Is there any #tech #conference you are looking forward to attending next year? What makes it so interesting?

Pause. What's the weather like? Don't use an app to find out.

Is there a script out there that will go through my follows list and unfollow accounts that have the "moved" status and give me a list of where they moved to or follow their new account?

I haven't done much on Leiningen in a while, but today I cut a 2.8.2 release:

mostly just a long list of small things that were overdue to get out

Communicate with us? On Twitter, Microsoft and Google. #PEP, you can do better!

Lighten up on yourself. No one is perfect. Gently accept your humanness. ~ Deborah Day

‘Your Apps Know Where You Were Last Night, and They’re Not Keeping It Secret’

“At least 75 companies receive anonymous, precise location data from apps whose users enable location services to get local news and weather or other information, The Times found. Several of those businesses claim to track up to 200 million mobile devices in the United States”

Also on our forum:

So we got this conference talk with the review team of the Decentralized Internet & Privacy Devroom and we thought that despite our efforts we did not attract enough female and non-binary #gendered speakers.

If you're a white make and proposed a talk in our #FOSDEM2019 devroom, please reach out to your community and find someone from an under-represented community to present your talk instead of you.

That requires humility and decentralization, and going against the trend at @fosdem


You know, while we're all concerned about the integrity of our messaging apps, when it comes to actually subverting your phone they'll probably just push an update to your keyboard. #aabill #auspol

take me down to parallel city where the lines are straight and stretch to infinity

What if the response to tumblr being banned from the app store was tumblr making its mobile web version usable instead of being shit and literally insulting you for trying to like a post

Thunderbird's spam filters are quite useful when your indie email provider doesn't do a very good job at filtering spam.

Today's the birthday of Grace Hopper, AKA "Amazing Grace." She was a computer scientist, programmer, and educator whose pioneering work on early computers and amiably no-nonsense attitude when teaching continues to inspire.

More info:

I painted her once.

Mass surveillance around the world is growing. We have to fight for our right to privacy and freedom of speech! Here we explain how any backdoor would lessen security for all of us:

once upon a time I got interviewed on The Setup ( but that was ages ago.

today I got an email from someone asking if I'd be interested in sharing what's changed since then, so I posted

it's a bit self-indulgent but kind of fun to look back on I guess. part of me was surprised anyone was interested, but here it is anyway.

New episode of @librelounge is out! Episode 3: Hacker Culture, Past, Belonging and Inclusion

There's a lot of interesting challenges discussed here. How can we have a community without a culture, but how can we have our culture without being exclusionary?

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