This text based game was pretty kick-ass; survive 31 days of work-life balance (comedy category): https://textadventures.co.uk/games/view/q1w9tw48l0qlzo8lbwzeza/dungeons-deadlines #DungeonsAndDeadlines #textadventure
Why do programming languages allow newbies to make the same mistakes every year? Is it so that we, senior developers and software architects, can chuckle at them derisively and feel good about ourselves? Why don't we make languages better instead? Remove confusing and financially damaging elements?
For instance: noobs tend to store money in a floating-point data type. That leads to rounding errors. Why don't our languages pick a better type? Why don't our tutorials teach better?
Google didn't invent YouTube. Facebook didn't invent Instagram. And the list goes on and on.
That’s why I voted to order @Google@twitter.com, @Facebook@twitter.com, @firstname.lastname@example.org, @Apple@twitter.com, & @Microsoft@twitter.com to hand over a decade of records about their buying binge. https://www.ftc.gov/news-events/press-releases/2020/02/ftc-examine-past-acquisitions-large-technology-companies
reCAPTCHA is one of many "free" systems that are seemingly helpful and innocent, but are actually part of the #Google data-collection ecosphere.
If you must use a particular system that integrates with reCAPTCHA or similar, please provide them feedback that you would like alternatives to Google services.
Users, choose to solicit sites that value your #privacy and user data.
It turns out that Google is now using Chrome to track its users(!)
A blogger found out that his wacom tablet tracked every applications he opens. He also discovered a sort of kill switch, which can stop collection of this data immediately.
Mozilla just announced that we chose @matrix as IRC replacement for synchronous messaging. Matrix's announcement is here: https://matrix.org/blog/2019/12/19/welcoming-mozilla-to-matrix/
Discussing Sikoba With Alex Kampa | EP#216 https://open.tube/videos/watch/4852f01b-f475-4fc1-a5a4-3ebe0212f843
Reel2Bits, a federated music-sharing platform, needs volunteer developers!
A new addition to the federated music space needs your help! https://wedistribute.org/2019/12/reel2bits-a-federated-music-sharing-platform-needs-volunteer-developers/