I'm genuinely starting to be convinced that people are not really capable of grasping what an 'alternative' is. They see cars and they largely behave the same, so they apply the same logic to everything.
I want to try #Linux - oh my, where's the vendor to hold my hand, Ah, It's called Canonical...OH PEOPLE
Wayland misconceptions debunked
Wow, Carmack is really going all in on #rustlang it seems.
@MatejLach This is one of the main reasons I'm supporting webapps whenever possible.
Though even with webapps on iOS, you are at Apple's mercy, they have complete control over their single allowed browser engine as well.
For example, in the latest version of Safari Apple decided to suddenly disable device orientation and motion APIs used especially for WebVR/AR which were available for years. There are established companies depending on those APIs.
Hello people of the Fosstodon,
here is my third and last episode on Vim Basics, today on advanced and practical Vim tips!
Here's a remainder no 85,234,567 as to why you shouldn't base your business around a product that depends on:
b.) Build your business around consuming 3rd party APIs (and maybe presenting them differently), thus being susceptible to the whims of all the parties you depend on. Encroach on their territory with a better product and THEY WILL shut you down.
Rust: A unique perspective
"Every tap, button push and keyboard entry is recorded — effectively screenshotted — and sent back to the app developers", including credit card numbers, passwords, etc. When will people stop pretending that the #Apple system of a proprietary walled garden lead to more #security and #privacy? https://techcrunch.com/2019/02/06/iphone-session-replay-screenshots
America: All regulation is evil, businesses must be allowed to do whatever they like
Telcos: *Sell your detailed location data to bounty hunters and anyone else who asks*
HP's ink DRM instructs your printer to ignore the ink in your cartridge when you cancel your subscription
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