While we are on the subject of attention-sucking corporate garbage, can somebody explain to me why a large part of the free software community has chosen to jump on the Discord bandwagon?
Discord is closed-source, non-free software that is not intended as a tool to improve anybody's work or lives. Please can we all stop and rethink this.
Phrases like "it's a market in human futures" are profound and accurate but far too technical in an economic and humanistic sense to be able to compete with whatever else is on Facebook, Twitter or Reddit. But a well-produced drama mixed with credible and engaging interviewees is an approach worth trying.
The semi-dramafication is the kind of thing that normally makes me turn off very quickly but I understand what they're trying to do in this case. One of the great challenges facing those of us who see surveillance capitalism for what it is is communicating to the greater public what's actually happening and what the implications are
My guess is that news organizations have been saving their Trump gotcha stories for the election run-in, and this is the first of many...
An oldish but nice article encompassing my three preferred modern programming languages: Rust, Go and Elixir https://blog.discord.com/why-discord-is-switching-from-go-to-rust-a190bbca2b1f
BBC News’s take on how to talk about the impact of Covid-19 on the economy.
Not much surprise that the UK electorate at large has such difficulty engaging with the challenges facing the world today.
Web and audio developer. Linux, FOSS, audio, computer music, some other stuff.
Exited Brexit, tooting from Andalucía 🐘 🇪🇸
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