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Juna oli niin myöhässä, että en ehtinyt vaihtoyhteyteen. Nyt korvaava yhteys on myös myöhässä. :losthopes_f:

Uncut Gems -leffa 

Katsottiin eilen Uncut Gems, koska olin kuullut siitä hyvää – siitä huolimatta, että pääosassa oli Adam Sandler. Se oli varmaan Sandlerin paras roolisuoritus: hän oli koko leffan ajan aivan uskomattoman ärsyttävä, mutta tarkoituksella. Leffa oli sen takia hieman tuskallinen katsoa, mutta jos kestää ärsytyksen, voin suositella. Erinomainen roolisuoritus, en halua koskaan nähdä sitä uudestaan.

Joku ajatteli, että on hyvä idea kirjoittaa "haista vittu" rekisteröinnin yhteydessä olevaan tekstikenttään. Ei Mastodonttiin ole pakko liittyä! (En hyväksynyt hakemusta.)

Quote: "Google is planning to move its British users’ accounts out of the control of European Union privacy regulators, placing them under U.S. jurisdiction instead, the company confirmed late on Wednesday."

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https://uk.reuters.com/article/uk-google-privacy-eu-idUKKBN20E08U

The Great Google Revolt

...Berland was one of at least four employees Google fired that day. All four were locked in an ongoing conflict with the company, as they and other activists had stepped forward to denounce both its treatment of workers and its relationship with certain customers, like U.S. Customs and Border Protection....

https://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2020/02/18/magazine/google-revolt.html

#google #ethics #immigration #surveillanceCapitalism #DontBeEvil #DontBeGoogle

Are you interested in a federated alternative to Goodreads that doesn't use Amazon?

because I'm making a federated alternative to Goodreads that doesn't use Amazon

https://github.com/mouse-reeve/fedireads

Annotated reading editions of #Marxist texts, starting with Capital vol. 1. Built with #jekyll and #hypothesis.

https://marxdown.github.io/

Netflix have enabled a feature to disable "autoplay" of trailers when you're just browsing: https://help.netflix.com/en/node/2102

About time.

Squeeeeeeeeeeeee!!!

Pelgrane Press added the GUMSHOE one-2-one and Quick Shock content to their Creative Commons BY-3.0 SRD

Squeeeeeeeeeeeee!!!

#gumshoe #rpg

Here is some good #privacy news: the Eu Advocate General has concluded national mass retention laws in the EU are illegal. Countries can not demand that internet providers just keep massive amounts of personal data because it might be useful some day.
https://privacyinternational.org/news-analysis/3334/advocate-generals-opinion-national-security-mass-retention-regimes-are

Somebody is creating virtual traffic jams on Google Maps by lugging around Android smartphones in a handcart.

„99 second hand smartphones are transported in a handcart to generate virtual traffic jam in Google Maps.Through this activity, it is possible to turn a green street red which has an impact in the physical world by navigating cars on another route to avoid being stuck in traffic. „

http://www.simonweckert.com/googlemapshacks.html

The other day somebody asked here who is the main #Fediverse philosopher.

Why, it's @scream, of course.

There’s something very 21C about this story; the idea that a wave of human suffering results in an uptick of players of a game which models pandemics, and puts the player in he role of an aggressive virus.

https://arstechnica.com/gaming/2020/01/plague-inc-maker-dont-use-our-game-for-coronavirus-modeling/

Wow this is a very interesting story. An antifascist infiltrated the neo-Nazi terrorist organization The Base (English translation of al-Qaida), gained a position of trust, and leaked tons of chat records, audio recordings, and videos.

Prepping for a race war: documents reveal inner workings of neo-Nazi group
https://www.theguardian.com/world/2020/jan/25/inside-the-base-neo-nazi-terror-group

I made some generative op art based on realtime data https://op-art.glitch.me/ 🖌️ I kind of like the idea of having things in my house that give me data but are also beautiful.

In tech, 'smart' refers to any device that stops working when the company that manufactures it goes out of business, regardless of what it does.

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Closed Finnish instance.