β€œI’m against surveillance capitalism but Google’s service is listed first on my app because it is so popular” is the β€œI’m against the tobacco industry but I offer anyone coming into my home a cigarette because smoking’s so popular” of tech.

If you offer people easy access to cigarettes without so much as a warning about the risks, you might want to reconsider whether you really are against Big Tobacco or whether you’re doing their bidding.

@tom 'hell fuck' post privacy option: all users are required to view the post

new mastodon post privacy level:

"fuck you" - posts are invisible to all users, mentioned or not, following or not, and the creator themself.

they are, however, run though a tts service and stored as wav files on the server.

the wav files are stored in a random directory on the server and encrypted with an on-the-fly generated key which is destroyed immediately after encrypting, rendering the files inaccessible even to admins.

Es ist sowieso ein großes RÀtsel, wie es #Telegram je geschafft hat, als "sicher" zu gelten und so populÀr zu werden. Seit Mitte 2016 ist bekannt, dass sich das BKA nachweislich in Chats einklinken und mitlesen kann - reicht das nicht?

netzpolitik.org/2016/bundeskri

I can't wait for the US to switch to the metric system so my boss has to stop telling me to smile more and instead tell me to skilometer.

me: i wish blogging still practically existed so that i didnt have to write 7 long toots

you: what are you talking about! blogging still exists!! start your own blog--

me: yeah but nobody reads them!! for every 10 people saying start a blog theres 990 people who wont ever click a link ever in their life. the non-link-clickers

you: --this is my favourite cms its free softrware and its called gleepblorp. its written in rust so its very fast

i feel like 10-15 years ago the web was a lot more mundane. there were less people on the internet, everyone was just someone else who was sitting at a desktop computer doing nothing. pretty much every image you saw on the web was taken on a compact digital camera in someones poorly-lit living room and then edited using microsoft paint, and then put up onto a forum a couple days later. nobody was vlogging on a skateboard. there wasnt that much to talk about. pace of life seemed slower

now and again on youtube you get recommended a video thats inexplicably from 10 years ago and its like, extremely poor quality but much nicer than anything on youtube now, itll be like some friends making a music video to their favorite song in their parents kitchen in 240p 12fps, and theyll all have extremely 2008 eye makeup, and theyre just doin it because its fun and putting it online

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hate when ppl ask me where i see myself next new years... like come on i dont have 2020 vision!

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Hilfe, eine Anfrage nach Artikel 15 DSGVO 😬 #35c3 - aus dem Talk von Kattascha

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