Motion Periodic Table
Internet culture as such a weird combination of "everything is flawlessly recorded forever" and "you just had to be there". Everything is simultaneously permanent and ephemeral. We're drowning in records that have no context, and context that has no records
The pupil approached the master, who sat in the air.
"I can't even imagine doing what you do, master."
"If you believe in yourself," the master said, "there is nothing you can't imagine yourself doing."
"And then I can do what I imagine?"
"No. But you can't do it without."
#MicroFiction #TootFic #SmallStories
As these examples demonstrate, open source projects can come from just about anywhere. This is, generally, considered to be a good thing. It means that useful projects are more likely to succeed, avoiding both the vacuous hype associated with startups, and the bureaucracy associated with government.
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