Today I received a notification from LinkedIn saying that my contact xyz has just joined LinkedIn.
I can't remember having consciously shared my address book with LinkedIn. Probably, I have just pressed the big "Continue" button upon first login via the mobile app...
Here you can check if LinkedIn can access your email or phone contact list, and manage your imports:
Happy Diwali to everyone on this Mastodon instance.
Live long and prosper :)
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Anybody else reading Yuval Noah Harari and getting scared of the choices we made?
I'm listening to a podcast with Sam Harris and Yuval Noah Harari. It's very depressing how much we understand about the world and how little seems to be changing.
In Jair Bolsonaro’s New Brazil, Far-Right Evangelical Billionaire Edir Macedo’s Media Empire Is Being Exploited to Investigate Journalists — Including The Intercept
https://theintercept.com/2018/10/20/in-bolsonaros-new-brazil-far-right-evangelical-billionaire-edir-macedos-media-empire-is-being-exploited-to-investigate-journalists-including-the-intercept/ #TheIntercept #WorldPolitics #brazil
"Facebook is detrimental to global discourse, has harmed democracies around the world, and, because of its dependence on advertising, has responded to criticism by making only minor, cosmetic changes. Mark Zuckerberg and his team will continue to allow the social network to be a haven for fake news, hoaxes, threats, and much, much worse. It’s gotten to the point that Zuckerberg said this summer that Holocaust deniers won’t be removed from the platform..."
I wrote down some notes for working with NumPy in Python.
"So now let’s connect all the dots. Capitalism didn’t just rape the planet laughing, and cause climate change that way. It did something which history will think of as even more astonishing. By quite predictably imploding into fascism at precisely the moment when the world needed cooperation, it made it impossible, more or less, for the fight against climate change to gather strength, pace, and force."
I'm starting to hate working with computers
People are Happier in Social Democracies Because There’s Less Capitalism
"Because in America, the very same thing which in Europe are provided freely to all — healthcare, education, media, transport, retirement, childcare, and so on — are things which people must compete for. Because these things are life’s essentials — not luxuries, but necessities — the result is that the average American is forced to fight a bruising, bitter, endless battle. With whom? With everyone."
How do you browse websites in Firefox that need Tracking Protection disabled?
I want to apply for jobs, but the InstaHyre website is completely broken if I enable Tracking Protection in Firefox. It's not the only website that breaks, but its one of the worst offenders. They have too many analytics and tracking JS in their code.
Do you maintain a separate browser for websites that track you?
Nationwide Class Action Lawsuit Targets DuPont, Chemours, 3M, and Other Makers of PFAS Chemicals
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