if anyone has been thinking of joining or coming back to JORTS DOT HORSE and didn't because it was so out of date, well, now's your chance. sign-ups are re-enabled, we're running latest masto, and (afaik) we've never been at the center of a fedi controversy
downsides: absentee badmin who never posts
upsides: damn thats a sexy jorts horse logo
i might need to disable sign-ups again if we get inundated with weird bot accounts like last time, but for now they're open!
@skelly what people who have spent their whole lives writing shitty web apps dont realize is that when your website fails 0.01% of the time someone's browser crashes but when your self driving car AI crashes 0.01% of the time thousands of people die
Another amazing video by Computerphile, in this case talking about anonymous locations data
GPS services or other services that have a location functionality built in claim that your data is secure because it has been anonymized
It has been shown many times and through various methods that those "anonymous" location data points can be re-linked to an individual's identity
Great video to understand how the re-identification works and why anonymizing data is not enough!
Nobody tell Hegel's dialectical ghost that actually all our letters come from scribes being too lazy to use logograms correctly
Days that Biden has chosen not to honor his campaign promise of ending US support for the mass atrocities in Yemen:
ur local solarpunk queer. age 23, envsci major, martial artist, union boi always hollering
Sunbeam City is a anticapitalist, antifascist solarpunk instance that is run collectively.