The #PeerTube content bootstrap fund
«#TikTok is a data collection service that is thinly-veiled as a social network.»
How to de-Google-ify your site to make it faster and visitor friendly - Marko Saric: https://markosaric.com/degoogleify/
Though I would add one potential alternative to YouTube is to simply store the video files alongside the rest of site & link to them using a <video controls> tag. Unfortunately many hosting services are too restricted.
Constituents bombard MPs with tens of thousands of emails over Dominic Cummings - https://www.theguardian.com/politics/2020/may/29/constituents-bombard-mps-with-180000-emails-about-dominic-cummings no line drawn under the suffering of millions of brits; please use https://www.writetothem.com/ to let them know what you think of the situation...
Today, we've unveiled our roadmap to #PeerTube's v3: live streaming, global search, better plugins, playlists and moderation: we will need your help!
▶️ info https://framablog.org/2020/05/26/our-plans-for-peertube-v3-progressive-fundraising-live-streaming-coming-next-fall
▶️ share and support https://joinpeertube.org/roadmap
"If one could find a specific date for birth of personal computing, it would be May 5 1966, when Stephen B Gray founded the Amateur Computer Society and began publishing a quarterly called the ACS Newsletter" (BYTE 1978) #retrocomputing https://archive.computerhistory.org/resources/access/text/2012/03/102654910-05-01-acc.pdf
Northern Ireland minister confirms they will use a decentralised app for reasons of privacy and to interoperate with the Republic, rather than adopting the centralised NHSX contact tracing app.
Linux not Windows: Why Munich is shifting back from Microsoft to open source – again | ZDNet
Munich's flip-flop back to open source is the latest sign of Germany's political sea change over proprietary software.
"My problem with contact tracing apps is that they have absolutely no value," Bruce Schneier, a privacy expert and fellow at the Berkman Klein Center for Internet & Society at Harvard University, told BuzzFeed News. "I'm not even talking about the privacy concerns, I mean the efficacy. Does anybody think this will do something useful? ... This is just something governments want to do for the hell of it. To me, it's just techies doing techie things because they don't know what else to do."
Your scheduled dose of Devil's Advocaat http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/55110.htm @schestowitz
Germany changes course. The #CoronaApp will switch to a device-centric model. Good news! cc @email@example.com
Migrant seeking better life than corporate microblog can offer.
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