been using google less and less. it feels cleansing.

The goal of being prepared is that, by having your own shit together, you’re more able to help others.

ProTip: Remember to check your URLs for "utm_*" parameters

E.G. If I see:
"?" at the end of the URL you shared, I know you got it from Reddit

Or "utm_campaign=newsletter0120" tells me you probably copied it from an email sent in January of last year

These are never needed to actually reach the page you're sharing. They're just for analytics (UTM tracking modules) and will reveal where you get your information (to us and the site), which may cause privacy issues


Skinny Feels, on the other hand, will smear itself across the digiverse like bullshit. In the Houses of Parliament.

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I only have 3-5 profiles on different public sites and a website. Website goes to holding page and profiles get deleted. Have to keep LinkedIn and Twitter for purposes. But that’ll be it. Whoop whoop.

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Going to spend the day tomorrow wiping my real self from the internet.

#aaronswartz would have been 34 today.

The struggle to keep a free, safe and open Commons goes on, and you have a part in that struggle. #passiton.

@alcinnz I wish someone had mentioned that to the people who spent six months in 2019 relentlessly harassing Glimpse contributors because they thought we were enemy combatants in an imaginary online culture war.

Wait, WHAT?

How dense am I? The woman who played Commodore Oh in Star Trek Picard was the actress who played Kumiko in Karate Kid part 2.



first time I see adblock notification in the web which actually promotes using adblock

If you can manage it, learning new things for their own sake and not for any expected utility is both more fun and more enlightening. It encourages a deeper exploration of a topic than you might otherwise perform, and opens up new pathways in your mind that were previously hidden to you.

🇬🇧 The EU keeps funding illegal an unethical surveillance research. Nobody knows how often.

We had a long sheet of potentially relevant projects compiled. Can you help us find the problematic ones? #Crowdsourcing

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#opensource #socialmedia #decentralization

Wanna know more about open source and decentralized social networks? "It's FOSS" published an overview today:

📰 9 Decentralized, Open Source Alternative Social Media Platforms

Souvenez-vous de Aaron Swartz
(8 novembre 1986 - 11 janvier 2013)

Been lurking here for a couple of weeks; might as well do a proper introduction now.

Got a physics PhD years back, but working in the electronics industry now.
I'm your run-of-the-mill linux and FOSS enthusiast (for over 20 years now). Switched over to linux permanently a couple of years ago.
For some reason I seem to be running mostly ARM hardware these days (several RPIs, pinebook pro, pinephone).


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