Yay, cool stickers for me to sticker about locally. Thanks @johnpierremaeli
What could possibly go wrong?
Google to auto-delete users' records by default
But is this data wiped from Google servers permanently or does it just make it invisible?
I've just read Greenpeace's report on the energy sources for serverfarms.
There's some interesting takeaways. Looks even more vital now to promote alternative entertainment outside of the "streaming services"!
Streaming is not green. Downloading it won't be much better, but will once you've rewatched it instead of something else!
Funkwhale brings music and audio to the Fediverse:
It lets you discover, store and share music or other audio.
The official website has more:
Funkwhale is a federated, decentralised platform running on open software, and uses ActivityPub so it is also compatible with Mastodon and other Fediverse networks.
Amazon says 'Black Lives Matter'. But the company has deep ties to policing - Activists say the company’s work, which includes commercial partnerships with law enforcement, harms communities of color https://www.theguardian.com/technology/2020/jun/09/amazon-black-lives-matter-police-ring-jeff-bezos
NEW! IBM and Amazon have now both announced they would stop (or sort of stop) facial recognition. We are skeptical to say the least. Read our take:
IBM has claimed they are stopping facial recognition but we are not really impressed. 🤨
See? no company deserves this amount of power, how can Amazon be so fake about it? I hate the fucking corporate image...
YOU are not good for society, you are just a known cancer.
Thanks to massive protests against racism and police brutality across the U.S., IBM ended its face surveillance program. Amazon is pausing police use of Rekognition for 1 year. Microsoft should be next.
Amazon 'suspend' police using facial recognition software.
There must be a catch
Nothing like some hypocrisy from Jeff Bezos to kick off the morning.
The treasure trove hidden in discarded computers - interesting ideas to recycle bits of old hard drives and other stuff
If it ain't broke: You share your oldest working gadgets - it's a shame that technology that lasts is such a novelty
The Brave web browser is hijacking links, and inserting affiliate codes
The social network of the future: No ads, no corporate surveillance, ethical design, and decentralization! Own your data with Mastodon!