A reminder that this Black Friday, rather than putting on an enormous sale, @itchio will be donating their entire revenue share from all sales on the site to a pair of LGBTQ+ and climate change charities

itch.io/blog/56131/announcing-

:make_like_edmonia: Thank you for inspiring others in the #Fediverse :fediverse: with your #art. :louis_toots_too: #Decentralize from behemoth :dali_persistance: unsocial networked algorithms as much as :frida_y_animalitos: you can & own y/our life, network & data. :bowie_stardust:

:mastodance: :mastodon: :funkwhale: :peertube: :pixelfed: :diaspora:

Went really well, I think, and I managed to get a plug for Mastodon in there too ;)

I’ll be on WION (Indian TV) in ten minutes to comment on Facebook’s patent for identifying and targeting families using facial recognition.

(In a nutshell: it’s their business model. Of course they’re going to. There’s nothing surprising about this whatsoever. What I’m surprised about is that we keep getting surprised about a company doing exactly what its financial statements state it does to make money.)

I've made a mock-up to illustrate my ideas about the next-gen terminal experience!

Featuring:
• the pathbar
• username, hostname and git branch displayed in the UI, shrinking the shell prompt back to just a $
• commands as cards
• syntax highlighting, including graying out the output a bit to differentiate it from commands themselves
• autocompletion (displayed in a native widget)
• built-in error handling options
• the time each command took (on the right)

Some more book-related #alternatives:

inventaire.io - Community for swapping books powered by libre software & WikiData, follow them on here at @inventaire

libreture.com - eBook storage site with social features, follow them on here at @kevinbeynon

openlibrary.org - Huge non-profit online library with downloads for PD books and lending for non-PD titles.

calibre-ebook.com/ - Open source eBook organiser/editor and format converter

#Books #eBooks #Literature

Our first speaker on Saturday is Zenna Fiscella!

She's an anarchist maker from Malmö and she's going to talk about Scuttlebutt and how it can be transformative for society, decentralizing and enabling local community development free of big corps

rsvp @ p2p-oresund.org

@aral @jotbe * Never browse anything using Chrome :D (same problem with local, private html)

"The European Council is hereby decommissioned. The European
Parliament now has the power to make law. It will appoint a government committed equally to the welfare of all European citizens."

LONG LIVE THE EUROPEAN REPUBLIC!

Manifesto:

europeanbalconyproject.eu/en/?

Good morning! Deactivated my personal Twitter account yesterday. And deleted the Mastodon fan page on Facebook, along with the temporary account I had created for it ☺️

@aral a écrit :
"Google et Facebook sont à nos droits humains et à la démocratie ce que Philip Morris est à notre santé et ce qu'Exxon Mobil est à l'environnement. Tant que nous n'aurons pas saisi cette vérité fondamentale, nous n'aurons aucune chance de les réglementer efficacement ou de financer des solutions de rechange."

Google and Facebook are to our human rights and to democracy what Philip Morris is to our health and what Exxon Mobil is to the environment. Until we grasp this fundamental truth we haven’t a snowflake’s chance in hell of either effectively regulating them or funding alternatives.

Imagine that the fundamental protocols and standards of a network are being written by the NSA. Now imagine that the NSA is not a government agency but a trillion dollar corporation. Let’s call that corporation Google. Welcome to the World Wide Web.

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Facebook Filed A Patent To Predict Your Household's Demographics Based On Family Photos

Facebook’s proposed technology would analyze your #wifey tags, shared IP addresses, and photos to predict whom you live with.
buzzfeednews.com/article/nicol

‘Delay, Deny and Deflect: How Facebook’s Leaders Fought Through Crisis’

nytimes.com/2018/11/14/technol

“As evidence accumulated that Facebook’s power could also be exploited to disrupt elections, broadcast viral propaganda and inspire deadly campaigns of hate around the globe, Mr. Zuckerberg and Ms. Sandberg stumbled. Bent on growth, the pair ignored warning signs and then sought to conceal them from public view.”

Also on our forum: forum.ind.ie/t/delay-deny-and-

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