remember when the internet was fun and full of possibilities? yknow how now it's a miserable hell? reminder that what happened is that capitalism colonized it and now it's just as shitty as everything else capitalism's got its hooks in
like. seo, algorithms, targeted advertising: these are all DESIGNED to keep you from finding some weirdo's X-Files fan page or geocities star trek web ring. I would 1000x rather find those than tweets from the u.s. president, yet here we are #thankscapitalism
We’ve got news for companies using browser fingerprinting to track users without consent: it’s likely illegal under the GDPR. https://www.eff.org/deeplinks/2018/06/gdpr-and-browser-fingerprinting-how-it-changes-game-sneakiest-web-trackers
If anyone is interested in donating, PeerTube currently has a crowdfunding campain: https://www.kisskissbankbank.com/en/projects/peertube-a-free-and-federated-video-platform
Today I learned that there are a number of Linux-based laptop shops in Europe.
Thank you, https://linuxpreloaded.com
Keep an eye on:
Screenshot of the game with the last art. Still some minor changes can be added but you get an idea. Chain, lianas, lamps and grass are animated. The water is animated by shader(still needs some tweaks). .GIF version soon.
What you buy a product for and what the product actually does are diverging at an alarming rate 😟
Why is an electric toothbrush demanding access to your phone's microphone and location? Why does a television send data about you to 700 addresses in the first 15 minutes?
These aren't cheap shady no-brand devices, these are expensive products from big consumer companies.
@Purism plays in important role in my eyes when it comes to free software. Currently, the most freedom you can get out of laptops off the shelf comes in the form of bulky, ugly-looking Thinkpads. Purism provides sleek looking laptops with a sleek desktop that says: "Free software isn't ugly or unusable, take a look at this"
Last call to order the Librem 5 development kits.