"The [NZ] Government and its agencies buy about a sixth of all advertising - so they could be spending more than $100 million on social media [ie corporate-owned #DataFarms]."
It's like watching them pay someone to punch the public in the face. Imagine the kind of privacy-respecting social web platform you could develop using #FreeCode, and host in the #PublicInterest, with $NZ100 million a year.
No matter how many times I go to Tarifa, the south of the south of Spain, it always surprises me when I see Morocco there, closer than I always expect.
14.4 km. That's the distance between Europe and Africa.
(Photos by @polarhare)
A friend of mine is tearing down a house on a property he bought .So yesterday I helped him with that, running around the thing with a big-ass pickaxe all day long, hacking apart an entire wooden 2nd floor, some walls, and other random parts.
It was fun, but guess how my puny little programmer/cyclist arms are feeling right now. 😫
More concerted purging in the #Assange and Ecuador affair: https://themindunleashed.com/2019/04/facebook-removes-rafael-correa-page.html
I hoped they warned them befor doing.
If they did, and #matrix kept ignoring it, that's definatly a way to teach someone a lesson.
@raucao and https://github.com/matrixnotorg/matrixnotorg.github.io is the GitHub Pages source
Holy shit, they even arrested Ola Bini in Quito. #Assange
Totally not an #Assange deal: https://www.enca.com/business/imf-approves-42bn-loan-ecuador
'if you're a matrix.org user you should change your password now.'
It's running again, but:
'The hacker exploited a vulnerability in our production infrastructure'
And the science is already there: https://iopscience.iop.org/journal/2041-8205/page/Focus_on_EHT :3 #EHTBlackHole
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