@janci protonmail is only better than gmail as long as your main goal is to not have your data sold to the advertisers.

ProtonMail logged IP address of French activist after order by Swiss authorities

techcrunch.com/2021/09/06/prot

#gmail #protonmail #privacy

Tedious Facebook double think. Their own research shows instagram is harmful. Their defense seems to be that it's only a teeny bit damaging.
bbc.co.uk/news/technology-5875

No patients were ever asked if they minded if there medical records were passed to what became a Google company.
bbc.co.uk/news/technology-5876

“In the high stakes battles between governments and tech companies, human rights are the main casualties,” theguardian.com/technology/202

Teachers, stop showing YouTube videos and other corporate internet content on classrooms if you don't have effective adblockers in use.

Students shouldn't be force-fed ads during class.

It’s that wonderful time of year where you get free online talks about inclusive design for a whole 24 hours courtesy of Inclusive Design 24.

In two days: 23rd September, don’t miss out!

inclusivedesign24.org/2021/sch

RIP Sir Clive Sinclair I grew up with the Spectrum (I betrayed it for the Commodore 64 - so sorry)
It's still my ambition to own a working C5 before I snuff it bbc.co.uk/news/uk-58587521

"Back to the Future with RSS!" by Nicky Case ncase.me/rss/

RSS is still the best way to consume internet media IMO. Let's hear it for RSS.

"Facebook and its advertisers are ‘panicking’ as the majority of iPhone users opt out of tracking"

9to5mac.com/2021/07/14/faceboo

:jeb:

Someone should make a list of all the times social media execs have been called in to explain why they profit from their platforms being cesspits and the zero change that has followed these meetings. theguardian.com/world/2021/jul

🚀 CryptPad 4.8 is now live on cryptpad.fr!

This release includes early work on document conversions, including:
- Import of Trello boards (JSON)
- Export of Markdown from Rich Text

Much more to come in this area!

Our emails shouldn't be spying on us

Latest episode with web designer Dave Smyth who started the notospypixels.com website to push back against tracking guff in marketing emails.
jamesmullarkey.com/2021/07/our

@Mayana If you care about my Rhapsode project, I highly encourage you to participate in Mozilla Common Voice! (See above toot)

Speech recognition is my single biggest weakness in localization (not that I'm unimpressed by Voice2JSON's efforts there), so lending all speech-to-text engines more training data will help Rhapsode work accross all languages!

Also yes: I'd love automated transcriptions in all our video players. Did you know PocketSphinx & Kaldi supports GStreamer?

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