I've submitted a minor issue for the Mastodon UI. It's nice to be able to contribute something potentially useful towards an application I enjoy. https://github.com/tootsuite/mastodon/issues/9954
I can’t figure out how this company manages to do all of the wrong things so consistently #deletefacebook
Holy shit, Facebook is paying teenagers to install a root certificate on their phones so they can snoop on all of their internet traffic
Not a joke, this is actually a thing which is happening right now
Security Isn't Enough. Silicon Valley Needs 'Abusability' Testing https://www.wired.com/story/abusability-testing-ashkan-soltani/
@djmoch What if webmentions came as a RSS or JSON feed? You could pull it with curl and make the webmention feed processor a part of your static site generator.
I wonder if “headwinds at data centers” is code for “the cryptocurrency bubble is popping” https://www.cnbc.com/2019/01/28/nvidia-shares-tank-after-chipmaker-cuts-guidance.html
A ridiculous idea, at a ridiculous cost. I wish I could say that obviously no one would ever pay for this, but I know better. 🤦♂️ https://arstechnica.com/science/2019/01/how-much-would-you-pay-for-coffee-roasted-in-space/
TIL that Verizon, who if I'm not mistaken was one of the telecoms exposed a couple weeks ago for selling their customers' real-time location data to the highest bidder, is a "contributing sponsor" of today's Data Privacy Day festivities. Regardless of who's footing the bill, go read up and protect your privacy!
Has anyone done any back-of-the-napkin calculation on what the server demands will be to run an #ActivityPub server if the number of folks participating increases by an order of magnitude? Can people even realistically self-host at that point? What's the upper bound on the number of m.s-sized instances someone's home server can federate with?
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