a mess lol
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