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Life is just a series of USB adapters from where you are to where you want to go

Google's war against ad-blocking continues...

WebBundles Harmful to Content Blocking, Security Tools, and the Open Web (Standards Updates #2)

For those who want to read Cory Doctorow's recent book about surveillance capitalism and don't want to put up with Medium's BS, I created a Wallabag public link.

ah cool new XMPP thing, clients will have it in a decade

I also find it amusing that many of the earliest emoji betray its Japanese origins: various snowmen to represent weather ( ⛄️ ☃️ ⛇), stuff with yen in it (💹 💴), and just about every kind of Japanese cuisine you can imagine (🍥 🍜 🍣), added well before waffles or falafel (🧇 🧆).

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I'm happy to see Tour shipped with @gnome in the next release. It's a little app I've written last cycle but didn't got around finishing everything in time before 3.36.

Software security scanner market today is now mature enough to have its own jargon, built largely by vendor marketing teams. As such, it's primarily designed to help you get rid of your infosec budget rather than help you design a reasonable security assurance architecture. This is first part of series that looks at SAST and DAST advantages and limitations. #infosec #software #sast #dast #iast #rasp #ssdlc #security

why did i switch to FOSS tools like FNA for game development? the answer is that depending on a stack of proprietary black boxes five levels deep is simply too risky for me. game dev isnt over when the game ships, it needs to be supported and maintained for years if not decades

@freemo Yup. Google's starting assumption is that the app and the service are controlled by the same organisation (and this is actually a valid assumption in most proprietary, and even several FOSS, apps). So consequently they can punish you for mismanagement of your service by interdicting your app. Now we come along with our federated peg and it doesn't fit neatly into their hole for siloed apps, and their assumption breaks down.

We've featured some Plausible Analytics reviews (thanks @ggarron, @elementary @danrabbit and @yarmo) on our docs and on our Product Hunt page too.

If you've written a review too, do let us know!

The Open Build Service has a new notification center and it's really nice and useful! Thanks to everybody involved!

"Because, you know, so many of these companies call themselves 'tech companies', but they are in actual fact entering into traditional industries and they're just competing against these other players with 'tech' branding that they've not only used to skirt regulations but also to make it easier for them to access capital so they can underprice their services and push traditional companies out of those markets."

So much to quote!

okay seriously anyone who just hooks up their masto account to a twitter crossposter needs to fuck right off and delete their account immediately tbh

Finally heard back 12 months later that my short story had been denied for a small lit magazine.

This was my first submission and I'm already of the mind that the whole "you submit to us and must not publish your work in the interim" model is bad for writers.

Holy crap, google is apparently taking down all/most fediverse apps from google play on the grounds that that some servers in the fediverse engage in hate speech. At least three apps I know of anyway and I'd imagine the others will follow soon under the exact same reasoning.} Seems to be the case with Husky, Fedilab, and "subway" tooter.

this is a scary precedent if google play is going to ban any apps that can in any way be used to access content with hate speech. So what about a forum client, do they take that down just because there is a forum somewhere on the internet posting hate speech?

This is particularly worrisome because for most people Google Play is the only way they understand to install apps at all.

Picture attached of one of the notices received by fedilab.

@fedilab @tateisu #fediverse #mastoadmin #freespeech #censorship

Additionally, as part of this plan, we will develop a camera option/upgrade for MNT Reform.

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