BTW if you're out in London today beware, there are a number of far-right marches planned that aim to cause trouble where they can
The Chomsky Challenge For Americans
"It’s no wonder that most Americans are clueless about why “their” country is .. hated the world over"
Please! Disparaging the Boot is a bootable offence
Jordan Peterson hates free speech Show more
Jordan Peterson sues a university because someone hurt his feelings by saying something about him that he found offensive.
.@Blender's videos on #YouTube have now come back, but they are also being told by Google/YT that they HAVE to monetise them. #Blender are considering refusing, which presumably would mean the videos being taken down again:
Whatever they once stood for, #Google's aim now is exploiting their users' content for maximum profit.
If you don't want your videos to be exploited, it is important to switch to an independent alternative:
Morning. Time for work
Birdsite link, Jordan Peterson getting owned Show more
One of my favourite comments in the guy.
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
Twitter buys company providing safety&abuse API for other platforms and then shuts down everything with 20 minute notice to customers with year-long contracts.
Another reason why #FuckTwitter
Also, everyone should note down the founder names and ensure never to buy service from them; if they get bought they'll drop you like a hot potato.
Facebooks paid groups will flop. That's my prediction.
I don't believe there are many groups that people will pay every month to remain a member.
Fediverse apps ought to invest in making a good groups alternative that's free.
RIP Spaceape 🔊
Why are certain keyrings and agents so resistant to working with ed25519 keys.
Is this an NSA conspiricy to keep everyone on breakable RSA keys?
BTW I have changed my eternal wonderment at "animals living inside your house" after being kept awake most of the night by a snoring bulldog