Why Isn't 1 a Prime Number? at https://blogs.scientificamerican.com/roots-of-unity/why-isnt-1-a-prime-number/ - discuss at https://freepo.st/freepost.cgi/post/wfbp1p9q7d #freepost
Showed #OpenStreetMap to a fellow newspaper delivery person.
"ooohhh, that's so handy! What's that called? Open street map?"
Spread the love people, spread the love.
If a government official claims AI can predict where and when crime will occur with "99% accuracy," you can be 100% sure that they're wrong. https://qz.com/1603797/lancaster-california-police-employ-ibm-mass-surveillance-system/ https://t.co/mOj4BMY6pb
think maybe a reason people get put off adding captions (other than phone apps making it more of a pita than it should be) is they think it needs to be super comprehensive or something
3-5 words is all you need most of the time
So, if you need another reason to get Alexa out of your home or keep it out, here you go:
"Amazon employees are listening to, transcribing and even joking about the private conversations customers have with Alexa on their smart speakers." https://www.thetimes.co.uk/article/amazon-listens-to-conversations-through-alexa-qh328jlw0
"Trading privacy for convenience is a bad bargain..."
"We must keep fighting to make sure that in the future, it gets easier, and not harder, to defend our privacy—biometric or otherwise."
protip: always hide your WiFi's name (bssid/essid) in screenshots, because it's easy to find your location based on that data:
In case you missed it:
The free open self-hosting software makers @freedomboxfndn have teamed up with the open source hardware makers @olimex to produce a #FreedomBox kit that lets you easily set up a home server straight out of the box:
You can also win an Olimex FreedomBox kit by tooting @olimex with suggestions for new features in the kit's software or hardware (competition closes on Monday):
Afraid to flash? Mail-us your phone!
And getting closer to 100 supported smartphones.
Latest updates about /e/, the privacy-centric mobile ecosystem are available at:
#mydataisMYdata #android #privacy #opensource
Two new smartphones can now be freed from #google today! /e/ is adding support for:
- Moto Z2 Play - "albus" https://gitlab.e.foundation/e/wiki/en/wikis/device/albus/info
- Mi MIX 2s - "polaris" https://gitlab.e.foundation/e/wiki/en/wikis/device/polaris/info
@jon @writefreely I believe it'd be fine, but I honestly don't know enough about Docker to know the potential issues -- project contributors did most of the work there. If you want, please feel free to open an issue here to help us get input from the community: https://github.com/writefreely/documentation
I can say that running the application according to the normal install guide is definitely suitable for production use (especially if configured to use SQLite, to ease installation).
"I just boarded an international @JetBlue flight. Instead of scanning my boarding pass or handing over my passport, I looked into a camera before being allowed down the jet bridge. Did facial recognition replace boarding passes, unbeknownst to me? Did I consent to this?" https://twitter.com/mackenzief/status/1118509708673998848
Just a personal instance for me to connect to the Fediverse :)