lol a news site started just selling ads themselves instead of using targeted bullshit and made so much more money https://www.wired.com/story/can-killing-cookies-save-journalism/
"Creative Commons is Shilling NFTs", David Gerard
Today is Thanksgiving in the US, or National Day of Mourning or "Unthanksgiving Day" for some Native Americans. Wampanoag people shared food with pilgrims in 1621 but were repaid with centuries of genocide. Learn about Indigenous resistance in this book: https://shop.workingclasshistory.com/collections/books/products/500-years-of-indigenous-resistance-gord-hill
Mastodon space in many ways feels like the early Internet. The enthusiasm is palpable and contagious.
Just discovered Project Gemini (https://gemini.circumlunar.space) and it's just what I needed--another rabbit hole.
I'm looking for employment where, every day as I go into work, I know my kids, when they are adults, will be aware of the benefit to them of my work. I am looking for a company working toward enduring impact that should still be clear 10 and 20 years from now.
If you can't live without foresight, and you could use a Linux/JVM/Postgres/Kotlin dev who can do pretty much anything given a minute to read the docs, please do reach out.
Say your self-driving car had client-side scanning like Apple’s phones, tablets, and computers will soon do… how would that work?
So in Turkey, for example, instead of issuing a long-winded command like “Siri, take me to the nearest police station”, you could mutter “Fuck Erdoğan!” and the car would understand.
It would work the same way in your “smart” home…
Smart tech is so cool, right? Ever wondered who’s getting smarter about whom?
I’m telling y’all go get that money.
Companies just plain don’t give these kinds of raises and I’m sure all of us could use something new right about now
I know this is an anecdotal percentage, but it was yet another reminder for me to be mindful of salary when I’m working to retain engineers that have been with my company for a few years. Don’t take ‘em for granted.
Privatised prisons. Up next: to ensure your captive relative's oxygen supply, please insert another bitcoin.
Sorry, first time dealing with an incarcerated relative but how is this shit legal?
It gives me joy & hope seeing #aaronsw posts in the fediverse today. I'm thinking about Aaron's work on RSS and Markdown, which were standards that respected the web as an ecology with values as much as a technology. I think Aaron would have liked it here.